Rapid Urbanisation & Urban Transformation. Module 1 (Lessons 1-4) introduces you to rapid urbanisation and associated challenges: ghettoisation and the loss of agricultural land. The key drivers of “old urbanisation” were industrialisation and globalisation, both motivated by economic growth. The drivers of the new urbanism include sustainability, and the creativity to build cities that value people and planet over profit. We explore why ‘smart cities’ are not always high-tech; how ‘post-industrial’ design can rejuvenate the ghost towns of the industrial era; and the growth in eco-villages, and renewable energy cities. This Module supports UN SDG 2, 7, 11, 12, 15. On completion you will receive a Certificate of Completion (Global Socio-Cultural Futures Module 1: City Futures) from Global Futures Education. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? Enrol by clicking on 'Add to Cart'. At next page click "Make an Order". Complete your personal details and payment. Within 24 hours you will receive an access email. Follow the link shown on the email to access your Course. Register with your email and a password, and enjoy 90 days access. EMAIL: ask(a)globalfutureseducation.com


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Module 1 Fee $180 USD

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