Mission to Romania, 12-15 November 2019

17 July 2020


The 2nd ULR Roadshow to Romania was organized by the Local Liaison with the participation of the group between 12-15 November in Bucharest.

The Roadshow started on 12 November with a follow-up meeting with ALPAB (with participation of Victor Dijkshoorn, Coordinator and Local Liaison) and site visits projects in Bucharest (Cismigiu Park and Palace of the Parliament). A very good meeting with the General Secretary of the Romanian Senate, Mrs. Izabela Chencian was facilitated by ALPAB representatives and was the starting point of involving the ULR initiative in a demo project on the spot.

Also a meeting with the “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urban Planning (UAUIM) for the final judging of the „Greening Mincu” competition was attended by Victor Dijkshoorn.

On 13 November the day started with meeting the Rector of UAUIM, Mr. Marian Moiceanu, a visit to UAUIM documentary’s center and continued with visiting the exhibition of „Greening Mincu” projects applications.

The Awarding Ceremony for UAUIM „Greening Mincu” Students’ Competition took place with the room full of students and professors. The competition gathered 15 participating projects, each project being developed in teams of 2-3 students and the winner project was: Greening Mincu – MODULAR garden.

Highlights of the day also on ULR YouTube Channel

14 November was about PIB ULR participation in SHARE X - Conference for Advanced Architecture with 3 main activities: organizing a Parallel Event (workshop), organizing a networking booth within the SHARE X exhibition and participating in the Plenary sessions.

The PIB ULR Workshop was about Innovative concepts, materials & technologies for activating urban landscapes in Romania. Green in, on, to and around buildings and included a PIB ULR group presentation, a presentation of the „healing garden” concept showcase on the First Pediatric Oncology and Radiotherapy Hospital in Romania and a Q&A Session. The event was attended by architects and some of the PIB ULR partners (USAMV, UAUIM, ALPAB, OAR Bucharest).

With a beautiful Urban Landscapes Romania branded green wall with natural plants as part of the set-up including LCD screens for videos projection and promo materials of cluster members, the networking booth attracted lots of visitors interested to find more about the initiative but was also a good spot for networking with the Romanian partners.

Highlights of the day ULR YouTube Channel

The PIB ULR Roadshow continued on 15 November with the Planting event of the demo project at Dendrological Park in USAMV’s campus in Bucharest.

The event started with introduction of the demo project concept, varieties and aspects related to the development of the dendrological park (in Amphitheater BPA).

The planting was possibile with USAMV and students great support which received guideliness from the professors and ULR members. All the planting was organized based on a concept realized by Victor Dijkshoorn together with the other PIB ULR members which delivered the planting material (JUB Holland, Molter BV, Van den Berk, Ebben, Seuren).

Maintenance works on the demo plot are envisaged as a knowledge sharing component and an Open Day is planned for April 2020 around King’s Day.

Highlights of the day ULR YouTube Channel

În Grădina Danei TV Show @TVR1 (9:37)

Mission to Romania, 12-15 November 2019



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