Interview

Célia Blauel: “Cities have a head start in terms of energy transition”

Célia Blauel: “Cities have a head start in terms of energy transition”

Célia Blauel describes the policies in place for Paris to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. The Paris councillor, in charge of the environment, mentions the will of the city to reign back on the concessions it made in terms of energy and to continue the struggle by locally elected officials for greater energy decentralisation.

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Emilia Saiz: “Local authorities must be fully involved in the 2030 urban agenda”

The United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) organisation represents and defends the interests of local and regional governments on the world stage. Based in Barcelona, ​​the organisation facilitates the creation and implementation of programs, networks and partnerships to build on the capacity of local governments. Its secretary- general Emilia Saiz describes how city managers are no longer content to use off-the-shelf smart city tools but they order the specific apps they need for more collaborative cities.

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D. Ringelstein (SOM) : “Height is not a magical solution to the densification of cities”

The international, multidisciplinary architecture and urban planning practice SOM – creator of the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai,– is renowned the world over for its savoir faire and is currently deploying its expertise in the Paris region. Its director, Daniel Ringelstein AIA, speaks to Urban Utopia about SOM’s organisation and strategy, and how it is tackling the challenges of modern urban planning.

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