ARTS (Accelerating and Rescaling Transitions to Sustainability) was a three-year long research project, funded by the European Commission, to understand how community based initiatives can accelerate sustainability transitions in the five European city-regions of Brighton, Budapest, Dresden, Genk, and Stockholm. The objectives of the ARTS project were to benefit policy, practice and theory and create opportunities for (social and governance) innovation by coupling, rescaling and accelerating sustainability initiatives in European city-regions.Transition initiative partners in Budapest included: Cargonomia, Valyo, Transition Wekerle, Energiaklub, Haziko, Humusz Alliance, KEK Contemporary Architecture Center, Magnet Bank, Hungarian Cyclists Association, and the Szatyor Association.
Transition initiative partners in Budapest included: Cargonomia, Valyo, Transition Wekerle, Energiaklub, Haziko, Humusz Alliance, KEK Contemporary Architecture Center, Magnet Bank, Hungarian Cyclists Association, and Szatyor Association
Project document download: Sustainability Acceleration: A Transiton Roadmap for Budapest
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This project has been developed by two master students from the Environmental Management and Sustainability Science study program at Aalborg University, under the semester theme: “Professional development”. The report was written between the 5th of September 2016 and the 16th of January 2017 and concludes the findings of the two students after conducting their participative on-field research during this period.
The document can be downloaded here: Transition towards sustainability in Budapest through the case of a degrowth fueled social cooperative