In an interview with Lovisa Westblom, project coordinator of the JPI Urban Europe funded project CIVIC, JPI’s Klara Broms Seving discussed the importance of understanding all stakeholders’ visions and perspectives to increase sustainability in urban construction projects.
The growth in urban population and economic upturn is leading to higher demand for construction, repair and renovation works in cities. Houses, public utilities, retail spaces, offices and infrastructure need to adapt to cope with the increasing number of residents and visitors, urban functions and changing standards.
The attraction to urban areas means that new houses and workplaces are needed. Building new houses or renovating older housing stock is a natural way for a city to evolve. However, the end products of construction projects are produced at their place of consumption. This means that a multitude of materials and resources need to be …
On June 19 2018, a joint Final Conference for CIVIC and DenCity will be held at Lindholmen Conference Center in Göteborg Sweden about construction logistics. The theme of the day: From vision, through construction, to transport solutions for future dense cities. The day will include exciting results from the projects and opportunities for discussion and networking.
Construction is a necessity to create attractive and sustainable cities. However, the transport of goods and personnel to construction sites disturbs residents, businesses and road users. The CIVIC project is focused on how can we mitigate the negative impact through dialog, logistics optimization and smart governance?
Construction is a necessity to create attractive and sustainable cities. However, the transport of goods and personnel to construction sites disturbs residents, businesses and road users. The CIVIC project is focused on the mitigation the negative impact through dialog, logistics optimization and smart governance.
Construction works have environmental, safety and congestion impacts on the road network. It will also have impacts on the surrounding community. The impacts can vary depending on the size, timescale and location of the development and, for larger developments that may take many years to construct, the construction phase can have a greater impact than the …
On April 24 – 26 representatives from Austria, Belgium, The Netherlands and Sweden met in Vienna for a CIVIC project meeting and site visit. During the two days the participants discussed the progression of the project’s different work packages and visited the demonstration site Seestadt Aspern in Vienna. The CIVIC project is almost half way.