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URBiNAT: Urban Innovative & Inclusive Nature
URBiNAT is a five-year EU Horizon 2020-funded project running from 2018 to 2023.
The project has three Frontrunner cities, Porto, Nantes and Sofia, based on their innovative use of public space through nature-based solutions (NBS), and four Follower cities, Siena, Nova Gorica, Brussels and Høje-Taastrup, sharing their knowledge and replicating URBiNAT concepts and methodologies, acting as ‘followers’.
The project also consists of an international network of Observer Cities and Institues, Khorramabad City (Iran), URBEM(Brazil), CEMPA (Brazil), Delft University (Netherlands), Cyprus Institute (Cyprus), Setsuan University(Japan), Nanahi City(China).
Details of project implementations in URBiNAT Frontrunner, Follower and Observer Cities click:
URBiNAT NBS Catalogue
Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) that the citizens of each URBiNAT city can co-select and co-create according to their specific needs, ambitions and realities on the ground. URBiNAT uses a unique four part typology of NBS. See our NBS Catalogue for details.
Upcoming URBiNAT Events
17th International Docomomo Conference
URBiNAT will be presented at the 17th International Docomomo Conference that will take place in Valencia, Spain, between the 6th and the 9th September, 2022, under the theme “Modern Design: Social Commitment & Quality of Life”.
BLOG — July 4, 2022
“Let’s reimagine our cities together!” – URBiNAT at the New European Bauhaus Festival 2022, Brussels
For the first Festival of the New European Bauhaus, our international and interdisciplinary consortium interacted with participants and visitors to share some of the creative and innovative results that were achieved by engaging with local communities ...