4th CESBA Sprint Workshop – September 18th-20th, 2017

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On September 18th-20th, 2017 some NewTREND partner participated to the CESBA Sprint Workshop in Austria.

90 experts from 13 nations developed joint solutions for the development of the built environment. The 4th CESBA Sprint workshop was organized by 9 European projects in collaboration with the Vorarlberg Institute of Architecture under patronage of the government of Vorarlberg . Among the others, Newtrend  was one of the main organizing project.

Six working groups dealt with respectively six issues for three days. The most important outputs  were:

  • A general framework for the assessment of spatial planning
  • Quality criteria for the building culture – from buildings via neighbourhoods to the regions
  • Developing principles for a European competition for good neighbourhood development

The focus within all working groups was set on the users and inhabitants of the built environment as well as on a common understanding within Europe.

The enthusiastic exchange showed that there is a high interest in common values within the European culture.

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