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  • Funding for an international collaboration on the digital and ecological transitions

    Shin Koseki receives funding for an international and intersectorial collaboration on the digital and ecological transition. With the support of the G3 program, the holder of the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape will develop a series of international workshops and summer schools on this pressing topic.

  • Shin Koseki becomes Mila Affiliate Member

    The Mila Board of Directors have appointed Shin Koseki as Affiliate Member for 2023-2026. This appointment consolidates the numerous collaborations between the UNESCO Chair and the world-renowned non-profit organization on the development of responsible artificial intelligence systems (AIS) for and by cities.

  • Urban Planning in the Digital Age, Views of the Contributions of Research in Planning

    The UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape is organizing a roundtable conference on December 6th from 12:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. with Jérôme Chenal, director of the “Excellence en Afrique” Center, a research unit in regional and urban planning at the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne (EPFL); and Prof. Shin Koseki, Director of the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape.

  • Signing of an agreement with Vietnam

    The collaboration between the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape and the Hanoi Architectural University has led to the signing of an agreement between the prestigious university in Vietnam and the Faculty of Environmental design of the University of Montreal.

  • Discovering the riverine landscapes of northern Ontario

    For nine days, master’s students at the Faculty of Planning at the University of Montreal visited the Great Lakes region to discover the riverine landscapes of northern Ontario. This trip falls under the Fluvialities research project carried out at the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape, and the Urban Design studio, taught at the master’s level by Shin Koseki, holder of the UNESCO Chair and professor at the School urban planning and landscape architecture.

  • Presentation of a platform that promotes design projects

    On Tuesday October 10th, the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape celebrated the unveiling of the Nplex web platform, an initiative of the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape at the University of Montreal.

  • Multidisciplinary discussions on the challenges of emerging technologies in cities

    The UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape is organizing a series of multidisciplinary discussions on the challenges of emerging technologies in cities, entitled INSIGHTS INTO. Through the experiences and points of view of researchers, professionals and citizens, INSIGHTS INTO will address the issues of the city in the era of emerging technologies in a transversal and holistic way.

  • Participation of the UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape in the “Avenir Maritime” Congress

    The UNESCO Chair in Urban Landscape from the University of Montreal participated in the “Avenir Maritime” Congress organized by the Quebec Maritime Network. This event was held from June 20th to 22nd, 2023 at the Port of Quebec. This was an opportunity for Shin Koseki, the Chair’s director, and four interns to meet various actors of the maritime network and learn more about marine resources, the health of ecosystems and human communities.