Category: Smart City & Urban Development

Cities of Tomorrow #9 – Green Cities
09/20/202109/20/2021
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Cities of Tomorrow #9 – Green Cities

4 days, 9 round tables, 30+ speakers, 250+ representatives of local and central administration, business environment and civil society, 2 international panel discussions… this was Cities of Tomorrow #9, dedicated to #GreenCities! AHK Romania and Econet Romania thank everyone who contributed to the successful outcome of the conference:Our sponsors: BCR, SAP, Fepra International, e.on, Bosch...

Exercise and urban gyms: the solution for staying fit in cities
04/05/202104/05/2021
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Exercise and urban gyms: the solution for staying fit in cities

HOW TO GET FIT IN THE CITY It was not until recent decades that cities adapted in order to integrate sport into the public arena. The cities of today aspire to increase the health of the population as a public service. In this context, urban gyms have reemerged. They represent a network of infrastructures that...

Desirable streets
03/12/202103/12/2021
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Desirable streets

What makes a street desirable? Where do people prefer to walk and why? Over the past year, the pandemic forced dramatic changes in our cities, especially when it comes to outdoor public places. Because of restrictions, there was less traffic on busy streets, showing us a different reality, of car-free towns and cities. Instead of...

Private sector resilience in Romania – World Bank survey
02/19/202103/05/2021
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Private sector resilience in Romania – World Bank survey

One of the components of the Bucharest Urban Development Program focuses on Seismic Risk Reduction. As part of this, the Disaster Risk Management team is developing a series of technical recommendations on disaster resilience and disaster risk management, which the authorities could consider in the coming years. One of the aspects of disaster resilience that...

The 15-minute city – between ideal and real
02/17/202102/18/2021
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The 15-minute city – between ideal and real

The 15-minute city is becoming a common term in urban planning circles, but also in political ones. A recent example is Paris, where „15-minute city” was one of the slogans of Mayor Anne Hidalgo in the re-election campaign. She then promised an ecological transformation of Paris, in which citizens depend as little as possible on...

Start of the project “Smart – Green – Circular Buzau”
02/12/202102/12/2021
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Start of the project “Smart – Green – Circular Buzau”

On Thursday, 11.02.2021, the first phase of the “Smart – Green – Circular Buzau” project began. During the meeting, the partners – Buzau City Hall on one hand, Goduni International and AHK Romania on the other defined the objectives and the milestones for the successful implementation of a sustainable concept of city development. This online...

EU’s “Green Deal” is now becoming concrete for companies
02/02/202102/02/2021
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EU’s “Green Deal” is now becoming concrete for companies

By 2030, the EU wants to achieve far more CO₂ savings than the previously targeted 40 percent CO₂ savings compared to 1990 – the member states and the European Parliament agreed on this at the end of 2020. After all, the “Green Deal” envisages that in 2050 the EU should be the world’s first climate-neutral...

IT-TRANS, International Conference and Exhibition on Intelligent Urban Transport Systems, 1-3 December 2020, Online
11/26/202011/26/2020
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IT-TRANS, International Conference and Exhibition on Intelligent Urban Transport Systems, 1-3 December 2020, Online

Exciting presentation topics, trend-setting practical examples and extensive matchmaking and networking opportunities are awaiting you at the online IT-TRANS, International Conference and Exhibition on Intelligent Urban Transport Systems, from 1 to 3 December 2020. Now, that the live event had to be cancelled due to the current situation, IT-TRANS will take place exclusively digitally. The...

Triptic Studio has become econet romania’s partner
10/06/202010/06/2020
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Triptic Studio has become econet romania’s partner

As usual, we are excited to start a collaboration and we are happy to announce that Triptic Studio is econet romania’s new partner. Triptic Studio participated in the 8th edition – Cities of Tomorrow – New Waves of Urban Migration, organized in September by AHK Romania, and following the project competition, won with the unique project, Green Spots, the first place in the Business environment category and the grand...

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