Project description

The characteristics of the East Styrian town of Hartberg are comparable to hundreds of small towns across Europe. Hartberg has a grown structure with a historic old town in the center and flowing transitions to neighboring districts. Industrial areas, shopping centers and settlements are located on the outskirts.

As part of Città Slow HB, a vision for 2020 was developed, which is based on the local and urban development concept and the philosophy of "Città Slow". In addition, Hartberg developed a vision for 2050 in an extensive participation process involving the population, experts and politicians.

The development and planning of measures in line with the visions were the beginning of a comprehensive sustainable urban development. In a unanimous decision by the local council, Hartberg committed to promoting and supporting these measures in the long term.


Project partner

  • Municipality Hartberg
  • Stadtwerke Hartberg Verwaltungs Gesellschaft m.b.H.
  • Ökoplan Energiedienstleistungen GmbH
  • Ökopark Errichtungsgesellschaft GmbH
  • Retter Gesellschaft m.b.H.
  • ubitronix system solutions gmbh