| Impact |
The ‘Summit’ has been planned as a multi-layered
event based on the ‘Mirabilis Matrix’ to focus
attention on the state of our cities, and to debate strategies
for improving their liveablity, competitiveness and
The Mirabilis Matrix: An Analytical Framework for Urban
||Good quality housing and amenities
like parks, hospitals, clubs and schools
||Social networks & interaction.
Clustering of amenities to create "urban
buzz", a sense of place and history.
||Safety and enforcement of Law.
Simple and well enforced system of municipal regulation.
||Transport & Communications
links. Quality of office/ commercial space.
||Clustering of human capital and
ability to attract talent, socio-cultural openness.
||Reasonable tax rates. Efficient governance
||Public transport, density, green
spaces, waste management, etc.
||Environmental consciousness, low
||Air and water quality. Sustainable
practices with regard to water supply & usage, etc.
The key elements of the 'Summit' are:
with plenary, panel and town hall sessions, and a
supplementary MASTERCLASS for aspiring policymakers and
practitioners aiming to engage in developing the built
JOBS FAIR: There is now clear recognition that
the habitats of tomorrow will need to help and also adapt
to the growing sustainability challenge. Our industry, our
jobs will need to reflect the new paradigm of a much more
acutely priced carbon and natural resource economy. The
fair is part of a national campaign to raise awareness of
the fast growing career opportunities in helping the
global economy become more sustainable.
- A showcase community-oriented URBAN
- A public-facing EXPO presented by ‘Champion Cities’
and other partners, intended to create buzz and enthusiasm
amongst citizens at large, and
- IDEAS COMPETITION titled “Delhi Within” to
inspire ideas for urban change.