During the next period, PALGO smart will provide support to
the Faculty of Architecture and the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities in creating a platform where representatives of local self-government units and other stakeholders will be able to:
Learn practical ways that can help them reduce energy costs,
Discover available energy grants and subsidies,
Hear about best practices that have achieved success in energy efficiency field,
Meet experts working on new energy technologies and innovations that could cut costs.
Jan Gehl's visit to Podgorica
Podgorica should develop on ecological principles
Podgorica, January 2018
Podgorica should focus on walking, cycling and public transport. This is the ecologically sustainable concept for the city, said Professor Jan Gehl, Danish architect, urban planner and a visionary, global leading authority in public space design and in the promotion of its use in the cities.
Awarded Social Housing Project
"Self-Expandable Social Housing Project" was designed within the IPA Project of the City of Belgrade, City Municipality of Zvezdara and PALGO
Belgrade, 6–16 December 2017
Within the Fifth International Conference and Exhibition at the SANU Gallery (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts), entitled ON ARCHITECTURE 2017, organized by STRAND – Sustainable Urban Society Association, the international jury composed of: Mitesh Dixit (USA), Cristian Suau (UK), Elif Ayiter (Turkey), Nora Lefa (Greece), Stanko Gakovic (USA), Anastasios Tellios (Greece) and Wilfried van Winden (Netherlands) awarded the Special Award for Architecture and Interior Design to the Project "SELF-EXPANDABLE SOCIAL HOUSING".
The authors of the awarded project Vesna Mila Čolić Damjanović and Miloš Komlenić, both from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Belgrade, have developed the project within the IPA Project "Making a Sustainable Neighborhood for Roma in Belgrade" (IPA 2013, Durable housing solutions and physical infrastructure improvements in Roma settlements), prepared jointly by the City of Belgrade, City Municipality of Zvezdara and PALGO.
Vienna Days in Zagreb
Zagreb, 28-30 November 2017
Within Vienna Days in Zagreb, representatives of the City of Belgrade and PALGO smart participated in the conference and accompanying workshops in the premises of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (HAZU).
The central part of the event was a two-day conference where experts from Vienna and Zagreb, in the presence of the representatives of Ljubljana, Sarajevo, Prague and Belgrade, discussed the topics of smart and innovative city, possibilities for regional cooperation, waste management, social integration, urban mobility, etc.
Smart Urban Planning
On 5 November 2017, a representative of PALGO smart held a lecture entitled "Smart Urban Planning - Public Engagement Roadmap" within the Smart City Education Initiative (SCEI) destined to decision-makers and young leaders from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.
This regional gathering was held under the auspices of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, the Belgrade Office.