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News article18 November 2021European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency

Highlights: Beautiful, sustainable, together: LIFE in the New European Bauhaus 

Beautiful, sustainable, together: LIFE in the New European Bauhaus

Style, sustainability, and inclusiveness came together at this week’s LIFE in the New European Bauhaus conference, which ended last night.  

The three-day hybrid conference was a hit, with many people attending in person and thousands watching online. See below for some highlights. 

The first day’s theme was behavioural change. European Commissioner for the Environment Virginijus Sinkevicius opened proceedings by highlighting relevant EU policies and strategies supporting the implementation of the New European Bauhaus.  

Read Edition 1 of Bauhaus Briefing for a recap of the day’s happenings. 

The focus of day two was urban transformation. European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel, presented some key actions and funding possibilities from the recent New European Bauhaus Communication.  

Read more from the Commissioner and find out what else happened during the day here

Nature-based solutions was the theme of the third and final dayFlorika Fink-Hooijer, DG Environment’s Director-General, who herself grew up in a Bauhaus building in Berlin, highlighted the synergies between LIFE and the New European Bauhaus. Also, CINEA Director Dirk Beckers closed the conference, saying that LIFE and other like-minded projects have a fundamental role to play in transferring key New European Bauhaus principles. 

Find out more from day three here

See recordings from the three days here.