CLEVER Cities Introduction Video | Smart. Green. Inclusive.
Learn how CLEVER Cities is deploying nature-based solutions to transform deprived urban districts in this short introduction video, also available on YouTube.
Unveiling of new edible garden in South Thamesmead, London
With the help of input and design ideas from local residents, CLEVER City London, alongside Peabody, has successfully delivered its first Nature-based Solution: an edible garden in South Thamesmead. To celebrate, the CLEVER Cities team organised a community gathering on July 3rd to introduce locals to the garden and to receive feedback on the initiative.
Watch the video and read our article to learn more.
How to make urban nature sprout
How can we grow biodiversity right outside our homes?
Find out in this cartoon animation by CLEVER Cities partner Eliante.
#EURegionsWeek Side Event: Gearing up towards Urban Greening Plans
This European Week of Regions and Cities 2021 Side Event targeted cities and local administrations with the goal of shedding light on the process and effort involved for cities to align local urban greening strategies with the wider EU policy framework and answer the Biodiversity Strategy’s ambitious call to develop Urban Greening Plans. CLEVER Cities was represented by the project coordinator, Martin Krekeler, from the Hamburg Senate Chancellery.
Fostering biodiversity in the Giambellino district, Milan
This video produced by Milan's urban regeneration service MILO·Lab focuses on the creation of nature-based solutions that foster biodiversity within a new public park in the Giambellino neighbourhood. Please click on the image to watch.
#GetSetSow in Thamesmead with a free food growing kit
Kat Wojnar, Gardener in Residence, CLEVER Cities London, shows residents how they can use recycled household waste as plant pots and promotes the free indoor food growing kits developed by CLEVER Cities London.
The video was produced by the CLEVER Cities "Making Space for Nature" team for Thamesmead's temporary (COVID-period) TV channel, Temo TV.
Virtual tour: a new green corridor for Neugraben-Fischbek, Hamburg
As part of the event "Langer Tag der StadtNatur Hamburg" (Long Day of Urban Nature Hamburg), which in 2020 was renamed "Kurzer Tag der StadtNatur" (Short Day of Urban Nature Hamburg) due to the coronavirus pandemic, the CLEVER Cities team produced a virtual tour of Hamburg's project area Neugraben-Fischbek. The "Long Day of Urban Nature Hamburg" is organized annually by the Loki-Schmidt Foundation since 2011. (Video in German)