UNESCO Creative Cities of Design discuss Social-Smart-Sustainable cities
On the occasion of the UNESCO Cities of Design subnetwork meeting 2020, hosted by the Creative City of Graz (Austria) and Saint-Etienne (France), three thematic panel discussions were organized on different facets of urban development to make cities sustainable and future-proof. To allow cities to participate form all over the world, the panel discussions followed a hybrid format.
With the rapid growth of cities worldwide along with the COVID-19 multifaceted impacts, Creative Cities of Design decided to discuss the development and design of future cities, focusing the reflection on how to make cities social, sustainable and smart.
Experts, urban planners and designers from 20 Creative Cities worldwide, including Baku (Azerbaijan), Berlin (Germany), Bilbao (Spain), Cape Town (South Africa), Curitiba (Brazil), Detroit (United States of America), Dundee (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), Geelong (Australia), Graz (Austria), Kaunas (Lithuania), Kobe (Japan), Kortrijk (Belgium), Mexico City (Mexico), Montreal (Canada), Muharraq (Bahrain), Saint-Etienne (France), Seoul (Republic of Korea), Singapore (Singapore), Torino (Italy) and Wuhan (People’s Republic of China), participated in the discussion.
For further information on the meeting, kindly refer to the links below