Parks Week 2024

Parks Week 2024

From April 28th to May 5th, 2024, join us in celebrating the irreplaceable value of urban green spaces during World Parks Week. This year, we’re focusing on the incredible benefits that large urban parks bring to our communities, health, and environment.

Looking Ahead to a World Event

Looking Ahead to a World Event

Organising meetings is familiar territory for the Koninklijke Vereniging Stadswerk Nederland. But the Future Green City World Congress, to be held in Utrecht from 23 to 26 September 2024, is of a different order. It is aiming at 3,000 participants from all over the world. Why are we doing this and what can we expect? Stadswerk chairman Gerdo van Grootheest talks about it.

Two Worlds Become One

Two Worlds Become One

In a recent interview in Stadswerk Magazine, an enlightening conversation unfolds with two pivotal figures in urban development: Luis Romanh, CEO of World Urban Parks (WUP), and Sanne Hieltjes, President of the International Federation of Municipal Engineering (IFME). They share their contributions and expectations for the Future Green City World Congress 2024.

Column on the Road to Future Green City

Column on the Road to Future Green City

Throughout this interesting article, the author discusses the concept of integrating roof and facade greenery into urban architecture, specifically in the context of the Vertical Forest Wonderwoods project. This project, a collaboration between architectural firms Boeri, MVSA, and others, aims to create sustainable, green buildings in urban areas.

Get ready for season 3!

Get ready for season 3!

As we reflect on the remarkable journeys of Seasons 1 and 2, we are taking a short hiatus to reimagine what we want season 3 to become. Your insights and visions can play a pivotal role in this creative process.