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“City Scientist” Project

A lecture with the Chairman of the RuGBC Association, Guy Eames, was held on 27 July 2023 in the city of Kazan.

An open event within the framework of the project “City Scientist” with participation of Olesya Baltusova, Assistant to the Rais of the Republic of Tatarstan, took place on the basis of the State Budgetary Institution “Institute of Spatial Planning of the Republic of Tatarstan”.

“City Scientist” is a series of scientific and educational meetings dedicated to the ecology of the river in the city. The format of the meetings is scientific expeditions, lectures and laboratories. The project is in its second year and is implemented by the Institute of Urban Development of the Republic of Tatarstan Foundation together with the Directorate of Parks and Squares of Kazan, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstan, and Kazan Federal University.

One of the most important historical principles of city formation is the river.

The full lecture topic “On the influence of rivers on the healthy framework of cities” from ecourbanism experts Daria Tolovenkova and Guy Eames is available here.

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