WP 1. Urban Symbiosis: A Cross-Consolidation of State of The Art

Devoted to the consolidation of the state-of-the art of urban symbiosis best practices, looking at assets and liabilities of current regulatory systems in Europe.

  • • To identify and define the different parameters related to urban symbioses, energy and waste synergy management in cities, sustainability and resilience assessment methods/tools, energy and waste policies and regulations.
  • • To identify relevant assessment procedures, at building and city scales, for measuring the efficiency of waste and energy systems in buildings and communities and their impact on neighbourhood resilience. In particular, this aims to identify existing methods that account for both together holistically as it is SIMUR, designed by the Agencia de Ecologia Urbana and already applied in many cities[1]

  • [1] As they are Barcelona, Figueras, Viladecans, Manresa, Mataro, A Coruna, Mancomunidad de laSierra de Barbanza, Ourense, Santiago de Compostela, Vitoria-Gasteiz. (San Sebastian, Usurbil,Leganes, Benicassim, etc.). See results at
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