Virtual Tour Series: Saint Vincent de Paul in Paris – a New Sustainable, Participatory and Resilient Neighbourhood
This virtual tour focuses on Saint Vincent de Paul, a Parisian urban project conceived with the goal of reducing the carbon footprint and water waste, while promoting participatory property development. We will discover the transformation of a former hospital compound into a sustainable neighborhood, which is currently under construction, and will comprise apartments, workspaces, school and sports facilities. We will see images of the future finished projects and learn about the sustainable and social strategies via the sketches of urban planners and architects. How will this city achieve its goal of sustainability, defined by the Paris Agreement on climate change? This project wants to set the course…
Host: Catherine Haas Adler, GA Paris
Catherine Haas Adler is an architect and a freelance architecture curator and researcher for various cultural institutions in Paris. Catherine has worked in France, Ireland, and in the United States. For five years, she was appointed as a curator at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal, the city architecture center of Paris where she acquired an intimate knowledge of the architectural history of the city. She holds a MA in Cultural Heritage Studies from the University College London, as well as an engineering degree in architecture from the RWTH in Aachen, Germany.