On Monday, a business program of a forum titled “Environment For Living: Apartment And City has started in Saratov.
The event involves 634 delegates from 76 regions of Russia. As Construction.RU was told by the forum’s organizers, among the participants, there were representatives of the Russian government, the Housing Mortgage Finance Agency (AIZhK) of Russia, regional and municipal authorities, developers, as well as the media reporters and bloggers.
The forum was opened by the acting Governor of the Saratov region, Valery Radaev. In his turn, Director General of AIZhK, Alexander Plutnik, speaking at the event said:
“Saratov has become a pilot project for test urban development. We see how the city is changing for the better. We see how residents react to this. Yesterday, the regional administration summed up the City Weekend held before the forum, a total of more than 55,000 people have been attracted by our activities.”
The business program has ended with the awards ceremony for winners of the first open national architectural competition for the development of design projects for key public spaces, which took place in 15 cities of Russia.