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Urban development and city models have wind in their sails

Urban development and city models have wind in their sails

The attraction of the EUE (Energizing Urban Ecosystems) research program that focuses on sustainable urban development and the regional innovation ecosystems, services and business models supporting it is growing. At the start of the third season, the number of participants is double that of the previous season. The program aims e.g. to develop and introduce… Continue Reading

Affluence challenges sustainable cities

Affluence challenges sustainable cities

Higher density is believed to lead to more efficient energy use and lower climate impact. Dense cities are thus often promoted as climate friendly and more sustainable than less urbanized areas. However, all consumption causes emissions, and taken the higher affluence in cities, the more urbanized areas actually cause the highest emissions. Research needs to… Continue Reading

Leadership in urban development through open cooperation

Leadership in urban development through open cooperation

The EUE program will create a multisectoral and multidisciplinary center of excellence for urban planning and development in Finland. Some of the activities and tools have been presented in a series of articles published in the Maankäyttö (land use) journal. The Energizing Urban Ecosystems (EUE) program to be implemented in 2012-2015 has already produced many… Continue Reading