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26
Jan
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Housing Workshop in Făgăraș
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  • housing . locuire . orase mici . regenerare urbana . small towns . urban regeneration .

We start the year by looking back at what we have achieved last year and by sketching the main frameworks for this year. Last year we enthusiastically launched Trust Făgăraș, a platform for action and reflection for the revitalization of Făgăraș Region. In our approach, we intend to work on four main themes, which connect our areas of expertise and interest: (1) Housing (2) Re-activation of abandoned or poorly capitalized areas (3) Social Entrepreneurship and (4 ) Local identity and…

09
Nov
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The excellence prize “Mihai Alexandru” for young researchers in urban planning
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  • mihai alexandru . premiu excelenta . research . romania . urbanism .

On the occasion of World Town Planning Day, celebrated on November 8th, the first excellence prize "Mihai Alexandru" for young researchers was awarded to arh. Sebastian Vlad Rusu. We congratulate him wholeheartedly for his outstanding work so far and we hope that this honorary award will also represent an incentive to find in the work of the talented urban planner Mihai Alexandru valuable insights regarding the resignification of centrality in the metropolis. The Excellence Award dedicated to our colleague Mihai…

06
Nov
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Citylab 2016 – on urban innovations and the missing conversation: shrinking cities
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  • citylab . eastern european cities . housing . orase in declin demografic . shrinking cities . urban innovation .

CityLab 2016 was the fourth annual summit on urban innovation hosted by the Aspen Institute, The Atlantic, and Bloomberg Philanthropies. The event took place in Miami (US) end of October 2016 and brought together more than 500 global city leaders—40 mayors, plus urban theorists, city planners, scholars, architects, and entrepreneurs—for a series of dialogues around the challenges and emerging ideas that are shaping the urban agenda worldwide. CityLab 2016 provided an unique reflection time combined with ideas speed dating on…

05
Aug
Beginnings of Trust Făgăraș!
Beginnings of Trust Făgăraș!
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  • Incredere in Fagaras . urban regeneration .

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29
Apr
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Which barriers for reconverting and capitalizing on abandoned built heritage?
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  • brownfield redevelopment . urban regeneration .

[This article is available only in Romanian.] La mijlocul lunii aprilie am contribuit, alături de un grup extins de organizații și instituții, la organizarea Conferinței Revitalizare comunitară și impact de dezvoltare economică inovatoare prin valorificarea patrimoniului comunitar abandonat în marile aglomerări urbane, sub coordonarea Ministerului Pentru Consultare Publică și Dialog Civic (toate materialele conferinței disponibile aici). Discuții intense, multe idei de valorificare și inițiative deja în curs, multe bariere identificate dar și multă disponibilitate de a găsi soluții, din partea tuturor…

02
Mar
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02
Mar
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In February, together with CRIDL – Romanian Centre for Innovation in Local Development - we launch a new project: ALERT. ALERT is an eartquake risk mitigation project aiming to mobilize citizen engagement in data and resource gathering through an online collaborative platform. The project is designed to raise awareness on seismis risk in Bucharest, collect and disseminate resources to those affected by this risk and advocate for mobilization of funds and public sector action. In brief, CRIDL will develop a…

18
Nov
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Strategic mobility plan for Brăila municipality
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One of the guiding principles of MKBT (Make Better) regards mobility as an essential ingredient for the quality of life in cities. Thus, we were strongly motivated to undertake the development of the strategic mobility plan for Brăila commissioned by the municipality, where MKBT, alongside its Romanian partners[1], is currently assessing the mobility patterns and drafting a mobility strategy. Brăila, a city with around 200.000 inhabitants in the Eastern part of Romania, located on the Danube – is showcasing some…