Project News

Posted: 13 Mar 2018

The foundation stone of the Palazzo Meridia building located in the eco-district of Nice Meridia was laid Friday, January 12, 2018, in the presence of the management of Nexity and its partners.

The Palazzo Meridia will be delivered in December 2018 after 12 months of work and will be the highest wooden office building in France: 35 metres high, with 9 storeys and a total surface of 7,800 square metres.

Posted: 07 Feb 2018

The IRIS Gothenburg demonstration site at Campus Johanneberg features a third generation living lab where residents are a committed part of researching and designing the housing of the future. Inaugurated in 2016, this unique environment to test sustainable living is a collaboration between the science park, Chalmers University and HSB Living Lab

Posted: 16 Jan 2018

The European Innovation Partnership of Smart Cities (EIP-SCC) recently spoke with Utrecht digital strategist Pieter in ’t Hout and IRIS project coordinator Haye Folkertsma get insights on the city’s civic engagement practices. Here’s what they had to say:
“Citizen engagement is primordial to the IRIS project: Utrecht wants to be a socially inclusive city, with citizens in the driver’s seat. Only by means of co-creation with citizens, inclusive, user-driven city infrastructures and services can be achieved.