Built Environment refers to the human-made surroundings that provide the settings for human activity, ranging in scale from buildings and parks or green space to neighborhoods and cities, including their supporting infrastructure such as water supply or energy networks.  Urban design unites all the built environment professions, including urban planning, landscape architecture, architecture, civil and municipal engineering. 

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Topic Events

ICLEI World Congress 2018

ICLEI World Congress 2018 will be hosted by the City of Montreal, Canada.

Held every three years, the ICLEI World Congress assembles hundreds of local and regional governments, international agencies, national governments, donors and other partners from around the world. Together they set the course for globalizing urban sustainability. During the congress, cities, towns and regions connect with peers, foster partnerships and exchange information and experiences. This event is a key milestone in driving stronger collective local action.

Jun 19 to 23 2018, 9:00am - 6:00pm
QC, Montreal, H2Y 1C6, City of Montreal

ECOCITY World Summit

ECOCITY World Summit

Melbourne, Australia

The Ecocity Summit series, held every two years since 1990, has developed into one of the most globally significant forums for addressing the complex challenges facing humanity in a rapidly urbanizing world.

Jul 12 to 14 2017, 9:00am - 6:00pm
VIC, South Wharf, 3006, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

9th International Festival of Research & Innovation on Urban Management (Tehran Award)

It is our great pleasure to invite you to contribute research works to the “9thInternational Festival of Research & Innovation on Urban Management” that is held by Tehran Urban Planning & Research Center annually. It calls for papers from all academic disciplines and thematic areas to reflect critically on the current dynamics in the field of urban management and to explore the various practical and theoretical challenges of urban research today.

Dec 11 to 12 2016, 8:00am - 8:45pm
Tehran, Tehran, 1964635611, No. 32, Shahid Agha Bozorgi Street
IRDT

Topic Resources

This New Neighborhood Will Grow Its Own Food, Power Itself, And Handle Its Own Waste

ReGen Villages architectural partner EFFEKT is presenting our northern climate context version of ReGen Villages as the centerpiece of the Danish architectural pavilion for the upcoming Venice Biennale in May of 2016.

This will also be the global press announcement for ReGen Villages partnerships, development pipeline plans and launch of the marketing outreach program for the first 100 homes breaking ground in Almere, Netherlands this summer of 2016.

 

Routledge Sustainability Hub

Routledge Sustainability evolved from and incorporates the former Earthscan imprint and is a leading global publisher in Environment and Sustainability studies.  

An innovative knowledge centre for the global sustainability community, this Hub offers a wide range of resources about many facets of sustainability.  It includes resources by topic, sample chapters from textbooks, and a sustainability community section.