Whilst animals are being pushed further and further out of the expanding urban environment, some wild animals are ploughing back into the city centre. This urban exodus makes us rethink how we cohabit with wildlife in the city.

Can the notion of a new ‘creative class’ allow us to reflect on the notion of a ‘creative city’ ? To what extent ?

Today, cities must take note of the complexity of urban projects, the particular challenges and the various factors at play ; increasing urbanisation, environmental challenges, fragmented territories, social crisis, changing ways of life, economic and residential attractiveness.

The experience of the urban environment should be full of discovery and chance encounters. How can we maximise these interactions in the city through design ?

« Abandoned and vacant lots, wasteland…. : these words often with complex statistical definitions can sometimes seem vague..

Which of these new creative spaces within the city mark a cultural urban regeneration ?

In the quest for the city of the future, there is an emerging, lesser known alternative ; the concept of the Wise City…

 

How can culture allow for the economic development of territories?

Are we all equal considered in the city? What actions can we take to ensure that the city of tomorrow does not lack gender equality?

Appraisal of various urban agriculture systems today. What are the key characteristics and advantages ?

What are these hybrid places ? Spaces which are neither home nor work, and which lie between public and private space..

How to adapt safety regulations to imagine more playful and permissive play areas for children?

Understanding the notion of vernacular landscape, the concept of vernacular architecture and how they evolve over time.

What is the role of the city for its citizens. How can urban space influence public health ?

How can the city adapt to growing demand for sport and activity spaces ?