Thriving Spaces: Sustainability and Spatial Development

Thriving Spaces: Sustainability and Spatial Development - Priority themes sustainability research
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Using six priority themes, the "White Paper on Sustainability Research" outlines Switzerland's most urgent research needs in order to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Thriving Spaces: Sustainability and Spatial Development
Mobility, housing, and individual choices profoundly impact patterns of land use, both in Switzerland and abroad. The concept of thriving spaces relates to how we perceive, use, change, restore, and protect our spaces, and how lifestyle choices and economic activities can be reconciled as part of a sustainable whole. Changing course will require being inspired by the best examples of sustainable land use and developing a shared vision of the way forward.

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