Drees & Sommer: Implementing the Urban TransformationEnabling Technologies #Affordability, #Ageing Populations, #Cities for All, #Climate Justice, #Co-housing, #Cross-sector Governance, #Diseases, #Education
Integrated urban development concepts of high complexity are extremely challenging to implement, moreover in current times of crisis and uncertainty. First, the physical design of cities, buildings or infrastructure often fails to correspond in the long term to the reality of its surroundings, as well as to the actual needs of its users. Second, the financial planning of projects is often unreliable, as unforeseen parameters, such as climatic factors, drive up costs for initial construction, as well as for operation. How can we streamline, our analogue and digital methods to make organizations and processes more efficient? How should future-oriented and evidence-based planning and consulting enable the integration of a wide array of processes from different disciplines and how can it curate the often conflicting interests of stakeholders who are shaping the urban reality?
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