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24 Nov 17 |

10 minutes with Alain Rosenoer, General Manager of SWL

Meet the faces behind housing providers across Europe

10 minutes with Alain Rosenoer, General Manager of SWL

Every month we introduce you to one of the people leading the work of our member organisations. In this edition, we just took the train to nearby Charleroi in the heart of Wallonia to meet Alain Rosenoer. Alain manages Sociéte Wallonne du Logement (SWL) which is the Walloon Housing Company. He provides with insights concerning the perception of housing in the French-speaking region of Belgium and shares some thoughts about the current challenges. Plus, as usual, he unveils his way of balancing life with work.

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23 Nov 17 |

Germany in need of anchor cities

Report from the GdW Housing Day

Germany in need of anchor cities

The annual GdW conference on November 14th, 2017 in Berlin focused on the increasing differences between booming large cities and depleting regions. GdW president Axel Gedaschko called for a joint effort of the federal government and the “Länder” (federal states) with a focus on rural areas. The idea is to identify “anchor cities”, medium-sized cities of 20.000 to 100.000 inhabitants that have continued to develop their trade, communication and meeting areas in the last decades.

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2 Nov 17 |

Cities going up

Densification and energy transition in a win-win solution

Cities going up

New, modern, energy efficient living spaces in the heart of the city. An urban legend? La Casa por el Tejado claims and shows that if we look up, we may see the future of living in major European cities.

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