- Monday, 15/09/2014
During the 11th Metropolis World Congress in Hyderabad , there is a special series of exhibitions dedicated to the rich art, culture and people of the region. There would be glimpses of art and culture of Hyderabad, (Telangana region) in every aspect of the Metropolis World Congress but the Exhibition ‘Art @ Telangana’ would bring together the finest examples of Art from the region. This exhibition is specially curated for the 11th Metropolis World Congress. Art @ Telangana – Soul for Urban Habitat, would bring together inspirational and emerging artists from the region, where art has been part of daily life for centuries. The sculptures, paintings and abstracts are woven in an interesting mosaic of human life, which would be exhibited throughout the 11th Metropolis World Congress venue in Hyderabad, HICC.
We welcome you to the Art@Telanaga during October 2014!
- Friday, 12/09/2014
Social Innovation with Digital Technology
The Indian School of Business (ISB) in association with GHMC, Government of Telangana and 11th Metropolis World Congress invites entries towards concept solutions using Social Innovation with Digital Technology.
It is called to be the first initiative in India involving people in better urban planning. Citizens aged between 18 and 35 years are called to participate in the event.
The shortlisted participants will be allowed to take part in 36-hour pre-Hackathon event Sep 26-27 at the Indian School of Business (ISB). They can come up with innovation in any of the 17 focus areas including public transportation, sanitation, roads, electricity, water supply, housing, parking management and women safety.
Microsoft is collaborating with Hyderabad Urban Hackathon by proving mentorship and technical support.
There are three stages, final being the Hackathon event to be conducted on 6th October, 2014 at HICC, Hyderabad.
- Online submission stage
- Pre-Hackathon event at ISB, Hyderabad Campus
- Final Hackathon event
- Wednesday, 10/09/2014
Check it now! Mark your calendar for one of the nine comprehensive Study Tours and Technical Visits developed by Urban India’s most emblematic City on October 10th the State of Telangana together with Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation will disclose 9 of their most relevant Urban ongoing projects and programs.
Embark on a special Urban experience and take this unique opportunity to interact with Hyderabad´s decision makers and citizens.
All you need to know about Hyderabad:
- Hyderabad Metro Rail
- Women Self Help Group
- IT Corridor/Cyberabad
- Heritage Conservation – Falaknuma Hotel
- Outer Ring Road
- Reclamination of Hussain Sagar Lake
- Indian Green Building Council
- EMRI – Emergency Services
- Rs. 5 – Food Security
More info at: http://hyderabad2014.metropolis.org/
- Tuesday, 26/08/2014
Between last July 28 and 30, a delegation composed of political representatives and technicians of the eTthekwini Municipality, as well as of representatives from the academia and civil society of Durban, visited the Housing Secretariat of the City of São Paulo (SEHAB). The visit continued the cooperation project between São Paulo and Durban on housing issues, as part of the METROPOLIS Initiative “Mentoring on Upgrading Informal Settlements”, which also counts on the support of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG).