ReNewTown expert

Title
Head of Urban Planning Office
First name
Niko
Last name
Jurca
Institution
Municipality of Nova Gorica
Address
Trg Edvarda Kardelja 1, 5000 Nova Gorica
Country
si
Status
Local government
Involvement of the expert in projects
All recent project of the expert are directly connected with the efforts to revitalize public areas and buildings in different quarters of the city of Nova Gorica, one of the youngest Slovenian cities (build after the Second World War).
Specialization of the institution
looking for new functions for public structures built during the era of socialism
 
improvement of conditions and quality of the public spaces between the prefabricated blocks of flats
 
improvement of appearance of socialistic architecture
Specialization of the institution (description)
The institution the expert works for is directly responsible for categories (2.), (4.) and (6.) at the local and regional level because it: (a) facilitates preparation of urbanisation as well as maintenance plans for public areas and buildings originating from the socialist period and (b) in some cases directly owns the public areas and buildings originating from the socialist period. Numerous acts by local and regional government originate from the working papers elaborated by Mr. Jurca and his team of experts.