Growing Green Cities 2122 Conference

How to think long term in a short term world, for growing green cities? The aim of this conference is to evolve multi-disciplinary practices that develop longer term thinking in our city- networks and policies.


Climate change, urbanization, declining biodiversity, pandemics, extreme weather and increasing food production: these are just a few of the factors that challenge the future of our cities. Many investments in our cities of today are expected to last for generations, so there is a need to include long term thinking in our current decision making.


  • Floriade Expo 2022, Almere, the Netherlands.


  • Growing Green Cities 2122 Conference: 4 and 5 July.
  • Workshops and excursions: 6 ¬†and 7 July.

Growing Green Cities

We believe in a future of growing green cities, appealing to people for living and working. There is growing evidence that nature based solutions can be sound investments for future urban challenges.

In this conference, policymakers, professionals, practitioners and students gather to develop good practices on how to include long term thinking in short term decision making. On July 4 and 5 we look from different disciplines and four dimensions; biobased design, nature-inclusive buildings, green neighborhoods and spatial planning in urbanizing regions. On July 6 and 7 we bring theory into practice during workshops and excursions.

We would like to invite you to exchange and develop good practices together. Please join us in July 2022!

The conference takes place on the 4th and 5th of July 2022 at the location of the International Floriade Expo, close to the cities of Almere and Amsterdam. The conference will be followed by workshops and excursions. More information will follow soon.


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