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Andernach – The Edible City
Andernach, Germany

Andernach – The Edible City

Not only is the city of Andernach creating more quality in public spaces, but with useful plants and extensive greening measures, it is providing a healthy town climate and promoting crop plant diversity while providing a welcome change in the menu for its citizens into the bargain.

MoveWindhoek – New bus system makes Namibian capital mobile
Windhoek, Namibia

MoveWindhoek – New bus system makes Namibian ca...

MoveWindhoek is a new bus system with which poorer population groups are to be provided with better access to mobility and urban motorised individual transport is to be reduced in the long run.

Move Urban
Berlin, Germany

Move Urban

Move Urban develops transferable recommendations for integrated mobility concepts for residential estates

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.

La Lainière Project House
Award
European Metropolis of Lille, France

La Lainière Project House

La Lainière Project House demonstrates the cradle-to-cradle (C2C) philosophy in action.

TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System
Bogotá, Colombia

TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System

The TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in the city of Bogota, Colombia provides residents with efficient and safe mass transit that encourages high ridership.

Making Berlin accessible to all
Award
Berlin, Germany

Making Berlin accessible to all

Berlin has the ambition to become a world-class example of a ‘barrier-free city’. It has compiled a series of planning guidebooks and developed a tactile scale model of the city for visitors and citizens alike.

Estidama Sustainability Program
Award
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.

Visionary Vancouver: creating a welcoming and sustainable place for all
Award
Vancouver, Canada

Visionary Vancouver: creating a welcoming and s...

The City of Vancouver has been awarded in 2012 the Guangzhou Award for Urban Innovation in recognition of its Greenest City and housing affordability initiatives.