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31 October 2018
Students scout for ideal location for community aquaponics in Dortmund
Last week landscape architecture students from the RWTH University of Aachen, joined forces to find the ideal location for the proGIreg community-based aquaponics system in the Dortmund Living Lab. The vision is to enable residents in the post-industrial area of Huckarde, to produce their own locally-grown vegetables and fish, through aquaponics. Aquaponics is ideal for food production in areas with contaminated or poor quality soil - often the case in post-industrial areas - since it requires...
10 October 2018
Local citizens key to successful urban regeneration
"If an administration would like to be successful, it needs to work with civil society; the people who live in a quarter are the experts of that quarter". With these words of wisdom Lord Mayor of Dortmund Ullrich Sierau welcomed the proGIreg project to his city. Dortmund hosted the proGIreg kick-off conference on 25 and 26 Sept, 2018. The 5-year EU Horizon-2020-funded project aims to build collaboration between cities across Europe and in China, which are developing nature-based solutions...