Posts Tagged ‘Integrated urban development’

Siena: civic engagement for a resilient city

In the face of adversity, Siena (IT) turned to new actors for its urban development. Elisa Filippi, National URBACT Point Italy says its citizens and the municipality stepped up, with projects including new community hub, regenerating the “Green Valleys” and turning Siena into one of the first carbon free provinces in Europe in 2013. Between […]

By Elisa Filippi, on August 14th, 2019 at 11:13

Cities Working beyond Boundaries – Innovative City Leadership Examples from URBACT Cities

Experiementing a change in the role of city administration ‘When we look at URBACT Cities it is clear that there is a common pattern in cities that are successfull in adressing the challenges that they face today. In all of them there has been a changin the role of city administration. It’s all about cities […]

By Segolene Pruvot, on September 8th, 2015 at 19:33

Making Sense Of Medellin

In most cities, I spend time looking for the actions to match the words. In Medellin it was the opposite. After five days gasping at the audacity of its actions, I finally found words that helped me begin to really understand this remarkable transition process. “Inequality Is The Root Of Urban Violence” In the city’s […]

By Eddy Adams, on April 15th, 2014 at 11:15