Project duration:

2015 - 2015

Sydney Symposium Communiqué

Towards a common ´urban water framework´

The Sydney Symposium brought together urban planning professionals to debate on how to best plan urban water in our future cities. It was recognized that there is a need for an “urban water framework” that encompasses the four scales- building, precinct, metro and catchment, valorises the synergies between sectors and fosters the transdisciplinary teamwork, including social disciplines.

One of the most valuable outputs of this symposium is a list of case studies that illustrate how challenges have been overcome to get some “cities of the future” principles implemented.

Towards an Urban Water Framework for Cities of the Future from IWA on Vimeo.

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Corinne Trommsdorff
Programme Manager, Cities of the Future