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Seoul Urban Renewal: Cheonggyecheon Stream Restoration
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Seoul , South Korea

Seoul Urban Renewal: Cheonggyecheon Stream Rest...

Cheonggyecheon Stream has been transformed into a 10.9 km (7.0 miles) modern public recreation space in downtown Seoul.

Zero Waste Program
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Bogotá, Colombia

Zero Waste Program

The Zero Waste Program aims to reduce waste and increase recycling by formalization of the labour force and the introduction of education and training programs for workers and the community.

SIATA: Early Warning System of the Aburra Valley
Metropolitan Area of Aburrá Valley, Colombia

SIATA: Early Warning System of the Aburra Valley

SIATA is a science and technology project framed in the context of risks associated with natural hazards, sustainability, and the development of smart cities.

Eco-park of the Mediterranean – Barcelona Waste Management Facility
Barcelona Metropolitan Area, Spain

Eco-park of the Mediterranean – Barcelona Waste...

Eco-park of the Mediterranean is an integrated treatment facility for municipal waste in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB). The project is part of an urban renewal plan developed for the district of Sant Adrià de Besòs.

Cuidemos Centro programme
Madrid, Spain

Cuidemos Centro programme

A municipal training programme that employs migrants in the role of ‘Dynamizers’ to act as mediators between the local government authority and their respective communities to promote environmental awareness.

Copenhagen Climate-Resilient Neighbourhood strategy
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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen Climate-Resilient Neighbourhood stra...

Initiatives for climate change adaptation are being implemented in Copenhagen's St. Kjelds’ neighbourhood. More green spaces and innovative cloudburst solutions will increase the area’s resilience against flooding and improve life quality for residents.

Berlin’s City Tree Campaign
Berlin, Germany

Berlin’s City Tree Campaign

The aim of the Berlin’s City Tree Campaign is to plant and care sustainably for up to 10,000 additional roadside trees between 2012 and 2017. The trees, which are partly funded by donations, contribute to improve people’s quality of life in the city.

The International Building Exhibition and its “Climate Protection Concept Renewable Wilhelmsburg"
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Hamburg, Germany

The International Building Exhibition and its “...

In 2005 Hamburg decided to support the redevelopment of the Wilhelmsburg neighborhood through hosting the International Building and the International Garden Show (IBA).

Estidama Sustainability Program
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Estidama Sustainability Program

In one of the world’s most rapidly growing cities, a new government-mandated program – Estidama (Arabic for “sustainable”) - aims at making all new buildings in the United Arab Emirates more environmentally responsible and sustainable.