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Research on COVID-19 and Urban Development Strategy/City structure

City Wuhan is now carrying out a research on how city structure and its’ infrastructure react in such a situation, what’s the influence of our city patterns/urban density on spreading disease, how we can plan better in the future…. Examples of different countries on strategy and policy for against COVID-19 are collected for comparison. East & West Urban Consultancy is asked to work on the case of the Netherlands.

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Presentation at the International Water Week conference (Amsterdam)

Amsterdam International Water Week (4-8 November 2019) is a top event for all stakeholders & professions concerning sustainable water development from all countries in the world. It includes an International Water Week conference, Aquatech exhibition, Aquatech Forum and Future Water Leaders Forum, attracted 25,000 professional participants.

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Dutch Design Week Talk

3NTRY China in collaboration with Dutch Design Week Future Living, present a new China focus conference and network event. Eight creative experts from China and Europe introduced their innovative cross cultural projects and ground breaking ideas, share their successes and challenges whilst giving you an insight in China’s Future Design Thinking as a tool to learn and connect.

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Lecture at International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 Beijing

On 18 June 2019 a seminar on sponge city was organized by Dutch Floriade World  Expo 2022 at INBAR pavilion, the theme was climate resilient strategies for water sensitive cities. It aimed to discuss different approaches of urban design to minimize environmental degradation, scaling up investments in water supply and integrated urban water cycle, innovation ..

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CCICED roundtable meeting hold in the Hague

On 8 April 2019, a round table meeting has been taken place in the Hague to discuss how urbanisation processes and patterns might influence environmental improvement, in both China and elsewhere in the world. During these discussions, the Task Force on Green Urbanization and Environmental Improvement showed preliminary results from its Special Policy Studies (SPSs). International experts from China, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Belgium have presented their research findings and case studies and reflected on the SPSs preliminary results, from the perspective of Chinese urban development towards 2035 and the key forces shaping it.

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Sweco (Sweden) & Valencia (Spain) experts advising Zhuhai

SWECO Sweden will send an expert team to Zhuhai to provide technical support and consultation for Zhuhai Fushan Eco-industrial Park Solid Waste Treatment Plant in the coming months. A training will be given on waste collection and separation classification in Zhuhai. After that, the Swedish expert group will also conduct ..

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Dutch resilient/sponge city experts go to Zhuhai

Experts from World Water Authority (Amsterdam) & PalmBout Urban Landscape have been invited to Zhuhai to give their advice on revision of Zhuhai Urban Planning Technical Standards & Guidelines. Furthermore, the Dutch expert team is also invited for working on following pilot projects.

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Europe China Eco City Link project extended to 2020

Funded by the European Commission, the EC-LINK project is a key component of the EU-China Partnership on sustainable urbanization, aiming to assist Chinese in implementing energy and resource-efficiency by sharing experiences in sustainable urbanization with European cities. It started November 2013 and got extended to September 2018. Thanks to the ..

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Zhuhai Resilient City training and city to city cooperation

On 12-13 June, a training on Resilient City is organized in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China. As the world climate changes, Zhuhai is a coast city who is often threatened by the extreme weather, such as heavy rain, hurricane and flooding. Experts from the Netherlands, Bologna Italy, Valencia Spain came to Zhuhai and present their cases & policies on above issues, aiming at exchange knowledge and experience.

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