- Fakultas Teknik Sipil dan Perencanaan Universitas Islam Indonesia Struktur Hidro Beton Manajemen Konstruksi Geoteknik Transportasi Arsitektur Teknik Lingkungan - 2ICSBE-2012-brochure

Fakultas Teknik Sipil dan Perencanaan Universitas Islam Indonesia Struktur Hidro Beton Manajemen Konstruksi Geoteknik Transportasi Arsitektur Teknik Lingkungan

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Thursday, 03 November 2011
ImageWith over one billion people in the world living in slums today , urban informality becomes part of everyday life in the urban global south. Therefore, the challenge of making a city livable in such a region is to bridge the gap between formal/informal systems, rich/poor citizens, healthy/unhealthy environment, etc. In the light of Amartya Sen’s notion of development, bridging the above gaps means to minimize or eradicate factors that hinder such development, which Sen calls ‘unfreedom’. For Amartya Sen, development is seen as a way to achieve freedom by ‘removing unfreedom’.
Inspired by the above notion, the conference aims to better understand how livability is perceived in the fast-growing cities of the south. What kinds of ‘unfreedom’ need to be tackled in the planning and design of the built environment in order to achieve such livability? This conference is intended to provide a venue for sharing the knowledge and experiences among actors of development in coping with the issues related to livability in the urban built environment, which include issues such as waste management, transportation, disaster mitigation, informal settlement, food security, and accessibility; and to develop instruments for assessing such livability in the urban global south. Next...
 
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