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Euroscapes News 3

Dear readers,

We are happy to send you this third EUROSCAPES newsletter. The project has now been running for one year and partners have intensified their exchange of knowledge and experiences in the field of sustainable management of urban and peri-urban landscapes. The project has been promoted during partners’ local info days, seminars and international events.
The third seminar, held in London on “Making green spaces work within dense urban areas” was very instructive with a large panel of experts focusing on the East London Green Grid and the Olympic Park management plans from a regional perspective to local landscapes’ good management projects’ examples. Delegates had the opportunity to visit the Olympic Park itself, an amazing construction site, a kind of “city within the city” ! But above all, a project in which the future of the park after the 2012 Olympic games is seriously taken into account. During the conference, the Green Infrastructure Valuation Toolkit, a tool which enables to estimate the economic value of green spaces, was presented by one of its designer, Anne Jaluzot from CABE Space. Deni Ruggeri, from the Landscape Architecture Department of the Univerity of Oregon gave us a fascinating insight into what he calls “Sustainable landscapes of the heart”, giving the audience a different approach on the way people value landscapes through identity and sacredness dimensions.
A workshop session on Blue spaces management enabled partners to present and exchange 4 case studies on the sustainable management of blue spaces and riversides’ areas in Spain, Greece, Germany and France.
To get an overview of the activities of the first year of our project, a Special issue newsletter has been published and is available online.
Do not hesitate to visit the documents section of the website to download reports, leaflets, case studies, etc.

Good reading!

Charlotte & Monika

Editeur : Pascaline Gaborit, ENTP | Rédacteurs : Charlotte Dessandier, SAN

London thematic seminar on Green Spaces
    EUROSCAPES 3rd thematic seminar on "Making green spaces work within dense urban areas" - London 17 & 18 February 2011
United Kingdom
    The London Thames Gateway is a geographical area covering 1/3rd of London Region. The organization acts on behalf of 11 Local Authorities, 8 Universities, Strategic Health Authority and Learning and Skills Council on promoting to Central Government the importance of integrated regeneration policies.
  Focus on the PERIURBAN project
EUROSCAPES has signed a joint agreement with the PERIURBAN Parks project
  Seminar "People - Cars - Facilities"
Partnership Foundation invites you to a seminar "People - Cars - Facilities" - 6 April 2011, Brno, Czech Republic
  Interesting reading: ‘Public Parks: The Key to Livable Communities’
Public parks are not a frill, but essential to the idea of community and, even more. In his book ‘Public Parks: The Key to Livable Communities’, planner Alexander Garvin explains how parks came to be, how they are quite literally the common ground our culture seeks, and how the design of public parks can affect urban well-being.
  EUROSCAPES Project Presentation Conference Viterbo (Italy)
EUROSCAPES European Project presentation Conference - Friday 28 January 2011 - San Martino al Cimino - Viterbo
  Special issue newsletter - April 2011
For the first year of the project, a special issue newsletter has been published.
  26-27 May 2011
Periurban Parks seminar on "Legal Status of Natural Suburban Areas and other Green Infrastructure" - Milan
  16 & 17 June 2011
Euroscapes thematic seminar "GIS and e-tools as efficient approach for the management activities on landscapes" - Trikala, GR
  20 & 21 October 2011
Euroscapes seminar on "Cultural landscapes management: routes of international research & experimentations" - Rome, IT
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