Posts Tagged ‘Revitalization’

Love Your Block Unites Communities in Legacy Cities

We are all familiar with the narrative: A once-flourishing American city flush with middle-class jobs, a thriving industry, and vibrant neighborhoods experiences a protracted loss of jobs and residents. Cities like Detroit and Buffalo, often referred to as legacy cities and mostly scattered throughout the Midwest and Northeast, are characterized by abandoned steel mills and [...]

By Mauricio Garcia, on September 4th, 2018 at 15:11

Slow post-earthquake reconstruction in Abruzzo

After the Abruzzo earthquake, housing emergency experienced an innovative model of reconstruction in comparison with the last fifty years’ experience in Italy. After a first phase during which the population  experienced temporary housing solutions for five-six months, two programs of residential settlements have been launched: the C.A.S.E. Plan (Antiseismic Sustainable Eco-friendly Complex) and the M.A.P. [...]

By URBACT, on February 24th, 2011 at 20:02