The area of Cartuja in Sevilla, ho
Key partners involved: EMASESA, City of Sevilla, Universidad de Sevilla, PCT Cartuja
Social Innovation and the co-management of a large newly developed public space
How can a city maintain its vibrant outdoors life when the temperature rises to 37 degrees on an average summer day? And how might this be possible while adhering to the Net-Zero energy consumption target set in the framework of the EU deal? This is the key strategic policy question that CartujaQanat is answering via a multitude of entry points:
- Experimentating with new materials
- Re-inventing an ancient old water cooling technique, the Qanat which derives from the Persian empire.
- Exploring the appropriate co-management approaches to ensure the new space will be rediscovered and actively use by citizens and stakeholders alike.
The present article zooms in the third dimension: Social Innovation and the co-management of a public space.
- An open air amphitheatre
- A semi-underground events area
- A technology demonstration area
- Open-space recreation area