Meet Schoonschip, a sustainable floating neighbourhood in the Netherlands
Meet Schoonschip - the most sustainable floating neighbourhood in Europe and one of the pilot Energy Communities in the NRG2peers project. Schoonschip was initiated by a group of four people who brought some of like-minded individuals and families together and then jointly embarked on a long, community-led, and demanding technical, legal and social journey to fullfil their dream. Read more in the article.
Let’s renovate the houses! Do cockroaches really only move at night?
As part of the INFINITE project, one of the renovated residential buildings will be the "home for singles", as the building is called by the locals. To better understand the people who live here, we first conducted some group discussions and then sent one of our anthropologists to do some "fieldwork" that moved to one of the newly renovated studios to gather some first-hand information about joys and sorrows of living there. Read more in the news.
How to Catch a Turtle in European Projects?
This episode of European projects behind the scenes was inspired by something a colleague of mine said to me after working on two project applications: “There are two best moments in European projects: when you submit the project application and when you receive the notification that it was approved. After that, everything starts to collapse...”