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Sustainable Cities Collaboratory

Sustainable Cities Collaboratory

Berlin, Germany


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The Sustainable Cities Collaboratory is a practically oriented research body. It brings together the knowledge and skills of mayors, municipal officers, urban practitioners and academic researchers to develop principles and policies for good urban practice. Its role is to develop practical roadmaps for sustainable urban development in the participating cities and beyond.

The Cities Collaboratory comprises a group of Metropolis cities, together with a small number of global advisors and a selection of important research centres from around the world. It is supported by a general secretariat in Berlin, and a working group in the Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University.

Case studies from Sustainable Cities Collaboratory

Micro-Gardens in Dakar
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Dakar, Senegal

Micro-Gardens in Dakar

Micro-gardening is a form of soilless horticultural production undertaken in small urban spaces, and contributes to the fight against food insecurity in Dakar.

City of Mexico Resilience Strategy
Ciudad de México, Mexico

City of Mexico Resilience Strategy

The Resilience Strategy is a response by the City of Mexico (CDMX) to foster public policies that contribute to strengthening the city's adaptive capacity.

Transit Oriented Development Strategy
Quito, Ecuador

Transit Oriented Development Strategy

A strategy focussing on social inclusion, urban regeneration and the environment is being implemented in Quito.

Usquare.brussels – bringing people, the city and knowledge together
Brussels Capital Region, Belgium

Usquare.brussels – bringing people, the city an...

Conversion of a former barracks site into a new district combining heritage, sustainable development, circular economy and knowledge.

Separation at Source Programme (S@S) in the City of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

Separation at Source Programme (S@S) in the Cit...

The S@S programme aims to reduce waste to landfills, establish a recycling economy with citizen support and participation.

The social, environmental and urban recovery of the General Belgrano railway premises
Córdoba, Argentina

The social, environmental and urban recovery of...

The railway premises plan is an initiative of the Municipality of Cordoba, aimed at the recovery of the General Belgrano railway premises and surrounding public spaces through urban regeneration.

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