Lecce: here the green city to address climate change

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Innovation, environmental services, air quality and the quality of life, resistance to heat waves and intense precipitation: the city of the future bets on green. Here the winners of Climathon 2018, the event organized by the CMCC Foundation and the Municipality of Lecce, with the contribution of international experts and professionals, start-ups and high school students working together for 24h on a project for the city of Lecce focused on green infrastructures.

The photos of the event – click here.
All the winning ideas presented – click here (in Italian only).

LECCE, 27 October 2018 – The development and recover of marginal urban areas through local biodiversity to improve citizens’ life quality: these are the key points of the winning project of Climathon Lecce 2018 entitled “I.N.U.L.E.” (Intervento di Naturalizzazione Urbana a Lecce) realized by the team composed by Gian Pietro Di Sansebastiano, Simona Caramia, Anastasia Agnoli, Marina Montinari, Federica Carrà e Ludovica Frascella. The project aims at create green spaces of biodiversity in urban areas to improve their fruition by all citizens.

For more information, read the press release (in Italian only) ” Lecce: ecco la città verde a prova di cambiamenti climatici“.

The prize
The winning group will have the opportunity to join a workshop to be held in Lecce dedicated to urban green spaces as a strategy to address climate change. During the workshop, the team will have the opportunity to present the awarded idea.
The winning group will also have the opportunity to present the idea in the context of ECOMONDO (on November 8, 2018, in Rimini, Italy), a leading exhibition in green and circular economy in the Mediterranean area.

The jury
Riccardo Buccolieri – Università del Salento
Domenico Camarda – Politecnico di Bari, Association of European Schools of Planning (AESoP)
Rocco De Matteis – Presidente Ordine degli Architetti, Lecce
Francesca Felline – Ordine Ing. Provincia di Lecce
Paola Agostini – Fondazione CMCC
Rita Miglietta – Comune di Lecce, Assessore Politiche urbanistiche e strategiche, Rigenerazione urbana
Annalinda Neglia – Politecnico di Bari, Socio AIAPP
Sergio Ventura – Architetto

The organization
Climathon Lecce is an event organised by the CMCC Foundation, Comune di Lecce, Università del Salento, in collaboration with Conversazioni sul futuro, Startup4School, the Qube, with the support of Molo12 and Officine Cantelmo, the patronage of Ordine degli Architetti, Pianificatori, Paesaggisti e Conservatori della Provincia di Lecce.
Climathon is a movement in cities around the world, powered by Climate-KIC, the EU’s largest public private partnership bringing together the climate challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion and ability to solve them.

The photos of the award ceremony – click here.
All the winning ideas presented – click here (in Italian only).
For more information about Climathon – click here.

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