[Research 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.
[Research Paper] Guidelines for Citizen Engagement and the Co-Creation of Nature-Based Solutions: Living Knowledge in the URBiNAT Project
Participation and citizen engagement are fundamental elements in urban regeneration and in the deployment of nature-based solutions (NBS) to advance sustainable urban development. Various limitations inherent to participatory processes concerning NBS for inclusive urban regeneration have been addressed, and lessons have been learnt.
PUBLICATIONS — November 24, 2021
With the advent and rapid dissemination of the COVID 19 corona virus the world has found itself living in a new reality, one which has, to a great extent, revealed a different face of globalization, in which we are all connected by a network that goes far beyond that of the virtual world.
[Research Paper 🇮🇹🇪🇸] Enhancing the integration of Nature-Based Solutions in cities through digital technologies
Paper exploring pathways towards a progressive knowledge construction to shape a future in which NBS are largely integrated in our buildings and public space thanks to the use of digital technologies and design, transforming our cities into healthy, productive and collaborative environments.
PUBLICATIONS — October 22, 2021
Concerns for climate change and the increase of urban population made cities fundamental in finding solutions for a more sustainable dwelling to increase resilience and quality of life. Cities have to turn from infinite consumption and waste spaces to incubators of innovative narratives able to re-balance the coexistence between human beings and nature.
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.