Summer Abroad Europe, "Sustainable Cities of Northern Europe" (Info Session) Monday, January 7, 2019, 2:10 – 3pm
Summer Abroad Europe, "Sustainable Cities of Northern Europe" (Info Session)
Campus Location:International Center
Room:2119
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Contact Phone #:530-752-5763
Event Type:Forums, Discussions and Information Sessions
Presented by:Study Abroad

In this program we will study the plans, systems, and designs for urban sustainability, exploring transit, bike and pedestrian circulation; renewable energy systems and waste management; and urban planning and landscape/open space design. Relying on lectures, field trips, bike tours, guest speakers, design and planning problems, and reading-the-city exercises, the program shows what lessons can be taken from Europe back to U.S. cities. We will visit 8-10 cities—large and small—in 4-5 countries that have demonstrated a commitment and success in becoming more sustainable; this includes looking in-depth at various deliberate eco-districts and neighborhoods like Vauban, Rieselfeld, Trekronner, Vestra Hamnen, and Hammarby Sjostad, in places like Stockholm, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Freiburg, Lucerne, and elsewhere.

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