Articles by Daniel Hoornweg

About Daniel Hoornweg

Dan Hoornweg is now a professor of energy and urban systems at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, a role he steps into after more than thirty years working on sustainable cities, including twenty years with the World Bank.

Fostering Innovation & Learning with the Teaching City

The world spends far more money on urban infrastructure than health care, and there are about four-times as many urban practitioners as health care providers, yet, up until last year, there was not a single teaching city. The City of Oshawa is hoping to start a new trend – similar to a teaching hospital. The City is now serving as a ‘teaching city,’ complete with urban interns and city-based research.

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