NORDGREEN – Smart Planning for Healthy and Green Nordic Cities project invites Nordic city planners and developers, architects, healthcare sector representatives and governance enthusiasts to join Friday morning webinar series CITY TALK 1-2-3 where four cities share learning on:
CITY TALKS 1-2-3
- 10 February, Engaging youth in planning – Espoo broke all records with an online tool
- 28 April, How to use and connect green spaces and health indicators in city planning
- 22 September, How can green spaces improve health? Stavanger explores new design methods
CITY TALK 1: Engaging youth in planning – Espoo broke all records with an online tool
10 February 2023, 9.00-10.00 CET (+1h in FI)
Aalto University, City of Espoo, Nordregio
This webinar shares how the city of Espoo gathered over 6,000 respondents of which over 2,000 were children and youth. This led to over 70,000 map markings via PPGIS surveys making this the largest citizen survey ever made in Finland. How did Espoo manage to work with schools and activate the youth? In this webinar, Espoo shares its success factors, which lie mainly in the process and smart collaboration.
CITY TALK 2: How to use and connect green space and health indicators in city planning
28 April 2023, 9.00-10.00 CET (+1h in FI)
Norwegian University of Life Sciences NMBU, City of Täby, Nordregio
Local authorities need knowledge, tools, and indicators in order to develop and manage green spaces in a way that can effectively promote health and well-being for the urban dweller. During this city talk, the researchers and planners will share their experiences and discuss the use and applicability of objective and perceived green space and health indicators for planning purposes.
CITY TALK 3: How can green space improve health? Stavanger explores new design methods
22 September 2023, 9.00-10.00 CET (+1h FI)
Nordregio, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences SLU, The City of Stavanger
In this webinar, researchers will present evidence and evidence-based models for green space design – What kind of health-promoting aspects does green space planning provide? Practitioners from Stavanger Municipality share their city projects utilizing this model.
NORDGREEN is about connecting wellbeing to green space planning
How are human wellbeing and access to green spaces integrated into city planning? NORDGREEN is tackling the issue by developing and implementing smart planning and management solutions for well-designed, high-quality greenspaces that promote equity, health and wellbeing. NORDGREEN is working with existing planning projects in the following Nordic cities: Aarhus, Espoo, Ii, Stavanger, Täby and Vilhelmina. The project is funded by NordForsk.