New European Bauhaus for Climate Neutral Cities: Novel ways of engaging with urban and natural heritage

Lecturer: Gintaras Stauskis, Professor at the Department of Urban Design of VILNIUS TECH.

Response 1: Aglaee Degros, Head of the Institute of Urbanism at Graz University of Technology.

Response 2: Thomas Drage, Climate Protection Officer of the City of Graz.

Exhibition of best practice: Green Divan by Sanela Pansinger – adasca e.U.

Chair: Urs Hirschberg, Head of the Institute of Architecture and Media at Graz University of Technology.


The third lecture in the ESEIA Lecture Series was held at the Auditorium (Aula) of Graz University of Technology, on 27 April 2023, from 19:00 to 21:00 CEST. This lecture focused on New European Bauhaus and its core values.

Professor Gintaras Stauskis introduced the topic, providing an overview of the design for sustainability approach and explaining how the New European Bauhaus connects the Green Deal to our daily lives. After his presentation, Aglaee Degros delivered remarks on territorial transition, and Thomas Drage explained the transition towards sustainability in the City of Graz. The programme also included the presentation of Green Divan – a “tree substitute” that can be placed where no trees can be planted – by Sanela Pansinger – adasca e.U.

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