Nature Based Solutions - Implementation Models Database
A short description of the NBS project
Design and construction of an eco-district with the ecological networks and 1 as starting point. The implementation of this project is based on environmental approach to urban planning. The district is an environmentally-friendly project and favors collective housing to preserve green areas.
NBS Implementation context
Description of the NBS
NBS Impacts scale
Urban density/ Soil consumption
low (suburb at the limit with rural areas, etc.)
Combined with other(s) environmental friendly solution(s)?
A public institution, a local organization (city or metropolitan)
Project manager (leader and main partners): entities names, and know-how involved
Leaders: Bayonne municipality & the concessionaire of the ZAC (joint development zone)
Main partners: "Société d’Equipement des Pays de l’Adour"
Who (else) was involved in the project ? (Inhabitants, local association, etc.)
This project has started thanks to an elected representative who wanted to integrate sustainable developpement to a housing construction project. It has then been constructed by the joint development zone manager.
More detail on the process and the role of the different stakeholders (How did it happen?)
OPTIONAL Considering the actual impacts, who are the primary beneficiaries of the project.
Partnership between Bayonne municipality and a private compagny
Global Estimated cost of the project
more than 5M€
Description of the financing mechanism
Bayonne municipality financing
Develop scale-up solutions
This project combines 1 protection at large scale by taking into account ecological networks and inhabitants well being. It also has a positive environmental impacts by using renewable energies.
Adopt a stewardship role
Expected time for the NBS to be fully effective after its implementation
short (immediately to few months)
Expected life time of the intervention
more than 30
Already feedbacks on the project? In case, the project has already been adapted to new requisites, please explain the modifications brought
Success and limiting factors
Elected representative a strong sustainable vision for development
Environmental approach to urban planning formation (AEU ADEME)
What makes this project a pioneer?
Brief description of the innovativeness
The project take into account ecological continuity in its design. It allows to create cohabitation between inhabitants and local 1
Has the project received a prize, an award?
Laureate "Coucours Capitale Française de la Biodiversité" 2011
Has the project received a media coverage? (in reviews, in press, etc.)
Mickaël Bosredon, 2012, Lécoquartier, «un équilibre entre autonomie et ouverture sur lextérieur», 20minutes