Transition towards urban sustainability through socially integrative cities in the EU and in China

Towards Socially Integrative Cities

Perspectives on Urban Sustainability in Europe and China

The book Towards Socially Integrative Cities deals with the transition towards urban sustainability through socially integrative cities in Europe and China. It shares the impactful original research results of an EU-funded R&I project involving eight European and six Chinese partners. Three each of the six editors come from European and Chinese universities and research institutions. more

UNECSO Futures Literacy Summit

Now, as always, the future is uncertain. Climate change, pandemics, economic crisis, social exclusion, racism, oppression of women, inter-generational conflict, and more, shatter the conventional images of the future that humans use to feel secure, to be confident enough to invest in tomorrow.
Trans-Urban-EU-China took part on the ‘futures conversations’. Read and watch more.

TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA is a partner of the exhibition opening on October 16th at the MAO Museum of Oriental Art in Turin: curated by the Politecnico di Torino and Prospekt Photographers with Tsinghua University, “China Goes Urban. more

Nordic Edge Expo Workshop:

Urban Living Lab an effective tool for social inclusive city transformation in the Nordics and China

On 24th Sep 2020 TRANS-URBAN hosted a digital workshop on Urban Living Lab an effective tool for social inclusive city transformation in the Nordics and China. The workshop is a part of program for Nordic Edge Expo 2020 (digital) the largest smart city expo in Nordic region. more

  • Trans-Urban-EU-China online seminar on social cost benefit analysis: ISINNOVA, Rotterdam and Decisio will share on experiences and tools for social cost/benefit analysis; the full recording is now available here:
  • Online seminar "EU-China solidarity - city to city ties during COVID19." It was fascinating and very useful to get a picture of how the deep ties existing between European and Chinese cities are performing under the pressure of this international crisis, both the wonderful things that have been achieved and the difficulties that have confronted cities. You can now find the recording of the webinar here:
  • TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA goes virtual in times of crisis - The EU funded TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA project held its Fifth Consortium Meeting on May 19 and 20, 2020, as an online more
  • TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA in the final event of the 2019-2020 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (UABB)... read more
  • TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA at the AAAS 2020 Annual Meeting in Seattle... read more
  • New publication in English and Chinese on how to improve community building for socially integrative cities.A toolkit on community building for socially integrative cities is now available on the TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA website. ... read more
  • TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA has published its first European Policy Brief. The creation of socially integrative and inclusive cities should become a cornerstone of EU-China co-operation on sustainability. ... read more

  • "Regional Resilience – Opportunities for Sustainable Development in Times of Crisis" - A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050) - Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2021. more