The LIFE Lugo + Biodinámico project faces its final stretch by organizing its meeting “Building sustainable cities” with which show the work carried out through the project in the city of Lugo and promote educational exchanges and contributions with other European projects based on adaptation to climate change. In this two-day event different institutional, academic and business representatives will meet to highlight the commitment to sustainability that is being made by the City Council of Lugo. The event will be held on December 19 and 20, and will consist of a first day that can be attended in person or online, which will take place in O Vello Cárcere, and guided visits to the Impulso Verde building and plantaciones de As Gándaras on the second day, in person.

The mayoress Lara Méndez will be in charge of opening the event on Monday 19 in O Vello Cárcere at 9:15, accompanied by representatives of the different partner institutions of the project, such as the Lugo Deputation, the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela and the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Meline González-Piloyan, project coordinator of the Covenant of Mayors, and Boris Hinojo, manager of LIFE Lugo + Biodinámico will also participate in this presentation. The following sessions of this first day will focus on the development of green urban solutions and strategies that have laid the foundations of LIFE Lugo + Biodinámico and that will serve as a model for other medium-sized European cities in adaptation to climate change, both in sustainable construction and in urban planning.

The second day, on Tuesday 20, will take place exclusively in person in the As Gándaras area, where the facilities of the Impulso Verde building will be visited, the first public building built in Galician wood, and a tour of the different demonstration actions that are being carried out in the area, such as the establishment of a grove, the area of ​​native hardwoods, the arboretum or the recovery of the wetland.

Registration for this event is completely free and open to all residents until December 15 or when the attendance capacity of 75 attendees is complete. The registration form and the program can be found here.