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

New Policy Brief has been published

The Policy Brief recommends four key strategies for a more sustainable and socially integrative expansion and renewal of cities in China during the years until 2025. It is based on abundant research results and scientific outcomes of the project “Transition towards urban sustainability through socially integrative cities in the EU and in China” (TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA).

The objective of the Policy Brief (English version) is to provide policy makers, city planners and relevant urban practitioners a series of implementable recommendations in four strategic fields. They were identified in comparative European and Chinese cases studies regarding land management and urban planning related to urban expansion as well as urban renewal. They are apt to make cities more sustainable and socially integrative.

New publication from Italy

The book “Ritorno al futuro della città educante” by Fabrizio d’Aniello (professor of Macerata University, Italy) presents the results of a complex research carried out between 2018 and 2019 during two editions of the education festival "Scarabò. A city to educate ”, held in the historic center of Macerata (Italy). The research involved 227 people, adults and children, through targeted interviews. This research was motivated by the participation in the international project TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA, devoted to the "Transition towards urban sustainability through socially integrative cities in the EU and in China". The book focuses on one of the project topics: the role of education and educational networks in the promotion of social integration, as well as the effects of a community evolution capable of including and satisfying different needs for growth, maturation and personal fulfillment.

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.

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’. Continue reading and watching on our website NEWs.

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.

Further Information about TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA Final Conference

Towards socially integrative cities- Sustainable urban development during the period of the 14th Five-Year Plan of the People’s Republic of China

  • The Conference will be held as a two days online conference on May 10 and 11, managed by CAUPD, Beijing. The programme includes the presentation of major policy recommendations of TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA and the presentations of project results. Conference languages are Chinese and English (simultaneous translation).