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Urban Environment

Sustainable Urban Design

The working group on sustainable urban design is one of 4 independent expert working groups set up under the EU Expert Group on the Urban Environment. The 4 working groups reflect the priority themes identified for the Thematic Strategy on the Urban Environment.

The working group on Sustainable Urban Design was chaired by Gabriele Langschwert, a former official for the Austrian Environment Ministry. Ms Langschwert was assisted by Tony Lloyd-Jones of the University of Westminster, UK under contract by the Austrian Government. The other independent experts are listed below. The working group met 4 times during 2002 and 2003.

 

Timescale Documents (underlined=available)
April 2004 Final Report(pdf~3M)
Annexes (zip file ~1M)
December 2003 Draft Final Report (pdf~2,5M)
4/5 September 2003: 4th meeting Agenda (pdf~10K)
July 2003 Interim Report (pdf~1200K)
9/10 July 2003: 3rd meeting Agenda(pdf~10K), Minutes (pdf~10K)
8/9 April 2003: 2nd meeting Agenda(pdf~60K), Minutes (pdf~10K)
18 December 2002: 1st meeting Terms of Reference(pdf~20K), Agenda, Minutes(pdf~30K), Inception Report (pdf~15K)

 

Working Group Members

Independent Experts

Chair: Ms Gabriele LANGSCHWERT

Former official of the Ministry of Environment, Austria, assisted by Tony LLOYD-JONES, University of Westminster UK

Vice chair : Ms Marta García NART

Ministry of Public Works, Spain

Vice chair: Mr Matti VATILO

Urban Development and Cultural Heritage/Land use department, Finland

Mr Jose Miguel Fernández GÜEL

Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Polytechnic University of Madrid

Mr José Fariña TOJO

Professor of Urban and Regional Planning in the Polytechnic University of Madrid

Prof. Dr. Uwe SCHUBERT

 

Nedialka SOUGAREVA

 

Jan.Jaap de BOER

Ministry of Environment, Netherlands

Ms. J.J. Pultrum (Jitske)

Department of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, The Netherlands

Anu MANSIKKA

National consultant - Finland

Irma Uuskallio

Urban Development and Cultural Heritage/Land use department, Finland

Reinhalrd Martinsen

Office of Co-ordination and Controlling, Hannover, Germany

Mr Hugh BARTON

University of the West of England

Miloslava PASKOVA

Ministry of Environment, Slovakia

Iván TOSICS

Metropolitan Research Institute

Mats PEMER

City of Stockholm

Emilio D'Alessi

Ancona Commune, Italy

Professor Hans BJUR

School of Architecture, Chalmers University, Sweden

Commission officials

David MILES

DG RTD

Alejandro Montalban CARRASCO

DG DEV

Sandra GIZDULICH

URBAN programme, DG REGIO

Eleni KOPANEZOU

Clean Urban Transport Unit, DG TREN

Mark BACON/Simon GOSS

Thematic Strategy on the Urban Environment, DG ENV