The HafenCity University Hamburg, the University Of The Built Environment and Metropolitan Development (HCU), is the only university of its kind in Europe. The education and research at the HCU
Hamburg are aimed are contemplating and concretising what the future of
metropolitan areas should look like.
HafenCity covers an area of 157 hectares, making it one of the most
prominent inner-city waterfront development projects in the world. Based
on new concept for urban living, it will increase the size of Hamburg
City by 40 percent. Between the historic Speicherstadt
warehouse district and the River Elbe, new city with cosmopolitan
mix of homes, service businesses, culture, leisure, tourism and commerce
is emerging. The
development (to circa 2025) is being managed by HafenCity Hamburg GmbH, 100-percent subsidiary of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. HafenCity is already rated as the model project for international waterfront
The Working Group for Sustainable Cities
at Harvard University is cross-disciplinary panel that brings
together the faculties of university and industry
leaders. The group is developing new ways of understanding and
approaching economic, social and environmental sustainability as it
relates to urban regeneration.
Since 1996, Montreal Urban Ecology Centre has inspired many people just like you to
participate in building an ecological and sustainable future through our
various events, demonstration projects, and other activities.
The program of Ecocity World Summit, held at Montreal 2011, has packed with cutting edge content that highlights good
practices and research from around the world
on topics ranging from transforming suburbia
to ecological and healthy infrastructure in
informal settlements, urban agriculture in unlikely places and more...
Ecocity World Summit 2011 is 9th in the International Ecocity Conference series founded in 1990 by Richard Register, the President of an unprofitable organization Ecocity Builders dedicated to reshaping cities for the long-term health of human and natural systems.