Collecting trees - knowing trees - protecting trees.
"City Ideas" is a project competition of the City of Zurich and until 7.11. all people who live, work or spend their free time in Zurich can vote for their 5 favourite city ideas that they would like to see implemented in Zurich.
Public trees are better protected than private ones.
Public trees are recorded in the tree register of the city of Zurich, private ones are not.
This is where our idea comes in! More...
suter & partner is in the process of changing the legal form of the company from a general partnership Kollektivgesellschaft to a LLC (GmbH) or Ltd. (AG).
The company name might change slightly but our motto will remain the same:
"Because ideas can change reality!"
We were invited to the event "Decarbonising Cities" (decarbonisingcities.ch) in Bern on 1 September, organized by the British Embassy Berne (gov.uk) and Swisspower (swisspower.ch)!
We presented our collaboratively usable web app tool for realising measures to make cities greener, healthier & cooler. Our new concept provides deep insights without ever leaving simplicity.
The hybrid event (decarbonisingcities.ch) took place in Wankdorf Stadion, Berne. The slides of the presentation (PowerPoint slides, ZIP, 43 MB)
Pitch session participants (decarbonisingcities.ch)
For 2 weeks in June '21 - including the longest day and Summer Start of 21/06 - I participated in the remote Citizen Science Summer School from ETH and UZH.
Together with about 30 researchers, citizens and practitioners, experienced and newcomers, we went on exciting journeys of acquiring new knowledge as well as exchanging and passing on experiences, not only theoretically but also tangibly. Have I piqued your curiosity? Then take a look at the program (citizenscienceschool.uzh.ch)
In an international context, there was room for discussion of controversial issues from different perspectives of participatory approaches. The participants came from a wide range of disciplines: psychology, medicine, environmental science, biology, geography, material science, social science, media science, art, hydrology, archaeology, NGOs. Participants from Bhutan or Brazil have other hurdles to overcome than participants from Switzerland, France or Finland. And yet there are many things in common. There was a strong consensus that the way of communication is particularly important and also needs support and expertise.
Source: Rüfenacht, S., et al. (2020). “Communication and Dissemination in Citizen Science” More...
Note beside: "Let it grow" works again (02/14), after some ... #:-(02/09) ...
With this in mind, we wish you
sustainable roots for
sprouting abundant forests of ideas
energy and courage to
let them grow collaboratively !
It can look like this:
Provided that you've got an Android smartphone with Chrome browser, you can
=> Let it grow! (cooldown.city)
Green your in- or the outside - enjoy our "AR (Augmented Reality) Progressive Greetings Web App" ! :-)