Tag: New Urban Agenda

A Critical Perspective on the New Urban Agenda

The main criticisms regarding the New Urban Agenda are its vagueness, the lacking linkages to the SDGS and former HABITAT documents, the focus on cities, neo-liberal tendencies and a grave shortfall of follow-up mechanisms.

European Habitat in Prague

This is my brief account of the European Habitat Conference in Prague, focusing on a keynote on liveable cities by Prof. Jan Gehl.

2016: The Year of Cities

This introduction to the 2016 conference HABITAT III gives an overview of the high hopes for future urban development and partcipatory potentials and shortcomings.

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