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.

Climate Smart Hyllie
Shortlisted project

Malmö, Sweden

Climate Smart Hyllie

Hyllie is Malmö's largest residential and commercial... more

Adapting and Installing an international vocational Training for Renewable Energies

Berlin, Germany

Adapting and Installing an international v...

Berlin has developed a programme to encourage young ... more

Solar powered schools

Hyderabad, India

Solar powered schools

The project aims at low-carbon power supply for publ... more

Shijiuyang Ecological Wetland for Safe Drinking Water

Jiaxing, China

Shijiuyang Ecological Wetland for Safe Dri...

This practice ensures drinking water safety for resi... more

ITS Factory
Shortlisted project

Tampere, Finland

ITS Factory

ITS Factory is a collaborative space where developer... more

m4guide - mobile multi-modal mobility guide

Berlin, Germany

m4guide - mobile multi-modal mobility guide

m4guide stands for an integrated communication and n... more

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque
Shortlisted project

Dubuque, United States

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque is a partnership between... more

Providence Talks
Award-winning project

Providence, United States

Providence Talks

Providence Talks is an early childhood program that ... more

The Rotterdam Businesscase (De Rotterdamse Zaak)
Shortlisted project

Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Rotterdam Businesscase (De Rotterdamse...

De Rotterdamse Zaak is a work-based learning company... more

Project Hub Yangon, Myanmar’s first start-up incubator

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Project Hub Yangon, Myanmar’s first start-...

In 2012 the first incubator and co-working space in ... more

Young Consultants Group of Municipality of Mashhad

Mashhad, Iran

Young Consultants Group of Municipality of...

Youth Scientific Cooperation in Urban Management to ... more

4°C Cooler – Using green infrastructure to build a climate resilient Melbourne
Shortlisted project

Melbourne , Australia

4°C Cooler – Using green infrastructure to...

In 2010 the city of Melbourne appointed a new Urban ... more

"Prepare before it’s too late": learn to live with earthquakes
Award-winning project

Kocaeli (Province), Turkey

"Prepare before it’s too late": learn to l...

After the Marmara earthquake in 1999, the City of Ko... more

Linköping Carbon Neutral 2025
Shortlisted project

Linköping, Sweden

Linköping Carbon Neutral 2025

In 2011 the Municipal Council adopted its long-term ... more