3 Issue 3 : Sustainable Urbanism - New Directions

2: Sustainable Urbanism and the Social Sciences

Session II, Sustainable Urbanism and the Social Sciences, focussed on people and communities in the city, and their role in the sustainability of a healthy, safe and liveable city.

The panel included: Integrating the disciplines of urbanism with the social sciences; participatory design that engages citizens; bottom up and informal urbanism; socio-ecological approaches to urban design and planning; labour; crime, and health in sustainable urbanism.

Dr. Joan Clos & Dr. Eduardo López Moreno

Dr. Rob Roggema

Dr. Lucy Bullivant

Sharifah Hamza

Chair: Dr. Rafael Pizarro

The panel discussion is featured in the first half of the video above; followed by the panel discussion for Panel 3. Dr. Eduardo López Moreno, representing Dr. Joan Clos, gave his talk at the Annual Research Conference at the Qatar National Convention Centre as part of the Sustainable Urbanism session the next day. See the feature on Sultan Barakat and the ARC session below.

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