Joint Meeting of UBC Smart and Prospering & Planning Cities Commission - outcome
More than 20 participants from 8 different countries took part in the Joint Meeting of UBC Smart and Prospering & Planning Cities Commission held in Kiel on 14-17 June 2022.
Kiel is the northernmost state capital in Germany and the southernmost city in Scandinavia. On a ninety-two hectare former military site Kiel is planning a District of the Future. The removal of the naval air wing in 2013 has opened up a one-time opportunity for Schleswig-Holstein's state capital. Urban planners, project management and development, advisory on IT and Smart Digital Solutions as well as many other specialists from Germany, Poland, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Lithuania and Latvia were involved to design a vision for a District of the Future. They discussed such questions, as: What can be done to get the identity of a District of the Future: Holtenau Ost?; What relationship should be created between the existing part of the city of Kiel and its new district - Holtenau Ost?; What are the concepts of development that could support the process of bringing life into the Holtenau Ost area?
Three groups of experts worked out recommendations on identity development of the area, and defined its strengths and opportunities.
More information on the seminar results is attached.