SPACERGY concerns research into ‘Energy Sensitive Cities’, to achieve inclusive, shared visions, collaboration and informed acting by planners and decision makers, in joint coalitions with users and other stakeholders.

The project will help increase knowledge on reciprocities and beneficial interactions of spatial aspects of urban developments, energy and mobility infrastructures. To do so research is related to real-life urban developments and stakeholders in four different locations. Based upon in-depth modelling and action research with stakeholders it will provide guidelines to support informed decision making, to be applied in other developments throughout Europe.


SPACERGY – Space-Energy patterns for smart energy infrastructures, community reciprocities & related governance
Duration: 2016–2019
Contact: Arjan van Timmeren, Delft University of Technology
Budget: 1.108.624 EUR
Partners: Delft University of Technology, Bergen University College, ETH Zurich, Municipality of Zurich, Municipality of Almere, Municipality of Bergen, The Public Road Administration of Norway, Municipality of Brescia, AMS Institute




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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 857160.