regeneration

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Lyon- Let there be light! Cultural heritage and light management

Lyon has for a long time an outstanding relationship with light as an urban issue and tool. The city of Lyon realised in the early 1990s that it could amplify its cultural and heritage offer by working with the medium that brings that culture to people, and since then Lyon has been at the forefront of cities experimenting with light. Light has changed the image of the city, increased its attractiveness and transformed its nocturnal landscape over the years.

case study

publication date: 12-03-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  knowledge society

Vilnius - The colour of data

Vilnius is revitalising its Old Town area, a UNESCO cultural heritage site, by using cultural heritage as a driver for sustainable growth, turning underused cultural heritage into a resource to be taken advantage of. To achieve this, Vilnius is using open data and tools including video neuroanalytics, which measures the emotional and psychological states of residents and visitors. This information is used to improve the city’s cultural offer, by showing how happy people are at cultural...

case study

publication date: 12-03-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

ROCK cities provide inspiring ideas to ensure better access to cultural heritage

Accessibility is connected to all the aspects that determine the possibility to fully participate in urban life: overcoming physical and economic barriers, perception of safety, equal access to institutions, cultural productions, participation and empowerment of citizens, information and opportunities

news

publication date: 11-03-2020

  •  culture

Cultural heritage in Action: join our community of practice!

We are thrilled to launch Cultural Heritage in Action, a peer-learning programme for local and regional policy makers to exchange knowledge on cultural heritage, with a focus on participatory governance, adaptive reuse and quality of interventions on heritage.

news

publication date: 25-02-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

News from the mission board!

Since the launch of the EU mission on ‘climate neutral and smart cities’ in the framework of the future Horizon Europe programme, its board of 15 experts, including Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general (in her capacity of the board’s rapporteur), has developed a paper proposing to support and promote 100 European cities in their systemic transformation towards climate-neutrality by 2030, for an by the citizens.

news

publication date: 19-02-2020

  •  culture
  •  economy

Culture connected! Joining forces to shape the future

Third OECD Summer Academy on Cultural and Creative Industries and Local Development

event

start date: 07-06-2020
end date: 12-06-2020

  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

news

publication date: 31-01-2020

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Cultural heritage, social and economic returns

Cultural heritage in cities, while valuable in itself, is also something that can yield major social and economic dividends. In this webinar, we will hear from three expert practitioners from Europe, Turkey and China on how cities can leverage tangible and intangible heritage for more cohesive societies and increased attractiveness for business and tourism.

event

start date: 06-02-2020
end date: 06-02-2020

  •  cooperation

Design Environment

Setting up the conditions that enhance the quality of the built environment - Urban MAESTRO workshop #2

event

start date: 29-01-2020
end date: 31-01-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  environment

Innovating Cities: Cultural Heritage in Action

The ROCK Final Conference and Business Matching Event

event

start date: 14-05-2020
end date: 15-05-2020