Newsletter February 2017
> 200+ New Towns in Africa added to the INTI database!
Africa is no longer the rural continent many people think it is. On the contrary: it is the fastest urbanizing continent in the world. Chinese, Korean, Singaporean firms, American, English (...)
Newsletter January 2017
A Happy and Inspiring 2017! At INTI, we’re starting the year with a promising program. This is our agenda:
We’ll be doing 4 New Town Labs
We’ll continue our international research project A City of Comings and Goings
There’s going to be (...)
Newsletter November 2016
16 November 2016
This and next week, INTI is participating in two events:
> TU Braunschweig: Urban Africa Africa is the least urbanized continent, but at the same time its urban growth is the fastest in global comparison. Although urban growth is currently (...)
New Town Radio
15 November 2016
Three weeks ago, October 19th, INTI was in Quito, Ecuador for the Habitat III conference with Jorn Konijn. We made a full day of radio, talking to architects, planners, artists, local activist and policy-makers to discus the future of living in (...)
New Towns; Challenges and Opportunities
19 October 2016
What are the most important challenges and opportunities on the agenda of New Towns? How can questions of livability, demography, participation, work, accessibility and mobility be transformed into guidelines for the design of new towns?
INTI@Habitat III - activities
9 October 2016
From Oct 13-21 INTI will be based in Quito at the Habitat III conference and is looking forward to welcome you. Check out the INTI’s activities agenda and join us!
Expert Group Meeting
’Achieving Sustainable New Town Development in Developing (...)
INTI at Habitat III in Quito
29 September 2016
Our event “New Towns; laboratories for implementation of the New Urban Agenda” has been selected as part of the official program of the Habitat III conference.
As our partner, member, colleague or friend, we invite you to join our event in Quito! (...)
Meet us in Quito!
26 September 2016
> Meet us in Quito! Our event “New Towns; laboratories for implementation of the New Urban Agenda” has been selected as part of the official program of the Habitat III conference.
As our partner, member, colleague or friend, we invite you to (...)
Making Cities Together Lab, Nairobi
26 September 2016
Fast growing cities, like Nairobi, face serious challenges in developing into an inclusive and prosperous environment. The ‘Making Cities Together’ project aims to develop a sustainable, viable and long-term agenda for Nairobi’s public spaces as an (...)
Newsletter August 2016
4 August 2016
> International New Town Day Videos Now Online
On June 30th, INTI brought together speakers from 12 New Towns on 4 continents in the Netherlands. During the conference, city representatives, academics, architects, sociologists and planners (...)
27 July 2016
Welcome by Tjeerd Herrema, elderman of Spatial Affairs, Housing and Neighbourhoods, Almere
Introduction: Ambitions for New Cities of the Near Future by Michelle Provoost, director of INTI
Voices from the world: New Towns Challenges and (...)
From Factory of the World to World City"
7 July 2016
The spectacular story of Shenzhen is well known: a collection of rural villages became a new town in 1979 when the central Chinese government gave it the status of Special Economic Zone. Shenzhen turned into a metropolis and became a prototype (...)
7 July 2016
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Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
15 June 2016
Over the second half of the previous century, the village of Spijkenisse of a few thousand citizens, has grown to a city of circa 75,000 inhabitants. At first, this population growth was initiated to facilitate the expansion of the Port of (...)