Amersfoort was assessed, amongst different issues, on its city improvement qualities, but in addition on sustainability and the way the town is managed.
The Netherlands’ Amersfoort has been named European Metropolis of the Yr by the Academy of Urbanism in London. The jury praises Amersfoort for its high quality of life, progressive city planning and innovation whereas preserving the town’s character and heritage.
‘European Metropolis of the Yr’ is a global skilled award that’s awarded primarily based on the format of a metropolis, the variation in housing sorts and the connections between neighbourhoods.
The Academy is made up of scientists, politicians and specialists from everywhere in the world within the subject of city and regional improvement.
In September, a delegation from the Academy visited the town. Amersfoort was assessed, amongst different issues, on its city improvement qualities, but in addition on sustainability and the way the town is managed.
Based on the jury, Amersfoort receives the prize as a result of the town focuses on the well-being of residents by, amongst different issues, limiting automobile use and providing a various vary of reasonably priced and good-quality housing.