The ‘Bauhaus of the Seas Sails’ will rely on a 5-million-euro budget, the EU Commission has announced
The European Commission announced that a total budget up to 5 million euro will be available for a sixth project under the call for the development of “lighthouse demonstrators” launched in the framework of the New European Bauhaus (NEB). A first call, that closed on 25 January 2022, allocated 5 million euro for each of the five selected projects.
The new project will be called "Bauhaus of the Seas Sails", since it will target cities close to water to offer them solutions to support them to achieve an environmentally sustainable, socially fair, and aesthetically appealing transition working closely together with the local communities. It will result in seven transformational demonstrators in different regions and aquatic ecosystems: in Portugal (estuary), Italy (lagoon and gulf), Sweden/Germany (strait / sea / river), and the Netherlands / Belgium (delta). All the transformational demonstrators must embrace the key principles of the NEB initiative, which involves architecture, design and cu