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.

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

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

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