CO-CARBON and SmartLand research projects are organizing a Nordic co-design event Carbon-smart urban landscape with speakers from Finland, Sweden and Denmark. The event delves into a carbon-neutral urban landscape from a multidisciplinary perspective. The event is part of The New European Bauhaus project, which approaches the 1920s Bauhaus style from a contemporary perspective, considering how different realities could be combined and silos broken, just as the Bauhaus did a hundred years back. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how many topics intertwined. Breaking up the silos enhances new ways of thinking, which The European Bauhaus projects aims accelerate.
More information about the event can be found here.
CO-CARBON is a multidisciplinary research project that aims to measure and model the carbon sequestration capacity of urban green. New solutions for the design, implementation and maintenance of carbon-efficient urban green are being developed not only through scientific research but also interactively with residents, businesses, cities and other actors.
In the SmartLand project, researchers and practitioners identify and develop land use policies that can effectively steer urban development in a more sustainable direction. Urbanization has boosted economic growth, but it has also brought with it nasty side effects that have not been eradicated. High housing prices are rising further, urbanization is a burden on the environment and regionalization is causing inequality between residents of different residential areas. It is precisely this kind of problem areas and the desire to find sustainable solutions that have brought a number of researchers together.