Sofia — March 26, 2021
[SOFIA] New 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
CONFERENCE — March 17, 2021
URBiNAT at the IV ISA Forum of Sociology – Challenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality
CES researchers, Beatriz Caitana and Nathalie Nunes, presented two communications at the IV ISA Forum on URBiNAT's approaches in handling the complex combination and concentration of challenges and factors in inclusive urban regeneration: more than green, as an extended model for NBS in urban regeneration; and intersectional challenges in the emergence of social innovation for active citizenship.
URBiNAT Observer city Curitiba is recognized for its urban planning, mainly developed during the XXth century and aimed at spatial planning, impacting until today the quality of life in the city. However, much progress is needed, since it is no longer possible to analyze and plan the city in isolation, without considering the influence of its public policies on the municipalities of the metropolitan region.
BLOG — March 15, 2021
The use of digital enablers in URBiNAT cities and deprived urban areas is elaborated on in a newly-released URBiNAT report. The nine URBiNAT cities all use, or plan to use, digital enablers in the context of URBiNAT, and thus in relation to co-creation of NBS and Healthy corridors.
OBSERVERS — February 3, 2021
Siena’s historic centre is characterised by valleys and green areas located within the city walls or just outside them. These spaces are used for agriculture and represent a landscape and and natural heritage of inestimable value that must be safeguarded and enhanced. The URBiNAT Healthy Corridor will be located in the district of Ravacciano but extends to other green areas surrounding the city, and the associations operating within them.