SPORTIFY CITIES is a global advocacy for urban sporting lifestyle and city sportification. In an effort to make cities healthier and more liveable in an era of rising urbanization rates and increasing densification of cities, it evaluates how sporty and active city residents utilise their urban space in predominantly large-sized cities of dominance and influence.
By integrating socio-cultural, economic, technological, environmental and political themes, SPORTIFY CITIES highlights the confluence of various aspects of city living and explores the prospects of creating recognisable and marketable sportified city brands. SPORTIFY CITIES also identifies influential cities with sporting tradition that could potentially initiate the popularisation of urban sporting culture elements across the developed and emerging world.
Singapore – A high density city with sporting characters
Singapore has been evolving into a vibrant sporting lifestyle hub. This special report outlines the core pillars of the notable transformation of this high-density World City. >> READ MORE
The sporting clout of prime World Cities
World Cities are large population centres of global dominance and influence. On this basis, a novel conceptual framework of Sportified World Cities could potentially initiate a worldwide urban sportification. >> READ MORE
Tokyo – The World City of public cycling
In this special report the key elements of Tokyo’s impressive public cycling culture will be assessed. Its high bike popularity levels have emerged despite the lack of bicycle infrastructure, presenting a viable alternative to the cost-intensive bicyclism approach. >> READ MORE
Sweltering heat at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo
Athletes competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are expected to be exposed to extremely high temperatures. This report assesses the severity of the heat factor and presents suitable training acclimatisation options. >> READ MORE
Melbourne City – The emerging CBD-running hub
This report illustrates and analyses Melbourne’s emerging CBD-running culture that could potentially be incorporated into its inner-city liveability concept and its city identity. >> READ MORE
The Han River sporting lifestyle in Seoul
Seoul provides its residents with a network of riverside trails and clusters of outdoor fitness zones along its iconic Han River. This brief report gives insights into this noteworthy riverside sporting culture in this high-density megacity. >> READ MORE
Osaka – The unexplored public cycling powerhouse
This brief report demonstrates Osaka’s impressive public cycling culture by illustrating its high bicycle popularity levels and discussing its surprisingly moderate provision of bicycle infrastructure. >> READ MORE
The sluggish CBD-running culture in Tokyo
This brief report explores Tokyo’s prospects, and challenges, of ever becoming a globally recognisable CBD-running hub – an emerging trend in inner-city districts of developed cities. >> READ MORE
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