Monthly Archives: February 2015


Each of three conferences to be held under the Ecology Constructively Project will be dedicated to a different set of topics related to sustainable development of urban areas. The last conference will also serve as a summary of the whole project.

Architecture classes in Polish schools

Polish cities are, unfortunately, a far cry from the ultimate in architecture and taste. In order to curb urban chaos, the Polish Chamber of Architects has recently launched a project under which students from five regions in Poland (voivodeships) are given a spatial planning course.

Digital City

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark. It has 315 thousand people and the number is growing. The Aarhus agglomeration has 1.2 million people. It is an important sea port and a railway hub. In the beginning of the 20th century, the city became the most essential center for science and culture in Jutland (one of five Danish administrative regions  established on 1 January 2007 under the administrative reform. It encompasses the Northern Jutland and partly Viborg Amt as well as the Commune of Mariager which beforehand belonged to Århus Amt district).

Informative meeting on Urbact III

On 6 March 2015 the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development held an informative meeting on Urbact III. The Deputy Minister , Paweł Orłowski, addressed benefits of integrated urban development and presented activities that the Ministry takes in this respect. “Smart city” is not only about making the good use of resources and potentials within city borders but also in the scope of their functional areas. Integrated urban policy also includes the participation of local communities in city planning and governance.