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Making the business case for Blue Green Infrastructure through Social Innovation and city to city learning at IFoU

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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During the th International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU), BEGIN will host a panel discussion relating to the topics Climate Resilience Governance and Planning and Community Resilience. Led by the c…

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The holy trinity of Sint-Anneke Plage

Monday, November 19, 2018
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Every once in a while, the pieces just fall into place. Several challenges you’ve been struggling with all of a sudden appear to be compatible and their increasing overlap makes it seem like it was p…

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Inspiring outcomes of the Ghent Summer School

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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At the beginning of September, sixteen participants from different countries worked for a week on the challenge of designing green axes in Ghent. Green axes are the connecting elements within a city-…

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BEGIN partners visiting pilots in Kent and Enfield

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
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In September, BEGIN partners have visited Enfield and Kent to see their pilot projects of how they manage surface water flooding, reduce the impact of climate change and create attractive spaces for …

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Using drones for the Shipley Canal Road Corridor pilot in Bradford Council

Thursday, September 13, 2018
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As part of the BEGIN project, Bradford Council is running a pilot in the area. Bradford is looking at different key aspects is this area related to blue green infrastru…

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International Summer School 'Green Climate Axes in Ghent'

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
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During a nine-day summer school (27 August – 4 September 2018), students will explore the design challenge for a number of green climate axes in Ghent. This exploration will cover different scales (a…

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Dordrecht Spring School: pilot projects on climate adaptation

Thursday, May 31, 2018
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This week the 'Dordrecht Spring School' has started. It is a pilot school on climate adaptation in the week from May 28 up to and including June 1. Experts, students, policymakers and stakeholders of …

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BEGIN project makes huge step forward in Social Innovation

Thursday, May 10, 2018
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BEGIN partners are winding down from their biannual partner meeting in Hamburg, which took place during the 25th – 26th of April. Partners marked the meeting as one of the most successful yet – a…

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BEGIN Partners convene in Hamburg to devise narratives and engage stakeholders in BGI projects

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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BEGIN partners will meet this month in Hamburg (25 – 26 April) to progress and leverage community engagement for BGI in communities. Participants include members from BEGIN’s 10…

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Meet the Vogelbuurt

Monday, March 26, 2018
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In February, the Municipality of Dordrecht in The Netherlands hosted a workshop for the BEGIN partners: Cities of Antwerp, Ghent and Bradford. With these partners, Dordrecht has an intensified coll…

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