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Special - Spatial Planning and Energy for Communities in All Landscapes Town and Country Planning Association European Union

ECTP Award

Have you worked on a planning project that will help deliver sustainable energy?

Why not enter it for a new European award?

The 10th European Urban and Regional Planning Awards were awarded by Mr Petr Osvald 1st Vice-Chairman of the COTER commission, Mr Petter Wiberg, Chair of the ECTP-CEU Awards Jury and Mr Henk van der Kamp, President of the European Council of Town Planners on 5th of May 2014 at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels.

The award was given to the best spatial planning projects that proactively help deliver sustainable energy. 

Judges were looking for projects that address some or all of the following:

The winners of the 10th European planning awards are good examples of adaptation to climate change, especially with regard to how energy solutions have been made an integral part of spatial planning.


Switzerland: Embarking the Whole Territory on the Path of Sustainability

Department of Town and Country Planning, Housing and Energy, Republic and State of Geneva
Head of energy and urban planning office, Mr Olivier Epelly and Mrs Isabel Girault

France: Montmélian and its future Triangle Sud solar area

La ville de Montmélian et les urbanistes James Su Pretelli et Sarah Cohen représentant les équipes

Norway: Fornebu – a green town built on outstanding national and international expertise

The Municipality of Bærum, Norway, represented by planners Pedro Ardila, Hans Kristian Lingsom and Comunity Director Arthur Wøhni

Belgium: Limburg Territorial Development Programme (T.OP Limburg)

Ruimte Vlaanderen, Spatial Development Department Flanders, represented by project manager Liesl Vanautgaerden, and the office Maat-ontwerpers responsible for the design research.

To find out more please visit the ECTP-CEU website.