The European Commission announced the 100 EU cities that will participate in the EU Mission for 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, the so-called Cities Mission. URBiNAT is proud that the cities of Porto, Nantes, Sofia and Brussels where we are co-creating NBS-lined Healthy Corridors are listed.
[In the News 🇧🇬] A school in the capital’s Nadezhda district with a greenhouse and a green classroom
A green classroom and a greenhouse will be built in the courtyard of 15 Adam Mickiewicz Secondary School in the Nadezhda district of the capital. The project was created by the University of Architecture in Barcelona, the district administration said.
[Academic Paper 🇧🇬] Re-claiming space for public life: messages from the northwestern periphery of Sofia
A case-study based qualitative research on public space and public life in four housing estates in the north-western periphery of Sofia provides the basis for re-thinking urban legacy and the Modernist concept of public interest, once placed in the core of urban planning.
[Digital Enablers] Super Barrio: A video game to boost participatory design, available on Google Play
Developed as part of the URBiNAT project, SuperBARRIO is a video game that boosts participatory design processes. Designed as an open source video game for smartphones and tablets, it is a digital tool for architects and public entities to engage the citizens in the design of public space, to educate in sustainability and inclusiveness, and to collect data about the citizen’s needs, desires and proposals.