Professional Training

Sustainable Urban Development

London Premier Centre, In London (+7 locations)
Length
5 days
Price
3,750 - 4,600 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
15 July, 2024 (+44 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom
Length
5 days
Price
3,750 - 4,600 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
15 July, 2024 (+44 start dates)
Course delivery
Classroom
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Course description

This program offers an in-depth understanding of the principles and applications of sustainability in an urban development conFixed. The course is structured to progressively build your knowledge, starting from the basics of sustainability and urban development, then delving into its three main aspects: environmental, social, and economic. We will explore practical case studies, discuss emerging trends, and you will have the opportunity to apply your learning through interactive activities. By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to contribute effectively to sustainable urban development initiatives in your community or organization.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 44 start dates

15 July, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

15 July, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

22 July, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Paris

29 July, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Singapore

5 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Barcelona

5 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

12 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Amsterdam

12 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

19 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

19 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

26 August, 2024

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  • Paris

26 August, 2024

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  • Singapore

2 September, 2024

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  • Barcelona

2 September, 2024

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  • Dubai

9 September, 2024

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  • Amsterdam

9 September, 2024

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  • London

16 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

16 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

23 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Paris

30 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Singapore

7 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Barcelona

7 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

14 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Amsterdam

14 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

21 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

21 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

28 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Paris

28 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Singapore

4 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Barcelona

4 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

11 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Amsterdam

11 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

18 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

18 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

25 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Paris

25 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Singapore

2 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Barcelona

2 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dubai

9 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Amsterdam

9 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London

16 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Istanbul

16 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Kuala Lumpur

23 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Paris

30 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Singapore

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for a broad range of individuals, including:

  • Urban planners, architects, and engineers looking to incorporate sustainability into their designs and plans.
  • Public policy makers and administrators interested in understanding the nuances of sustainable urban development for better decision-making.
  • Real estate developers and investors who want to understand the market and societal trends towards sustainable urban living.
  • Environmental and social scientists interested in the practical application of their knowledge.
  • Community leaders and activists seeking to promote sustainable practices in their communities.
  • Students and academics in the fields of urban development, architecture, environmental sciences, and public policy who wish to deepen their understanding of this crucial field.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of sustainability and how they apply to urban development.
  • Analyze and identify sustainable and unsustainable practices in urban environments.
  • Understand the role of policy, community involvement, and economic models in promoting sustainable urban development.
  • Apply knowledge of environmental, social, and economic sustainability to real-world urban development scenarios.
  • Envision and design future urban spaces that adhere to the principles of sustainable urban development.

Training Course Content

Day 1

Introduction to Sustainable Urban Development

  • Understanding the evolution of urban development and the necessity for sustainable practices.
  • Defining the principles of sustainability: environmental, social, and economic pillars.
  • Introduction to the concept of sustainable urban development and "Smart Cities".
  • Exploring global urban trends and identifying sustainable and unsustainable practices

Day 2

Environmental Sustainability in Urban Development

  • Exploring the role and importance of green infrastructure in cities: green spaces, urban forestry, and natural water management systems.
  • Discussing the impact and significance of sustainable transport systems: public transport, cycling, and walking.
  • Investigating energy efficiency in urban environments: techniques for reducing energy consumption and strategies for implementing renewable energy sources.
  • Applying knowledge to design an environmentally friendly urban space.

Day 3

Social Sustainability in Urban Development

  • Understanding the importance of inclusive urban planning for equitable access to services and opportunities.
  • Examining the impact of urban design on public health and safety.
  • Discussing the role of community engagement in urban development.
  • Creating an urban equity map to identify Locations of social disparity in a chosen urban Location.

Day 4

Economic Sustainability in Urban Development

  • Defining the balance between economic growth and sustainability: the potential of green jobs.
  • Delving into sustainable housing and real estate: affordable housing and sustainable construction practices.
  • Understanding the strategies for financing sustainable urban initiatives: public-private partnerships and other models.
  • Developing a sustainable business model for an urban initiative.

Day 5

Technological Innovation and the Future of Sustainable Urban Development

  • Examining the role of technology in sustainable urban development: digitalization, data analytics, and AI in urban planning.
  • Discussing the concept of Smart Cities: IoT, automation, and their impact on urban sustainability.
  • Understanding the opportunities and challenges of implementing new technologies in urban spaces: privacy issues, digital divide, and infrastructure demands.
  • Envisioning and designing a future city that leverages technology for sustainable urban development.

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