The videos presented here provide a visual insight into the practical and thematic work of Connective Cities. Experts and practitioners worldwide describe their learning experience. These are supplemented by specific field visits to the corresponding urban locations.
From August 3rd until August 14th, 2020 around 30 urban practitioners from 6 Asian cities came together virtually during the Connective Cities Virtual Planning Workshop to exchange their experiences in the field of Green Urban Infrastructure. The workshop was a follow-up to the dialogue event in Bandung, Indonesia in November 2019 and aimed to further developed existing project ideas. During the workshop the participants were able to reflect on practical examples and to discuss challenges experienced by their peers. This led together with input from financial experts to more structured and concreted action plans.
Strategic Prepardness and Response Plan Using GIS
The video shows how the city of Hazmieh was enabled to obtain a fully functional Geographic Information System (GIS) and how GIS played the main role in increasing significantly the municipality's yearly income. Now, the strategic preparedness via GIS allowed the immediate planning and execution of an emergency plan against COVID-19...
Beni-Khalled is a city of about 26.000 inhabitants in the North-East of Tunisia. COVID-19 led to an unknown wave of solidarity. For the first time, all association and NGOs there united for a successful funding campaign to equip regional hospitals and healthcare workers with protective equipment and clothing. Young people volunteered to ensure security measures in public areas and to provide food for lock-downed and elderly people…
"The only constant thing is change."
Dr. Mervat Al Muheirat, Deputy City Manager for Health and Agriculture, explains her response plan to COVID-19 for the Jordanian capital and its successful implementation. Amman is home to about 50% of the Jordanian population. In the meantime, most of the restrictions have been gradually lifted.
Excellent in fighting COVID-19
As a result of the successful measures, there have so far been only nine cases tested positive in this city of approx. 50,000 inhabitants. The recipe for success: a comprehensive but composed communication strategy, 100% compliance of the population with the measures, extensive disinfection measures, and monitoring and tracking of all measures through an innovative GIS-based database according to the latest state of the art.
on our Connective Cities Youtube-channel !
Trailer of the INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT: about Connective Cities and the urban area development in the west of the city of Leipzig, Germany
Developing Strategies for Resilient and Liveable Urban District Development - Practitioners Workshop
Sustainable urban mobility: strategies and pathways towards more efficient, inclusive and environmentally sustainable cities
Transforming Cities: From Industrial Centres to Sustainable Urban Areas
Sustainable Urban Mobility and Climate Change - Reducing Air Pollution by Climate-Friendly Means of Urban Transport
Planning integrated solid waste management at the municipal level
Re-thinking urban upgrading – The urban NEXUS approach to promote green and inclusive settlements