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.

Green Cities

Green Cities Partnership, Denmark

Green Cities

Green Cities is a platform for cooperation among Dan... more

Cycle-Lane Network Seville

Seville, Spain

Cycle-Lane Network Seville

The main step towards a bicycle friendly infrastruct... more

Ger-area Upgrading Strategy and Investment Plan for Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ger-area Upgrading Strategy and Investment...

The objective is to shift from a central planning pa... more

Integrated Community Based Solid Waste Management
Award-winning project

Cairo, Egypt

Integrated Community Based Solid Waste Man...

The Qalyubeya Governate aims to improve waste collec... more

Helsinki Climate Street project
Shortlisted project

Greater Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki Climate Street project

The Climate Street project involves public agencies,... more

Sustainable Montreal plan

Montreal, Canada

Sustainable Montreal plan

The Sustainable Montreal plan provides a shared fram... more

OpenBorough: active citizenship via e-participation
Shortlisted project

Amsterdam, Netherlands

OpenBorough: active citizenship via e-part...

The City of Amsterdam has embarked on a project to m... more

Redesigning the Leopoldplatz Square

Berlin, Germany

Redesigning the Leopoldplatz Square

The redesign and reconstruction of the Leopoldplatz ... more

Gabriel Peri Square – Management of a public space to ensure sustainable social integration

Lyon, France

Gabriel Peri Square – Management of a publ...

The City of Lyon has instituted action to secure the... more

27 Delvalle: an urban health living lab
Shortlisted project

Nice, France

27 Delvalle: an urban health living lab

The City of Nice is responding to a growing communit... more

Co-operative Glasgow
Shortlisted project

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Co-operative Glasgow

The City of Glasgow is identifying effective and sus... more

Barcelona Activa, The Economic Development Agency of Barcelona City Council

Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona Activa, The Economic Development...

Barcelona Activa works with small businesses and sta... more

Eco-park of the Mediterranean – Barcelona Waste Management Facility

Barcelona, Spain

Eco-park of the Mediterranean – Barcelona ...

Eco-park of the Mediterranean is an integrated treat... more

The re-development of La Balanza cultural neighborhood
Award-winning project

Lima, Peru

The re-development of La Balanza cultural ...

An urban redevelopment programme showcasing art, str... more