Kinga studied Urban Environmental Management and Planning at the Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands. She also studied Economics at the West University in Timisoara in Romania, as well as Psychology at the Université Paris 8 in France.
Creating Living Streets for as many citizens as possible is what she loves most. Giving back the urban space to the people, instead of the car. That is why, at Energy Cities, she is happy to help you on rethinking urban space in your city as well as co-creating and co-deciding with citizens and stakeholders in your city. She can help you with innovative facilitation techniques as well as peer-to-peer reviews and workshops with city partners and study visits. She is also managing the partnership and administrative and financial aspects of European projects with multiple local authorities and stakeholders.
She loves Europe, its languages and cultures, her car-free life, consuming local and organic products every day, listening to children’s laughter and birds chirping in busy cities, bug hotels in urban parks, urban food production. She hates low quality industrial food, high emission personal holidays in far-away locations, travelling by plane, urban sprawl and commercial areas in the outskirts.
Ambitious Manchester In 2019 Manchester decided to become a zero carbon city by 2038. At city level, this means capping total emissions at 15 million […]
The aim of this report is to consider how Local Authorities can better engage with publics as a part of the energy transition in a meaningful way and support the active participation of citizens in energy systems and the energy transition. The report informes by energy Social Science and Humanities literature as a means of recognising that the energy transition is not merely a technological transition, but a social one.
Living Streets is a real-life experiment whereby residents can temporarily transform their street into the sustainble place they have always dream of.
A Living Street allows to set the imagination free to find alternatives that transform the public space and strengthen the collective dynamic. It is an urban laboratory tackling diverse issues such as mobility, urban agriculture, local economy, solidarity, social cohesion, culture, leisure, sport and health.
This handbook is aimed at decision makers in European local authorities searching for new ways to work towards achieving low energy cities. It is intended to give inspiration and practical advice to elected political leaders as well as civil servants to run their own energy transition process at the local level.