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Sustainable spatial planning

Sustainable spatial planning

  • HSB Living Lab – Shaping the Housing of Tomorrow

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    How will we live in the future? HSB Living Lab is a research and demonstration arena, consisting of actual homes for students and guest researchers. This exciting project innovates on site, enhancing the sustainability and quality of present and future homes and buildings. What will future, sustainable housing look like? At HSB Living Lab, private and public sector and academia work together to create an innovation arena that integrates solutions in the real estate sector. The arena promotes more efficient use of land and counteracts market failure.

  • Sustainable Housing in Lomma Harbour

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    In the early years of the new millennium, the municipality of Lomma with a population of some 20,000 people, embarked on a major project to expand and renew the central area around the small harbour and beach. The goal was to expand the population by 30 per cent, and at the same time remodel the central part of the municipality so that it would become more attractive to residents.

  • Sustainable Ålidhem

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:

    Sustainable Ålidhem in Umeå is a unique project for sustainable urban development which includes social, technical, environmental and economical aspects. The overall objective of the project is to reduce energy use in the area, create a more comfortable and safe environment and transform Ålidhem to a sustainable neighborhood. The main objective is to half the use of energy in the area. On the roofs of Matematikgränd and Geografigränd photovoltaic-cells (pv-cells) have been built by Bostaden and Umeå Energi.

  • Älvrummet – Urban Development Overview

    Type: 
    Product
    Objective:
    Cross-sectoral enabler:

    Gain valuable understanding of Gothenburg’s urban development strategy. Älvrummet is an exhibition dedicated to the radical transformation of both river banks. It showcases the long-term process of creating Älvstaden (The RiverCity), one of the largest urban development projects in Scandinavia.
    Gothenburg city centre will double in size by the year 2050 with 25,000 new apartments and 45,000 new workplaces. By connecting the city, embracing the water and reinforcing the centre, we are committed to creating an inclusive, green and dynamic inner city open to the world.

  • LAVOLA 1981, SA (Anthesis Group)

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Spain
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Lavola has more than 35 years’ experience in sustainability services. The company is specialized in:

    • Consultancy in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energies (including engineering), Carbon footprint, Climate Change mitigation and adaptation, Life Cycle analysis, Social Responsibility and Sustainable Urban and Regional Development.
    • Sustainable Development Communication
    • Sustainable Development Education including programmes, learning materials, activities and Management of centres.
  • Instituto de Investigación Geológico y Energético

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Ecuador
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner
    TA proponent

    IIGE is a research institute that promotes development, innovation and transmission of technology focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy. The institute aims to contribute to the sustainable development of the Ecuadorian society, through the implementation of energy efficient and energy renewable policies and projects.

  • Global Environment Centre Foundation

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    Japan
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    The Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) is an entity that supports the UNEP’s International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), based in Japan. GEC is dedicated to the transfer of environmentally sound technologies, in both developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The foundation aims to contribute to Japan’s international efforts on the environment, sharing project collaborations as well as promoting Japan’s rich conservation knowledge and experience in developing nations.

  • PwC Price Water House Coopers - India

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    India
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    In India, PwC is the oldest and largest professional services firm, with a presence of over 130 years.  The Government Reforms and Infrastructure Development (GRID) is the strategic business unit (SBU) of PwC India which advices Governments and Private sector clients on issues like policy, regulation, reforms & restructuring in the energy sector as well as on SEZs, energy efficiency in municipalities, utilities, industries Urban planning and other infrastructure & development areas.

  • Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Country of registration:
    Spain
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member

    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) is a research and education public institution on Architecture, Engineering, Science and Technology. Following the principles of UPC. As a part of the institution, UNESCOSOST aims to provide a reflective and interdisciplinary space, open to reframe technology as a tool for sustainable development, reduce social, economic and environmental vulnerabilities and strengthen social, economic and cultural diversity.

  • The Green House

    Type: 
    Organisation
    Knowledge partner
    Country of registration:
    South Africa
    Relation to CTCN:
    Network Member
    Knowledge Partner

    The Green House is a sustainability consulting firm with experience working on energy, climate change and sustainability-related projects including climate policy development, strategic energy and climate planning, technology assessment, emissions modelling, and life cycle assessment. The Green House has experience in sectors including electricity supply, urban systems, transport, bioenergy, biofuels, industry, commerce, agriculture, food, retail, municipal waste management, mining and minerals.