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  • 1. Informed Cities Forum15 April 2010 Newcastle upon Tyne, UK WORKSHOP: local sustainability initiatives in cooperation with research eng. Raffaella Guêze Environment department - City of Bologna 1 City of Bologna
  • 2. CONTENTSAbout BolognaThe new master plan of the cityThe Aalborg Commitments implementationNational and international Pilot projectsConclusion
  • 3. ABOUT BOLOGNACapital of the Crucial railway and motorway junctionEmilia-Romagna RegionPopulation: Strong presence of small and medium380.000 inhabitants industryLand area: Oldest University in europe140,846 Km2 Alma Mater Studiorum- university city
  • 4. NEW MASTER PLAN OF THE CITYScientific coordinator for the plan University of Milano - engeneering dep.Projectual elaborations Universities of Trieste, Ferrara, Parma,Cesena Achitectureand Urban Planning depsStrategic Environmental Assesment University of Bologna - engeneering dep.
  • 5. POLITICAL REFERENCESPSC: the new political of urban qualitySTRATEGIC CHOICES•Protection of the Environment: protection of the :agricultural plain shim and political of field•Priority to the participations of city requalification Priorityregarding the realization of new takeovers in order to reduce •3 Field of Requalification to city scale and 5the ground consumption to previewed level of quarter from the new total PSC for 320 ha, re-using not utilized productive•Coherence of the new takeovers with the net of the Coherence areas and military areascollective transport •Ambiental Quality to achieve by field plans (air, noise, energy, traffic), directions and incentives, the protection of rural atmospheres of hill and plain and with the construction of an ecological metropolitan scale net (new parks near river and areas inside the city for a total of 650 ha) 5
  • 6. BOLOGNA AND HIS 7 CITIESRailway,Ring road,Hill,River Reno,River Savena,E. Ponente (sunset )road,E. Levante( sunrise) road
  • 8. Arata Isozaki – new railway station of Bologna
  • 9. Projectual elaboration: new urbanization areas a: collaborazione tra Amministrazione e UniversitàCorticellaArchitecture and Urban Planning dep. University of Bologna
  • 10. Projectual elaboration: requalification areasBattindarnoArchitecture and Urban Projectation University of Trieste
  • 11. BOLOGNA SUSTAINABLEBologna has just renovated its overall vision of the sustainable development of itsterritory putting into work three main planning instruments: the new Master Plan(PSC), the Traffic Plan (PGTU) and the Energy Program (PEC), approved between2007 and 2008, and built with extended participated processes.These plans base their strategies upon sustainability goals for he city among which:reduce the CO2 emissions and adapt to climate change;improve quality of urban environment even in terms of quality of public spaces andgreen areas and reduction of air pollution and noise;improve local sustainable mobility.This vision of the city is the result of a significant effort undertaken in last decadesreconfirmed in 2006 with the signature of the Aalborg commitments. This documentincludes tangible commitments aimed at the improvement of the quality of life inEuropean cities concerning specific areas of urban intervention: governance, localmanagement for sustainability, common natural resources, responsible consumptionand lifestyles, urban planning and design, sustainable mobility, health, localsustainable economy, equity and social justice, local and global relations.Environmental dep. was responsible for his the implementation
  • 13. ICLEI - SUSTAINABLE CYCLE AND PEER REVIEWIt provides a method for how cities and regions canpractically work with integrated management, anapproach recommended in many EU policies andstrategies of today.Main goals of a peer review method:- inform, accelerate and approve the implementation of the Aalborg Commitments- identification of strengths and weaknesses- definition of challenges and priorities to improve the system- specification of the Aalborg Commitments from a local point of viewTargeted visits by two other European cities - Oslo and MadridMobility, Air quality, Energy, Partecipatory processcity
  • 14. AMBIENTE ITALIA: BASELINE REVIEWData collection and Analisys of the state of the sustainability through the main aspect of theenvironmental, economic and social components.Close sinergy with the Environmental Budget, Social Balance and Master Plan
  • 15. NATIONAL PILOT PROJECTUniversity of Bologna Dienca eng. dep. - beneficiary of ministry’s fundingNational Research center CNR - external audit
  • 16. ENERGETIC STUDYKindergarten Marsili involucre analysis Marsili- 16
  • 17. SHOW- SHOW-ROOM “ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT”WELCOME TO EnRi’S HOMEexhibition and educational course about Energy saving into the house.
  • 18. EUROPEAN PILOT PROJECTResearcher institutions as partners, promotors, developer of new methodologies, scientific assistants, technical assistence, auditors, advisor etc.. Re-urban Mobil Sustainable Now Mimosa ecobudget- dreams echo action Gaia
  • 19. CONCLUSIONOPPORTUNITY/ADVATAGEbest methodologydocuments are recognised at international levelPOSSIBLE PROBLEMSno sharing of methodology with internal staff (implementation, monitoring phase, update)very techical language
  • 20. THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTIONMore info www.comune.bologna.itraffaella.gueze@comune.bologna.it