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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.

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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.

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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.

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What makes a walkable city

What makes a walkable city

As mentioned in the article written by M. Martínez Euklidiadas:

If, during the 20th century, the aim in cities was to make space for private vehicles, one of the challenges of the 21st century is to correct that self-destructive trend. The proximity city, also known as a walkable city, emerged as an essential town-planning tool to improve residents' quality of life and reduce their impact.

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Park Foundation School

Park Foundation School

Park Foundation School gives park and recreation professionals the tools and resources needed to build community support and financial resources to enhance their parks and recreation services.

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