News

Please find the latest Metabolism of Cities news in this section.

Apr 17

MultipliCity presentations in Czech Republic

  • Tuesday Apr 17, 2018

Metabolism of Cities has started a presentation series! In these presentations our new MultipliCity project will be shared with different groups. This first round of presentations will include a number...

Apr 03

Urban metabolism interviews now available

  • Tuesday Apr 03, 2018

From January-March 2018, Metabolism of Cities has run a Stakeholders Initiative with the topic of urban metabolism interviews.  During the ISIE/ISSST 2017 Conference in Chicago, various members of the...

Apr 01

MultipliCity: Montreal Edition - crowdsourcing urban metabolism data

  • Sunday Apr 01, 2018

In the framework of Climate CoLab contest on circular economy (which is supported by the Ville de Montréal and ICLEI), we have submitted a project proposal. It's about developing Montréal's urban metabolism...

Mar 29

Metabolism of Cities launches the MultipliCity project

  • Thursday Mar 29, 2018

For urban metabolism researchers, obtaining data is one of the most important and time-consuming activities. This not only limits research activities, but it also creates a significant threshold for policy...

Mar 20

Call for papers - Urban metabolism in transition

  • Tuesday Mar 20, 2018

 Abstract deadline: June 8, 2018Authors should send a long abstract of 800 words maximum (in English or in French), accompanied by a short biographical note withfull contact details and institutional...

Jan 31

2017: Year in review at Metabolism of Cities

  • Wednesday Jan 31, 2018

Here is our 2017 year in review. Plenty of things happened and we couldn't be more excited (the sun shining directly perhaps gives another impression!). Here are the links of what is mentioned in the...

Jan 26

Join us in Milano, Italy! Metabolism of Cities: Pathways to Progressive Sustainable Development Planning, Design and Policy

  • Friday Jan 26, 2018

PRESENTATION FLYER CLICK HERE!SAVE THE DATE: Join us Saturday, January 27, 2018, in Milan, Italy, as one of our co-founders, Gabriela Fernandez will present on the importance of ICT technologies related...

Dec 10

Beta launch of the Online course "Urban Metabolism for Policy Makers"

  • Sunday Dec 10, 2017

We're very excited to share with you that the beta version pf the first online course on "Urban Metabolism for Policy Makers" is out.This is a collaboration between Metabolism of Cities, UN Environment...

Nov 08

Use of OMAT at Columbia University

  • Wednesday Nov 08, 2017

Metabolism of Cities has worked together with Professor Lynnette Widder at Columbia University to use the Online Material Flow Analysis Tool (OMAT) as part of a class on urban metabolism. Students were...

Aug 23

MoC presenting at CISBAT 2017

  • Wednesday Aug 23, 2017

During the CISBAT conference in Lausanne (Sept 2017) we will present the second research piece from Metabolism of Cities in collaboration with EPFL, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Politecnico di Milano....

Aug 15

MoC co-organising a Material stock special session at ISIE-ISSST 2017

  • Tuesday Aug 15, 2017

Metabolism of Cities was part of the organising committee for the Material Stock special session at the ISIE conference. The special session wished to bring together all material stock aficionados to discuss...

Aug 05

MoC presenting at ISIE-ISSST 2017

  • Saturday Aug 05, 2017

At the ISIE-ISSST conference, we presented the first research project of Metabolism of Cities, the creation of our Global Urban Metabolism Database ! For more information, you can see the video footage...

Jul 30

MoC becomes an Official Member of GI-REC

  • Sunday Jul 30, 2017

Since May 2017, Metabolism of Cities is proud to be a member of GI-REC (Global Initiative on Ressource Efficient Cities see link). On May 4th, we participated at our first partner meeting in Bonn at the...

Jul 19

MoC at the Sustainable Urban Systems section meeting

  • Wednesday Jul 19, 2017

One of the side events during the ISIE-ISSST 2017 conference, was a special session on the Sustainable Urban Systems section (one of the ISIE sections, see …). Sybil Derrible, from the University of...

Jul 19

MoC co-organising a Material stock special session at ISIE-ISSST 2017

  • Wednesday Jul 19, 2017

Metabolism of Cities was part of the organising committee for the Material Stock special session at the ISIE conference. The special session wished to bring together all material stock aficionados to discuss...

Jul 08

Metabolism of City Booth at ISIE-ISSST 2017

  • Saturday Jul 08, 2017

We were extremely fortunate to be given a booth to present Metabolism of Cities over the entire period of ISIE-ISSST conference in Chicago (many thanks to … for this opportunity). For 4 days straight,...

May 17

Winner dataviz

  • Wednesday May 17, 2017

From October to December 2016, we launched our first Stakeholder Initiative called Data Visualisation. The aim of this initiative was to showcase how researchers and practitioners illustrated their urban...