Alpine Industrial Landscapes Transformation

L'Argentière-la-Bessée/La-Roche-de-Rame - 7th meeting

On 21-22 November the trAILs team met in the Haute Durance valley, in the French Alps, to visit the two brownfield sites of L’Argentière-la-Bessée and La-Roche-de-Rame. On the first day, the entire morning was dedicated to the field exploration of the two disused sites, enriched by the knowledge and guidance of local representatives and experts. In the afternoon, an intensive roundtable discussion focused on the challenges connected to the sites revitalization took place in the Cultural Foyer of the Town Hall of L’Argentière, joined by the project team and local/regional representatives, among which the Mayors of L’Argentière and La-Roche and the President of the Community of municipalities Pays des Ecrins, as well as by the Region SUD (a project observer). The second day was dedicated to an internal project meeting, in which current issues and roadmaps for WP1, WP2 and WP3 were discussed among the partners. The next meeting in the French pilot region will be the planning workshop with stakeholders and experts, taking place again in L’Argentière on 11-12-13 February 2020. Preparation has already started!