Sustainable Cities and Communities

Case studies

315 case studies available.

Oderberger Street: participative renewal of a historically grown street environment
Berlin, Germany

Oderberger Street: participative renewal of a h...

The main challenge of this project was to implement a concept of street renewal respecting the historically grown character of Oderberger Street and conserve the unique identification the residents have, while still satisfying needs of a modern urban environment.

The Barcelona Schools Agenda 21 Program
Award
Barcelona, Spain

The Barcelona Schools Agenda 21 Program

The Barcelona Schools Agenda 21 Program is aimed to integrate the principles of sustainability in schools’ educational programs.

Cities without Hunger – community gardens
Award
São Paulo, Brazil

Cities without Hunger – community gardens

The project’s objective is to implement a farming nucleus and satellite agricultural sites to generate urban jobs and skill-building.

City Development Strategy for Sustainable Development - Phase II
Alexandria, Egypt

City Development Strategy for Sustainable Devel...

Local economic development, participatory urban upgrading and environmental rehabilitation are the three pillars of the strategy

Activation of an urban open space through citizen participation
Berlin, Germany

Activation of an urban open space through citiz...

The project "Tempelhofer Freiheit" aims to establish a diverse combination of reuses of the former Berlin Tempelhof airport.

Detroit Youth Violence Prevention Strategy
Detroit, United States

Detroit Youth Violence Prevention Strategy

The Youth Violence Prevention plan brought together stakeholders to draft a multi-faceted strategy.

Participation for Neighborhood Improvement and Co-existence
Heredia, Costa Rica

Participation for Neighborhood Improvement and ...

This project aims towards neighborhood improvement by combining upgrading of public space with capacity building.

Shijiuyang Ecological Wetland for Safe Drinking Water
Jiaxing, China

Shijiuyang Ecological Wetland for Safe Drinking...

This practice ensures drinking water safety for residents and promotes continuous improvement in ecological and residential environments.

City Development Strategy Peshawar
Peshawar, Pakistan

City Development Strategy Peshawar

The strategy aimed at improving governance to foster sustainable urban development in a context of weak institutional capacities.