Green policies will shape cities’ future

Cities that make the green transition a strategic priority for the future face the problem of financing. Changes in the urban fabric require funds and an interdisciplinary approach to make today’s urban a sustainable environment. How can a policy centered on green development support public administrations? Patrick Child, Head of the 100 Climate-Neutral Cities by …

Urban mobility is the heart of sustainable cities

Pedestrians and public transport share 20% of the street, while personal cars occupy the majority of the roadway. Can it be different? Ruxandra Aelenei, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam, spoke about active mobility and the constraints in the revolution of how the car is perceived in the city. If we think …

Reinvention, collaboration and transition. How can three counties bring change for citizens?

Collaboration and transformation are two big directions for functional urban areas. After seeing how Zagreb managed to create synergies between the capital and the nearby urban or rural areas, we thought of telling the story of the Jiu Valley Conurbation and what ambitions the three counties that are part of the structure have. Jiu Conurbation …

Participatory Urbanism in Bucharest: The Line Project

The Line Project is one of our achievements for 2021 that still generates effects in 2022. UrbanizeHub created with the community the concept for largest park co-designing project to date in Romania. Instead of opening the windows and watching a desolated railway line, the residents of a neighborhood in Bucharest will breathe fresh air and …

#7 Fierbinți could become an urban escape and touristic brand – UHub European Tour

The seventh stop of our tour brought us to Fierbinți-Târg, in the West Ialomita Functional Area. Medium-sized and small urban communities have always had difficulties in creating a development strategy if they are located near a large urban agglomeration, but in Fierbinti we discovered a strategy with real potential: a bedroom, eventful and green city. …

#6 Zagreb and institutional collaboration – UHub European Tour

Croatia is a country known for its tourist attractions and rich history, but in this article, we will talk about how the capital managed to initiate effective collaboration with the cities, towns and municipalities around it and access financing for the sustainable development of the entire area. Zagreb is a very good example of how …

APEL – Urban regeneration and preventive design in Bucharest

APEL (Activation and Planning for Local Efficiency) Colentina-Tei, Bucharest, is one of our 2022 projects through which we achieve both urban regeneration and earthquake risk management. UrbanizeHub designed a guide based on the wishes and needs of citizens dedicated to the City Hall of District 2 Bucharest. The process of developing the guide started with …

#5 Balaton Functional Area found the balance between development and nature conservation – UHub European Tour

The UHub European Tour continues with its fifth stop in the Lake Balaton area, where local administrations have joined together to promote sustainable tourism. Attention to nature conservation and sustainable development is assisted by technology through an innovative data collection project in Balaton. Lake Balaton is one of the most famous attractions in Europe for …