Bucharest 2011: Urban Policies and Cultural Heritage
Date: 30 March, 2011
Time: 15h00 - 17h00
Location: European Parliament, Building Altiero Spirelli, Room A5E-3, 60 rue Wiertz, Brussels
Four monuments and fifty historical buildings have already been demolished, 1,000 people evicted, entire historical neighbourhoods slated to disappear. This is part of the collateral damage to build a cross-city road.
This hearing will discuss aspects of the urban planning in Bucharest and how to preserve the city's architectural heritage.
Opening: Monica MACOVEI - MEP (EPP, Romania)
Bucharest heritage - Overview: Serban STURDZA - Executive director, Pro Patrimonio Foundation
Unsustainable urban planning: Gruia BADESCU - Urban designer, Platform for Bucharest
The Buzesti-Berzei demolitions: Roxana WRING - President Pro_Do_Mo Association; Doina VELLA - Vice-president, Pro_Do_Mo Association
Q&A / Debate and conclusions