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.

Sandokdoro Renaissance Project
Award-winning project

Busan, South Korea

Sandokdoro Renaissance Project

The project intends to revitalize a deprived neighbo... more

Fresh City Farms

Toronto, Canada

Fresh City Farms

Fresh City Farms is a for-profit social enterprise t... more

Barcelona Metropolitan Area Master Plan (PDU) - Drafting Process

Barcelona Metropolitan Area, Spain

Barcelona Metropolitan Area Master Plan (P...

Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB) has launched a par... more

Growth of small scale (peri) urban agriculture in Ghent, Belgium

Genth, Belgium

Growth of small scale (peri) urban agricul...

Ghent has identified a demand for urban agriculture ... more

Urban Development Strategy for the City of Chisinau

Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Urban Development Strategy for the City of...

This project addresses challenges using participator... more

No-Driving Day Campaign: One Day per Week

Seoul , South Korea

No-Driving Day Campaign: One Day per Week

The No-Driving Day initiative is a campaign based on... more

Seoul Public Transportation Reform in 2004
Award-winning project

Seoul , South Korea

Seoul Public Transportation Reform in 2004

The reform focuses on the reorganization of Seoul's ... more

Integrated Metropolitan Governance in Rosario

Rosario, Argentina

Integrated Metropolitan Governance in Rosario

Through the creation of new metropolitan structures,... more

Eco-Mileage System

Seoul , South Korea

Eco-Mileage System

The eco-mileage system is an incentive program for c... more

Integrated planning of a shopping-centre

Graz, Austria

Integrated planning of a shopping-centre

The Murpark shopping centre combines economic benefi... more

Violence Prevention Through Urban Upgrading in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

Violence Prevention Through Urban Upgradin...

Violence prevention through urban upgrading; using s... more

Imagined Path - Camino Imaginado

Bogota, Colombia

Imagined Path - Camino Imaginado

The City of Bogotá’s project ‘Camino Imaginado – Ima... more

New Supportive Housing Projects

Vancouver, Canada

New Supportive Housing Projects

The programme supports the development of social and... more

Participation for Neighborhood Improvement and Co-existence

Heredia, Costa Rica

Participation for Neighborhood Improvement...

This project aims towards neighborhood improvement b... more