恩施市

Enshi is a county-level city located in western China and is the seat of Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture. The entire county-level city of Enshi has an area of 3,967 square kilometers and a population 780,000. In China, Enshi is famous for its se-rich rocks in and is thus known as “Se-city”. To improve living conditions in the city, the Enshi government has launched a project called “Clear water, blue sky, green maintain, and quite life”. The key focus will be the quality of drinking water, air quality, eco-protection for preserved green-areas and traffic noise. In addition, Enshi is also seeking to speed up the implementation eco-friendly governance in rural areas.

For more information, visit the city's Chinese website

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Reframing City Districts (ReCiDi)

A research project conducted by the Universities of Turku and Tampere which aims to form a new conceptual framework which will help shape the collective identity and common vision necessary to realize the future low-carbon and sustainability targets.

Systemic Architectures for Sustainable Urban Innovation (SASUI)

An action learning and research project conducted by Aalto University and the University of Tampere which aimed to form a better understanding of the architectural requirements for successful innovation projects.

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