Based on the success of the first phase of Villo, the Government of the Brussels-Capital Region wants to extend the shared bicycle system to new municipalities.
In Brussels June 2011
On the evening of Friday, 27 May, on the Tour & Taxis site, the awards ceremony for the 6th edition of the Belgian Energy and Environment Award was held. The PLAGE and BATEX projects were both nominated in the category “Institution Sustainable Development Award”.
A P.L.A.G.E call for proposals has just been approved by the government in order to support Brussels social housing companies in their desire to improve the energy performance of their buildings and thus reduce the energy bill of the tenants.
In Saint Gilles, the first passive apartment building in the Brussels-Capital Region has just been inaugurated. The building includes a total of 30 housing units, perfectly and completely fulfilling the standards and requirements in terms of sustainability and passivity.
On Sunday 26 June, Rabad, a network of Brussels proponents of sustainable food, and its members are offering Brussels residents a chance to discover sustainable food in their city.
From 13 to 15 July 2011, the Architecture and Climate research group of UCL is organising the 27th international PLEA (Passive and Low Energy Architecture) conference on the theme of sustainable architecture.
Pedestrians are attracting widespread attention and are now considered genuine participants in soft mobility in Brussels. A major study has therefore been launched in order to draw up a plan for pedestrians suitable for the Brussels-Capital Region by 2020 and 2040.