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

Towns in mountain areas – an international perspective

What can Alpine towns contribute to the sustainable development of the Alpine arc? With the ninth Report on the State of the Alps (RSA), the Swiss Presidency wants to explore the potential of Alpine settlement systems. The report will deliver [...]

By |2022-04-20T11:47:11+02:00February 21, 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
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