Kyushu University’s Faculty of Human-Environment Studies coordinated the international event titled “Urban Thinkers Campus Forum,” held at Ito Campus on December 19 and 20, 2019, as a part of The Urban Thinkers Campus (UTC).
A model for international platforms and activities to raise public awareness and tackle the issues of Sustainable Development Goal 11—make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable—and an initiative of UN-Habitat, UTCs can be found around the world.
The UTC in Kyushu University is the first in Japan and is coordinated by the Faculty of Human-Environment Studies, an Associate Partner of the World Urban Campaign, as the leading partner.
On the first day of the forum, four themes, "Information and urban design and planning," "Compact small urban centers along transit," "Connecting small urban centers," and "Zero energy buildings," were explored in four parallel workshops. Later, participants joined a field trip to observe urban