How can the health and well-being of populations in cities in emerging markets be increased? The Center will address challenges faced in creating sustainable, safe and people-focused environments with a high health status. How do you create a city for its people with a high quality of life? How do livable cities create a sense of community? How can the satisfaction of residents be measured? It is possible to actively involve the public in the development of their habitat to ensure that it is socially as well as environmentally resilient?
The Livable Cities think tank has identified three important and interlinked ingredients to guide successful urban transformation: Authenticity, Inclusion and Resilience (AIR).
Building better cities
Senior Director of Design-for-Sustainability Studies ,
Professor of Architecture and Urban Design,
Keio University, Tokyo
Sanjay Prakash, SHiFt: Studio for Habitat Futures & Indian Institute for Human Settlements,
Lead Urban Specialist, Cities and Climate Change, Urban Development,
The World Bank
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