Alpine Towns Blog

Alpine Towns Blog

Alpine Towns Blog

Interview with Maria Pia Gennaio Franscini and Josianne Maury

Maria Pia Gennaio Franscini (Geographer) and Josianne Maury (Architect) both work at the Swiss Federal Office for Spatial Development in the area of settlements and landscape. With their work, they help to advance sustainable spatial development in Switzerland. This is [...]

By |2022-05-10T16:56:45+02:00May 10, 2022|0 Comments

Project Video: Climate Transformation in Chambéry

Presenting one of six Pilot Action projects: Citizens drive the Climate Transformation in Chambéry (France). This video illustrates citizen engagement to reduce urban heat effects and greening neighbourhoods. “Climate action in Alpine towns” implements the goals of the Territorial Agenda [...]

By |2022-05-02T11:44:50+02:00February 28, 2022|0 Comments

A time travel to the future of Alpine Towns

Climate change, digitalisation, demographic change, new lifestyles – these and other transformations affect Alpine Towns in very specific ways due to their geographic characteristics, their settlement systems and economic conditions. Mayors and local decision makers have to deal with new [...]

By |2021-11-02T13:50:05+01:00November 1, 2021|0 Comments

Conflict management for new mobility strategy in Sonthofen

At the core of the new sustainable mobility strategy of Sonthofen (DE) is the intensely used city centre. A conflict between bicycles and pedestrians obstructs the transition to the low-carbon mobility concept. Such conflicts need to be addressed carefully to [...]

By |2021-08-26T18:09:34+02:00August 2, 2021|0 Comments
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