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Capitalisation Workstream ‘Building energy efficiency in European cities’ article for the URBACT Tribune magazine.

Well Designed and Built

A couple of weeks ago URBACT Secretariat has asked the members of the Capitalisation Workstream ‘Building energy efficiency in European cities’ to write an article for the URBACT Tribune magazine in view of the workshops to be held in the Annual Conference at Copenhagen. Paul Ciniglio has taken the lead, Kleopatra Theologidou and myself read it many times and provided inputs, the URBACT Secretariat followed the process and commented in depth. In a real co-production process the article has been written and re-written many times and on the conference website you can find the final version. Here is an earlier draft version which was almost twice as long as requested and with another title. Well, it is long, but it is also informative and it reads well.

The built environment of European cities must urgently get into shape so that it is fit for the future.  To achieve this transformation, owners and occupiers of buildings will…

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