PUC × EU Green Week 2018
The EU Green Week explores ways in which the European Union is helping cities to become better places to live and work. In a special article series, Pop-Up City highlights the most inspiring green developments from across the continent.
Archibiotect Vincent Callebaut Explains What Cities Can Learn From Rainforests
How to prepare our cities for the post-fossil era? The award-winning Belgian-born, Paris-based archibiotect Vincent Callebaut has a vision — and it's truly inspiring.
WASTED Turns Household Waste Into a Community Currency
Amsterdam startup WASTED is making recycling a community cause by introducing a local currency based on household waste. Sietse Gronheid explains why the project is such a big success.
Buzzing Urban Village Is a Testing Ground for the Circular Economy
Hof van Cartesius is a circular urban village on a derelict piece of land along a railway track in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Co-founder Bianca Ernst explains how this buzzing community came to life using only discarded building materials.
Social Organisations Turn Barcelona’s Rooftops Into Community Farms
As the demand for space in cities increases, social organizations struggle to find locations for their activities. Public institutions in Barcelona are looking to transform the empty rooftops of public buildings into community farms.
Estonia to Become the World’s First Free Public Transport Nation
After a successful experiment with free public transport for all citizens in Tallinn, Estonia wants to become the world's first free public transport nation. Allan Alaküla explains why this is a good idea.