Publications

Project summary list

Dear UBC colleagues,
Type: eBulletin
Topic:
The publication "Онлайн-платформа Baltic Smart Water Hub" contains cases of good practices and technical solutions launched in the Baltic Sea Region that are published on the online platform. The cases selected by their relevance have been translated to the Russian language to support lifelong learning in Belarus and Russia in the field of smart water management, and to transfer knowledge and…
Type: Publication
Topic: Water
CIVITAS ECCENTRIC's second brochures presents some of the measures that Turku, Ruse, Munich, Stockholm and Madrid have implemented during the first half of the project. 
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
Dear UBC colleagues, last week IPCC, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came out with an alarming report on the impacts of global warming. The report puts us all in a situation where we need to demand and pursue for urgent changes for sustaining our conditions all over the globe.
Type: eBulletin
Topic:
Baltic Urban Lab Policy Brief - Making the most of brownfield sites in the Baltic Sea Region reveals the challenges and opportunities related to brownfield redevelopment as well as presents public-private-people partnerships as a solution to tackle these challenges. This policy brief also presents the key recommendations based on Baltic Urban Lab lessons learned and results. They include policy…
Type: Publication
Baltic Urban Lab collected examples of brownfield regeneration projects from the Baltic Sea region and beyond to share examples of how cities have successfully managed complex urban regeneration projects. Cities around the region with similar challenges can learn from these examples. In addition, a collection of tested citizen participation tools is available in order to get concrete ideas and…
Type: Publication
Brownfield redevelopment is a complex process and requires good cooperation and commitment from all involved parties. This guide is targeted to urban planners and other experts interested to learn more how to develop brownfield areas in cooperation with citizens, NGOs, land-owners, developers and other stakeholders.
Type: Publication
During Baltic Urban Lab the project cities have explored different methods for stakeholder involvement and participation. Experiences and lessons learned from cities have been now gathered and analysed in one publication “Developing brownfields via Public-Private-People partnerships” published by Nordregio. The report is based on observation and analysis of the methods for stakeholder involvement…
Type: Publication
Key figure data for energy benchmark of the wastewater treatment sector in the Baltic Sea Region.
Type: Publication
Topic: Energy, Water
Key figure data for sludge benchmark of the wastewater treatment sector in the Baltic Sea Region.
Type: Publication
Topic: Water
Current stormwater management practices consider just one unique solution, pipes. However, over the last decades, the conventional stormwater drainage has been proven insufficient to manage all impacts related to urban runoff. Cities all over the world are facing common challenges of increasing stormwater floods, and degradation of natural resources and infrastructure caused by climate change and…
Type: Publication
Dear UBC colleagues,
Type: eBulletin
Topic:
There is a high demand for redeveloping brownfield areas to make European cities grow in a more sustainable manner. However, the Central Baltic region does not have a long tradition of national policy approaches to brownfield redevelopment. Nor there is a commonly agreed European definitions on what a brownfield is. Baltic Urban Lab has published a definition for brownfields based on the…
Type: Publication
Dear UBC colleagues,
Type: eBulletin
Topic:
This manual provides support for planners in cities that are not yet familiar with sustainable urban mobility planning and who need support with where to start in the context of measure selection. As a complementary manual to the general Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) guidelines, it gives examples and suggestions on how to conduct measure selection for the first SUMP, types of measures…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
This manual provides support for cities that are familiar with sustainable urban mobility planning. A step-up city is applying SUMP measures, but not systematically. The issues this manual addresses are how to apply a systematic and effective approach in measures selection, how to find synergies between different types of measures and policy areas, how to adapt new fields of measures in to what…
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
The toolbox introduces the most commonly used approaches and concrete tools for urban stormwater management. The toolbox is especially aimed at landscape architects, architects, and urban planners and designers, including those interested in or working with the design, planning or management of urban water.
Type: Toolkit
Topic: Water
Dear colleagues, The year 2017 has been a year full of activities. At the UBC General Conference in Växjö we appointed new co-chairs and Advisory Board for the next two years. During the year, we have also launched new projects and the Baltic Smart Water Hub.
Type: eBulletin
Topic:
"Climate Leadership from the Baltic Sea Region Cities"-report was launched during the XIV UBC General Conference in Växjö, Sweden, on 25 October 2017. The report is the result of a cooperation between UBC and CDP.
Type: Publication
CIVITAS ECCENTRIC's first brochure presents the project in a nutshell, a description of the living lab areas and contact information. 
Type: Publication
Topic: Mobility
Resource Wisdom and #Biosphere areas in UBC cities, UBC Sustainable Cities Commission Meeting, Day 1.
Type: Video
Dynamics of Biosphere area development. Cases from UBC cities on how biosphere region works as a promoter of competitiveness and sustainability, e.g. in urban planning and in development of local businesses and tourism.
Type: Video