CoCreate Future Cities is a series of exclusive online events to help you take the next step towards a more sustainable, equitable and resilient city. We aim to connect international partners in multidisciplinary alliances. Starting with a clear understanding of challenges and opportunities. Building on recent successes and experiences.
Opportunities and challenges of wooden buildings in the urban environment. Another 2.5 billion people are expected to live in cities by 2050. Thus, competition for space in cities will increase and create an enormous demand for construction of new buildings.
Cities have a key role to play in meeting the Paris Climate Agreement goals. In this webinar, our panellists will discuss the challenges and merits of developing local decarbonisation pathways from the perspective of different stakeholders, and illustrate this with relevant case studies.
There are many reasons why cities across the world are rethinking their mobility mix in favour of bicyclists. Less carbon, less noise, less stress, less space and many other advantages outweigh the occasional hassle of a wet pantalon by far. The pandemic is certainly pushing this trend towards safer bicycle infrastructure, more bike sharing platforms, proper training at school and rethinking the locations of essential amenities.
Approximately 573 million people still lack adequate access to electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 calls for action to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all by 2030. The Startup Tuesday - "Impact Insights", edition is not necessarily focussed on a startup, but rather on innovation in general. The presentation will explore some of the challenges and opportunities that incumbents and start-ups in East Africa face when deploying technological innovations in off-grid areas.
Clean open water is essential for public health, biodiversity and a variety of industries. Unfortunately in many cities lakes, canals and rivers are too polluted. During a first meetup with a select group of experts, startups and city officials from both The Netherlands and Ukraine we'll dive into the opportunities of this specific challenge for startups.
There are many reasons why cities across the world are rethinking their mobility mix in favour of bicyclists. During a first meetup with a select group of experts, startups and city officials from both The Netherlands and Ukraine we'll dive into the opportunities of this trend for startups. The goal of this first session in a series of events on this topic is to explore interesting business cases for early stage and more mature startups in The Netherlands and Ukraine.
Current climatic events are highlighting the need for urban mobility to become more sustainable. Cities are disproportionately contributing to global transport emissions, responsible for a significant share of total passenger journeys and goods deliveries.
As a recap and result of the session 'Air quality essential for Covid-19 measures', we've held an interview with Albert Groenewoud from uHoo.
As a recap and result of the session 'Platform technology for Equitable Citiesa', we've held an interview with the founder of the global impact startup Qlikchain.
Hawkers set to go digital to adapt to the new normal. The Indian hawkers' federation is coming up with a mobile app and a website christened hawkerbazar.com. Ayon Hazra from Qlickchain will talk about the technology behind the platform and why it’s essential for managing trust.
As a recap and result to this session. We've held an interview with the founder of the global impact startup Finch Floating Homes.
What if the house is affordable, floats in the bay and is comfortable for families to live in. Perfect. Pieter Ham is PhD in TU Delft Global Impact programme and keen to develop a floating neighbourhood in the Philippines.
As a recap and result of the session 'Looking at the data', we've held an interview with the founder of the global impact startup ModelMe3D.
Data is key for planning the city. ModelMe3D delivers the 3D interface for data driven design and monitoring. Samuel Alvarado will share his lessons so far and talk about how 3D models help policy makers, city designers and architects.
As a recap and result of the session 'DIY affordable housing', we've held an interview with the founder of the global impact startup Unibrick.
Rushabh Chhedah is on a mission to turn plastic waste into a catalyst for quality of life in slums. Can you use plastic waste to construct your own house? Join us to hear the latest updates of his journey as a creative entrepreneur.