Localism in Europe – what can we learn?

Case studies of successful “localism” strategies and tools from Europe, hosted by the Council for European Urbanism. There are many inspiring and instructive examples there, such as the slow food movement in Italy, the terroir movement in France, local currencies in Germany, etc. And many activists are focused on adaptive re-use of historic cores, and […]

Architecture and Qualification of the City

1st International Conference Universidade Católica Portuguesa 7 – 8 May 2010, Faculty of Engineering, Sintra Campus, Portugal Sintra 2010 Programme Friday – May 7th Faculty of Engineering 9.00 Welcoming participants 9.15 Speech by the Director of the Faculty of Engineering Professor Manuel Barata Marques Speech by the Mayor of Sintra Professor Fernando Seara Speech by […]

New Urbanism: Rx for Healthy Places

Organized with assistance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “New Urbanism: Rx for Healthy Places” will present new research and innovative techniques for incorporating health impacts into land use, transportation planning, and community design decisions at a variety of scales. Share the opportunities and challenges of strengthening the link between New Urbanism […]
Street in Havana, Cuba

Havana Urban Design Charrette

Street in Havana, Cuba INTBAU Cuba and INTBAU Scandinavia in partnership with the Academy of Urbanism (UK), C.E.U. Norway and C.E.U. Cuba invite you to the 2010 Havana Urban Design Charrette. The 2010 International Charrette will build on our work from 2007, 2008 and 2009. International architects and planners are invited to join Cuban experts […]
The Malecon, Havana, Cuba

Tour of Cuba

The Cuban and Scandinavian chapters of INTBAU in partnership with the Academy of Urbanism (UK) and  C.E.U. – Council for European Urbanism invite you to join a one week tour of three Cuban cities and  UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Havana, Trinidad and Cienfuegos. The one week Tour  March  14 – 20 will include an introduction to […]

CEU-INTBAU to run session at A Vision of Europe

CEU, together with INTBAU, will stage one of the three sessions at A Vision of Europe 2009, entitled “Towards New Eco-Compact Cities: Building a Smart Growth World”, to be held in Bologna from 24-27 September 2009. The draft program for the CEU-INTBAU session on 25 September is as follows: Triennale V | DAY 2 Quartiere […]

Oslo-Denver Initiative gets time at CNU 17

The Oslo-Denver Initiative on Urban Design and Climate Change will be discussed in a breakout session at the Congress for the New Urbanism’s 17th annual congress in Denver in June 2009. The session will be held at Tower Court D Sheraton Hotel Denver, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202 on Wednesday 10 June 2009 from […]

About the Council for European Urbanism

Joanna Alimanestianu, Architect-Urbanist, Co-Founder of CEU Opening address at the Conference on Climate Change and Urban Design Oslo, September 2008 I’d like to tell you about the origins of the Council for European Urbanism and the premises we held at the time and, I think – I hope – still hold today. The focus of […]