The way public space is used is changing: there is a push to make optimal use of the space already available in cities in creative ways. Indeed, cities are confronted with limited urban spaces, and ensure a sustainable urban development. In this sense, urban abandoned spaces are becoming key strategic places for sustainable urban development, -combining a potential functional, ecological, cultural and aesthetic role in the urban landscape.
Memories can't wait, heritage as urban regeneration by Lead Expert Miguel Rivas
Can heritage be an engine for urban development? by Miguel Rivas, KAIRÓS Lead Expert
Finding the silver lining in empty heritage: tales of temporary use
In Ostrava (CZ) and Caen (FR), URBACT’s temporary use legacy lives on, creating new opportunities.
Urban Heritage within URBACT projects
Culture and Heritage are key topics for URBACT cities: from renovations of historic buildings to new management methods.
REFILL@LILLE: Policy Design Labs and URBACT exchange networks
How civil servants from Lille Metropole benefited from the experience of URBACT REFILL network to shape a roadmap to set their temporary use policy.
REFILL@Lille: Temporary spaces, policy design labs and URBACT networks
URBACT lead expert, François Jégou, explains how TRANSFO LILLE , a process of co-construction of a public policy design lab led in the European...
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