Case Studies

Metropolis wishes to build a network of initiatives among metropolitan governments and their collaborating partners to promote projects in partnership for urban sustainability, in environmental, economic, social, and cultural aspects. Here you can find examples of good practice in our case studies and contact local experts. If you are an expert yourself, we encourage you to register and upload your own case study.

SynAthina: a social innovation platform
Award-winning project

Athens, Greece

SynAthina: a social innovation platform

Citizens, policy-makers and private sector represent... more

TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System

Bogotá, Colombia

TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit System

The TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in t... more

Kolorob: Lighting up the City

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Kolorob: Lighting up the City

Kolorob is an online mobile platform that delivers a... more

Vision Zero Boston

Boston, United States

Vision Zero Boston

The City of Boston has adopted a Vision Zero strateg... more

Social Management of Habitat at informal settlements
Award-winning project

Buenos Aires (Ciudad), Argentina

Social Management of Habitat at informal s...

In Buenos Aires, residents of informal neighbourhood... more

Ahmedabad Heat Action Plan

Ahmedabad, India

Ahmedabad Heat Action Plan

A comprehensive action plan to increase the City of ... more

The Berlin Strategy | Urban Development Concept Berlin 2030

Berlin, Germany

The Berlin Strategy | Urban Development Co...

The city of Berlin used an interdisciplinary partici... more

Resilient San Francisco Strategy

San Francisco, United States

Resilient San Francisco Strategy

The city of San Francisco has developed a resilience... more

GOONJ
Award-winning project

New Delhi, India

GOONJ

GOONJ is an NGO working on issues of urban waste an... more

Sustainable Development of Tehran City Green Space

Tehran, Iran

Sustainable Development of Tehran City Gre...

Tehran Parks and Green Space Organization is committ... more

Tampere: Making heritage housing more energy efficient

Tampere, Finland

Tampere: Making heritage housing more ener...

Tampere supports actions to make its heritage housin... more

Refurbishing ‘Los Limoneros’
Award-winning project

Malaga, Spain

Refurbishing ‘Los Limoneros’

Los Limoneros is a social housing complex, which tha... more

Seoul Urban Renewal: Cheonggyecheon Stream Restoration
Award-winning project

Seoul , South Korea

Seoul Urban Renewal: Cheonggyecheon Stream...

In 2005, Cheonggyecheon Stream has been transformed ... more

Urban Solid Waste Management in the Metropolitan Region of Belo Horizonte
Shortlisted project

Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Urban Solid Waste Management in the Metrop...

An inter-federation model make feasible for the muni... more