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.

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

Seoul Transport Operation and Information Service (TOPIS)

Seoul , South Korea

Seoul Transport Operation and Information ...

TOPIS gathers and processes real-time information to... more

Ekostaden Augustenborg and Bo01 – City of Tomorrow

Malmö, Sweden

Ekostaden Augustenborg and Bo01 – City of ...

The two projects - a newly built housing area and an... more

Improving the Quality of Life in a Disadvantaged Neighbourhood

Ankara, Turkey

Improving the Quality of Life in a Disadva...

This project aims to achieve social inclusion throug... more

Commmunity Participation in Urban Conservation

Yangzhou, China

Commmunity Participation in Urban Conserva...

This project aims to improve living conditions of th... more

Innovative Service in Difficult Environment for Recycler Artisan

Douala, Cameroon

Innovative Service in Difficult Environmen...

The program increases economic viability, enhances s... more

Women Friendly City Project
Award-winning project

Seoul , South Korea

Women Friendly City Project

This project aims to increase gender equality in Seo... more

Information and Communication Technologies for Youth Employment in Yaoundé II

Yaoundé, Cameroon

Information and Communication Technologies...

The program intends to improve youth employement by ... more

Neighbourhood Mothers
Award-winning project

Berlin, Germany

Neighbourhood Mothers

Neighbourhood Mothers is an outreach programme for d... more

Local Solidarity Governance: Strategies in Promoting Social Inclusion

Porto Alegre, Brazil

Local Solidarity Governance: Strategies in...

This program focuses on a change of culture and the ... more