Healthy Urbanization

Healthy Urbanization
Raymond Linssen
Rijkswaterstaat,
The Netherlands
Brussels, April 8th 2014
Healthy Urbanization
Introduction
1. Background: Why this theme?
2. What does Healthy Urbanization mean?
3. Cooperation Ministry I&M, RWS, City of Utrecht
- Working trip Utrecht Station Area, January 2014
- Follow up in Utrecht and elsewhere
4. Preparation EU proposal ‘Networking for Urban Vitality’
5. Discussion
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1. Background
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Global urbanisation
Binding theme within ministry
Cooperation is vital!
Topic that challenges us to
renew and innovate
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What is a healthy city?
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De gezonde stad is er voor iedereen!
Copenhagen
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2. What does Healthy Urbanization mean?
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Holistic approach > interdepartemental cooperation
At various levels (region, city, street)
Connectivity
Change in mindset > government as partner!
Ø a shift away from problem solving, protecting and
regulating
Ø to stimulating development potentials
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The Healthy
City Cube
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Maastricht
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3. Cooperation Ministry I&M, RWS, City of Utrecht
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Exploring and experiencing in a specific area
Space, environment, mobility, health, …
Field trip Utrecht Station Area, January 2014
Building blocks for healthy urbanization?
Follow up in Utrecht and elsewhere
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De gezonde stad is er voor iedereen!
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4. Preparation EU proposal ‘Networking for Urban Vitality’
Focus on the synergy between
- Mobility
- Infrastructure Networks
- Land Use and
- Livability
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Scale of the
European
corridor
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Scale of the
Daily Urban
System
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specific
location
5. Discussion
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Content?
Potential consortium partners?
Follow-up EU proposal ‘Networking for Urban Vitality’:
TRA Paris, workshop Brussels, 18 June
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Thanks
for your
attention!
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Multi level and multi actor challenges in the city
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Typologieën steden en opgaven
sectoraal
integraal
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