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The Team – Urban Rural Systems

The Lab – Future Cities Laboratory

The University – ETH Zürich

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Case Studies

Five case studies have been carefully identified and selected, to support our aims in investigating and understanding a particular kind of urbanisation in Monsoon Asia, and to propose approaches to secure its sustainable future.

Workshops

Tropical Town

West Bengal

Shanghai-Suzhou Corridor

Dhaka Region

Chengdu Plain

West Java

ETH Zürich

Rumah Tambah

Urban-Rural Systems Team

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Future Cities Laboratory

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This platform is envisioned to support planning and design for rapidly urbanising towns, cities and regions. This was developed by the Urban-Rural Systems team, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).

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Backed by the Batam city government, the Tropical Town project aims to develop alternative sustainable settlements that provide affordable housing for the low income inhabitants in developing countries, particularly in the tropics.