• Urban Revitalization, Reimagined

    2018-08-31

    ‍‍‍‍‍‍Some cities embrace urban revitalization because there is less non-built-up area as they get more urbanized; some others turn to it because they are trying to set thing right and remove the "blight" usually caused by poor plann

  • Case Study: Kitchen Waste Management (Nanning, China)

    2018-08-13

    By SU Xingguo/Guangzhou City Administration Technologies Research CenterNanning was a deserving city of the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation in 2016. This study tour took place during August 22nd and 23rd, 2017.BackgroundAt the beg

  • Inclusive City

    2018-07-31

    There are various interpretations of "inclusion", and therefore there will be different definitions of an inclusive city. The sustainable development goal of "leaving no one behind" aptly sums it up. An inclusive city is one that every

  • Case Study: Abattoir 2020 (Brussels, Belgium)

    2018-07-10

    By LUO Jianyun / Guangzhou Urban Renewal Planning InstituteBrussels-Capital Region was shortlisted for the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation in 2016. This study tour took place during June 1st and 2nd, 2017.BackgroundBrussels-Capital

  • Child- and Youth-Friendly City

    2018-06-30

    The future of our cities depends on today's children and teenagers. They are the leaders, scientists, engineers, planners, teachers, doctors, etc of tomorrow. How do we ensure they have a healthy, safe, and empowering environment to unlock these poten

  • Case Study: The Zebra Program (La Paz, Bolivia)

    2018-06-18

    Augusto Mathias / National Confederation of Municipalities of BrazilLa Paz was a winner of the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation in 2016. This study tour took place during August 17th and 18th, 2017.In 2001, the Municipal Government o

  • Case Study: Climate Resilient Neighbourhood (Copenhagen, Denmark)

    2018-05-20

    By LI Xiaohui / Guangzhou Urban Planning and Design Survey Research InstituteCopenhagen was a winner of the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation. This study took place during May 28th and 31st, 2017.St. Kjelds Neighborhood is the fi

  • Case Study: Sex, Egalitarian Approach and Directrices (Luleburgaz, Turkey)

    2018-05-07

    By Rose K. Lukalo-Owino Lüleburgaz was shortlisted for the 3rd Guangzhou International Award for UrbanInnovation in 2016. This study tour took place during April 26th and 27th, 2018.“Sex, Egalitarian Approach and Directrices*” is a soft-footed y

  • Data-based technologies reshape cities

    2018-02-28

    With the progress of internet-related technologies, cities are facing both challenges and opportunities.

  • Special feature for Urban Innovation Workshop: Interdepartmental Collaboration and Urban Governance

    2018-02-07

    On May 21, 2015, the Urban Innovation Workshop:Interdepartmental Collaboration and Urban Governance will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Co-organized by Guangzhou Institute for Urban Innovation, UCLG Community on Urban Innovation, Secretariat of Gua