C40 launches urban design competition in 12 cities to transform underutilised sites into low carbon urban projects
The third edition of Reinventing Cities launched today, inviting creative multidisciplinary teams – including architects, developers, community groups and more – to compete to design and develop climate-friendly urban projects that will serve the needs of local communities and become sustainable city landmarks.
Collective for Climate showcase Paris’ First Carbon-Zero Neighbourhood
This article showcases how careful material and equipment selection aided in reducing embodied carbon emissions by 85% in the Collective for Climate project in Paris making it the first zero-carbon neighbourhood in Paris.
Dezeen's top 10 low-carbon buildings of 2021
As part of Deezen's 2021 review, 10 examples of low-carbon architecture are selected each year. The Reykjavik Living landscape and the Campo Urbano project in Rome are featured in this edition.
Largest wooden building in Iceland to occupy landfill site in Reykjavík
The Living Landscape project in Reykjavik is the largest wooden building in the country and deploys key strategies to reduce the carbon footprint.
18 outstanding teams announced as winners of students reinventing cities competition
1,100 students from 150 universities respond to the call for ideas to reinvent parts of their cities.
Arney Fender Katsalidis to Transform Tuscolana Railway Site into Low-Carbon 15-minute City
Dezeen explores innovative sustainability solutions and the strategic importance of Life Cycle Assessments in reducing carbon emissions in the Reinventing Cities winning project in Rome, Campo Urbano.
Deezen: Urban developments that "strive for zero carbon" to start on site in Milan, Paris, Reykjavik and Oslo
Low-carbon urban quarters are set to be built as part of Reinventing Cities in different cities
Reinventing Cities: Global competition opens to transform cities in the face of the climate crisis
C40’s global architecture and urban design competition 'Reinventing Cities' has opened for entries. The second edition of the competition addresses the urgent need for change in how cities are designed and built in the face of the climate crisis.
Reinventing Cities: C40 Launches Competition for Global Cities to Pave the Way to a Sustainable Future
Today 15 of the world’s great cities launched an unprecedented global competition to drive carbon neutral and resilient urban regeneration. C40’s Reinventing Cities initiative has already identified 46 underutilized spaces to redevelop, including several empty plots and abandoned buildings, a former airport, historical mansions, underused car parks, and an abandoned incinerator and landfill.
About C40 Cities & Reinventing CitiesC40 is a network of mayors of nearly 100 world-leading cities collaborating to deliver the urgent action needed right now to confront the climate crisis. C40 represents 700+ million people and one-quarter of the global economy. The current Chair of the C40 is Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Michael Bloomberg serves as President of the Board. To learn more visit the website www.c40.org.
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