News from the UIA projects
RESILIO - Resilience nEtwork of Smart Innovative cLImate-adapative rOoftops
RESILIO’s first research roof has opened
On the 25th of June, the first smart blue-green roof of the RESILIO project was opened by Amsterdam’s alderman Mr. Ivens, responsible for Housing, Con..
Co-City - The collaborative management of urban commons to counteract poverty and socio-spatial polarisation
Co-City - The collaborative management of urban commons to counteract poverty and socio-spatial polarization - ZOOM IN 2
UIA Expert Christian Iaione gives an update on the progress of 6 Co-City's pacts of collaborations and analyses how they played a role in enabling co-..
SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility
Szeged Offers Local Public Transport Tickets for Discounted Prices in the Next Three Months
Due to the restrictions introduced because of the pandemic, the ratio of public transport users has dropped to twenty percent in Szeged. The municipal..
home and care
Green light by the city council for the construction plan
With the presentation of the construction plan in the building senate, the planning of the home and care building was successfully completed. This rep..
BRICK-BEACH - Artificial regeneration of urban beaches with eroded recylced aggregates
A circular economy project for the citizens, with the citizens: BRICK-BEACH engagement process - ZOOM IN 2
The first Zoom-in published in January 2019, was intended to give an overview of the BRICK-BEACH project and collect the opinion of the partners invol..
OpenAgri - New Skills for new Jobs in Peri-urban Agriculture
OpenAgri Participative Urban Metabolism- ZOOM IN 3
In this last Zoom-in of Open-Agri, UIA Expert Miguel Sousa reflects on how the project has embedded an urban metabolism approach, with the aim of ensu..
Vilawatt - Innovative local public-private-citizen partnership for energy governance
The Vilawatt energy transition project is a candidate for the RegioStars Awards
The REGIOSTARS Awards are a yearly competition, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy. It aims at i..
E-Co-Housing - Co-creating a Regenerative Housing Project Together with the Community
E-Co Housing project was presented on Eco-logical Architecture Conference in Hungary
Eco-logical Architecture Conference takes place every Spring in 7 cities of Hungary with the participation of 500-600 architects. This year, the confe..
TAST’in FIVES - Transforming Areas with Social Talents: Feed, Include, Value, Educate, Share
Testing a future Food Court by prototyping it in real-life: lessons from the experience of UIA TAST’in FIVES’ L’Avant-goût
Refugee Food Festival at L’Avant-goût (Lille) -©Charles Mangin
In light of the experiences taking place throughout Europe, this article observes th..
Cities engaging in the right to housing Web conference #2 - No one left behind - Introductory paper
The introductory paper provides background to the web conference “No one left behind”, the second in a series on “Cities Engaging in the Right to Hous...
Data Aspects in Urban Mobility: experiences of 5 UIA projects
The one-year knowledge activity led by the UIA on urban mobility issues builds on the experience of five UIA funded projects in Albertslund, Lathi, Gh...
How monitoring and evaluation can support innovative interventions
UIA projects are designed to go beyond traditional policies and services – they need to be bold and innovative. In that context, the monitoring and ev...
Community-led housing – a key ingredient of urban housing policy
Collaborative housing models that put residents' needs before private profit are raising standards in affordable and adequate housing. They are part o...
Call 5 Strategic Assessment is now finalised!
A big thank you to our external experts who worked hard during the pandemic and finalised all assessments on time. ...
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