How can we triple public and private sector investment in NBS by 2030 fuelling sustainable jobs and enterprises in the nature-based economy? Have your say and help shape the EC Expert Publication on the Nature-Based Economy. How? It’s simple. Provide your feedback below on 5 multiple choice questions. Consultation closes on September 10th and your input is vital as we seek to secure the right conditions for NBS project investment to happen.
A new handbook on impact evaluation summarises the experiences of the NBS H2020 projects. Co-edited by and with numerous contributions from URBiNAT partners this publication provides a high-level summary of the detailed information available in Evaluating the Impact of Nature-Based Solutions: A Handbook for Practitioners.
Co-produced by URBiNAT, this Handbook aims to provide decision-makers with a comprehensive NBS impact assessment framework, and a robust set of indicators and methodologies to assess impacts of nature-based solutions across 12 societal challenge areas
[Academic Paper 🇧🇬] Urban morphology and mobility patterns- myths and real-life transformations of a large housing estate in Sofia
Newly published academic paper discussing the long-term urban planning impacts on the urban morphology and mobility patterns in the large housing estates designed and built at the periphery of Sofia in the period 1960-1990
PUBLICATIONS — January 8, 2021
[Academic Paper 🇪🇺] ITALY: Rassegna di Architettura e Urbanistica “Healthy Corridors for Inclusive Urban Regeneration”
ABSTRACT: The European Commission is promoting an inclusive urban regeneration, in the frame of the Smart and Sustainable cities, that should integrate the environmental approach, through the nature-based solutions (nbs), and the social approach, through the co-creation process. More than research projects, the financing programs, as H2020, are supporting innovation actions that move the research from the universities to the communities, creating living labs.
PUBLICATIONS — January 1, 2021
[Academic Paper 🇧🇷] BRAZIL: Co-criação de Soluções baseadas na Natureza envolvendo comunidades e oportunidades de diálogo Europa
ABSTRACT: Transformations around modes of production have changed the way citizens, users, and consumers are considered and recognized in the processes of cocreation and co-production. However, at the same time that the spaces for networking and sharing are expanding, new challenges arise for co-production and co-government.