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.

The Metro Line 3

Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico

The Metro Line 3

The construction of a new subway line will increase ... more

Crisis management planning

Berlin, Germany

Crisis management planning

The Berlin Senate Department for Health, Care and Ge... more

Know Your City: Lusaka 2030 - a city without slums
Shortlisted project

Lusaka, Zambia

Know Your City: Lusaka 2030 - a city witho...

To foster a sustainable working relationship between... more

Rio Capital Energy Program

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Rio Capital Energy Program

To mobilize support for and commission projects ensu... more

SynAthina: a social innovation platform
Award-winning project

Athens, Greece

SynAthina: a social innovation platform

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

Migrant Access Project
Award-winning project

Leeds, United Kingdom

Migrant Access Project

A citizen-led initiative to build relationships betw... more

La Colaboradora: a P2P co-working space promoting collaborative economy
Award-winning project

Zaragoza, Spain

La Colaboradora: a P2P co-working space pr...

A co-working space where a community of some 200 ent... more

FORTES: strengthening care and integration of internally displaced persons in Columbia

Caquetá Department, Colombia

FORTES: strengthening care and integration...

Strengthening support services, improving economic o... more

Building a water-logging resilient city
Shortlisted project

Sylhet, Bangladesh

Building a water-logging resilient city

A community based initiative to raise awareness and ... more

Conversion of a school building to a library in the area of Ostkreuz-Friedrichshain, Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Conversion of a school building to a libra...

The innovative and sustainable architectural concept... more

The Schöneberg Loop

Berlin, Germany

The Schöneberg Loop

Through the so-called “Schöneberg Loop” (Schöneberge... more

West End Community Plan
Shortlisted project

Vancouver, Canada

West End Community Plan

The West End Community Plan provides a clear and fle... more

Greening The Grassroots in Petaling Jaya
Shortlisted project

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Greening The Grassroots in Petaling Jaya

Based on business and community participation, the G... more

Zero Waste Program
Shortlisted project

Bogotá, Colombia

Zero Waste Program

The Zero Waste Program aims to reduce waste and incr... more