• SDG9 plus: Techno-city

    2019年04月05日

    On the waves of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), technological innovation is redefining human society. How cities harness technologies to achieve sustainability becomes a focus. In this issue, we will see how cities integrate technologies

  • Water They Doing: Water Solutions

    2019年03月22日

    It may seem like we are far from water shortage: about 70% of the Earth's surface is covered by water. However, more than 95% of the water is held by the ocean, which means it is not directly potable. Water scarcity is a big challenge facing us, and t

  • HERban Innovation: For a More Gender-Balanced City

    2019年03月08日

    From left to right: Awkwafina, Billy Porter, and Amy Poehler (Getty Images)You might have already forgotten the name of the Best Picture for this year's Academy Awards, but you may still have a fresh memory of these looks at the annual gala of th

  • Case Study: Mobile Multi-Modal Mobility Guide (Berlin, Germany)

    2019年02月22日

    By DENG Yuanchang / Sun Yat-Sen UniversityBerlin was a deserving city for the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation in 2016. This study tour took place during September 2nd and 4th, 2017.The m4guide (Mobile Multi-Modal Mobility Guide) res

  • Case Study: Development of Sustainable Transport System (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)

    2019年02月11日

    By Geoffrey Bickford / South African Cities NetworkAddis Ababa was shortlisted for the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation in 2016. This study tour took place during August 11th and 12th, 2017.BackgroundAddis Ababa City is demanding tra

  • Case Study: Integrated Community-Based Solid Waste Management (Qalyubeya, Egypt)

    2019年01月30日

    By Azza Sirry / Housing and Building National Research Center of Egypt Qalyubeya was a winner of the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation in 2016. This study tour took place during October 10th and 11th, 2017.Municipal waste is a ma

  • Case Study: Participatory Planning and Good Governance (Jakarta, Indonesia)

    2019年01月16日

    By Teguh Kuirawan / University of IndonesiaJakarta was shortlisted for the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation in 2016. This study tour took place during September 4th and 5th, 2017.The Special Capital City of Jakarta Province is the ca

  • Case Study: From Marketplace to Makerspace (Yiwu, China)

    2019年01月03日

    By Belinda Yuen / Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative CitiesYiwu was a city of special mention of the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation in 2016. This study tour took place during July 26th and 27th, 2017.Yiwu, located some 300 km from

  • From Farm to Fork and Back: Everything about Food

    2018年11月30日

    Though often neglected, the urban food system is an essential part of the local implementation of the SDGs. Food sustainability is intertwined with hunger eradication, food security, poverty alleviation and carbon emission reduction. "Everything"

  • Case Study: Delivering Sustainable Sydney 2030 (Sydney, Australia)

    2018年11月17日

    By WU Jie/Guangzhou Urban Planning and Design Survey Research InstituteSydney was a deserving city of the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation in 2016. This study tour took place during September 10th and 12th, 2017.Sydney, as the larg