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Sustainable Urban Development (edX)

Learn why cities are key in resolving global urbanization and sustainability challenges and how you can engineer tomorrow’s cities today. Did you know that cities take up less than 3% of the earth’s land surface, but more than 50% of the world’s population live in them? And, cities generate [...]

Ciudades en crisis y nuevas políticas urbanas (Coursera)

Las ciudades se han convertido en un foco de interés preferente para el análisis de políticas públicas. Con una concentración de personas cada vez mayor viviendo en contextos urbanos, las ciudades son hoy el escenario de un apasionante cambio de época que afecta la esfera social, política, económica y [...]

Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems (Coursera)

Learn about the three phases of the urban value chain: planning, governance and regeneration. With lecturers from all around the world and concrete case studies, this course will give you a comprehensive overview about the “Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems”.

Urban Nature: Connecting Cities, Nature and Innovation (Coursera)

How can nature help us design and build our cities? Nature-based solutions have the potential to provide multiple benefits across a range of sustainability challenges facing cities. They can help to limit the impacts of climate change, enhance biodiversity and improve environmental quality while contributing to economic activities and [...]

African cities : An Introduction to Urban Planning (Coursera)

This course teached the basics of urban planning in Africa through technical, environmental, social and economical dimensions. It focuses on African cities only. Although, they exemplify well cities in the Global South, and potentially all cities, we will make the African context highly topical.

Mobilité et urbanisme (Coursera)

Le cours présente un tour d’horizon introductif des interactions entre la mobilité et les dynamiques urbaines. Il propose des outils méthodologiques et opérationnels permettant d’appréhender et de réguler la mobilité.

Rethink the City: New approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges (edX)

How do you plan future cities? Explore alternative theories and innovative solutions for urban challenges in the global south. You’ll learn about today’s urban challenges focusing on developing countries, referred to as the global south.

CitiesX: The Past, Present and Future of Urban Life (edX)

Explore what makes cities energizing, amazing, challenging, and perhaps humanity’s greatest invention. For the first time in human history, more than fifty percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas. Cities allow for the exchange of ideas, and generate remarkable innovations in business, art, and ideas. Cities are [...]

Enhancing the Quality of Urban Life: Fifteen Winning Projects of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture (FutureLearn)

Find out how we can improve life for people in cities by looking at award-winning architecture projects from across the globe. This open online course looks at the challenges of enhancing the quality of urban life as they have been addressed by projects from across the world that have [...]