case studies list for accessibility

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Bologna - U-area for all

Within U-Lab, the local Living Lab inaugurated in Bologna in 2017 thanks to the ROCK project, ‘U-Area for All’ started in March 2019. This co-design process will create and experiment with a service in the form of guided tours inclusive and accessible to both tourists and people who live in the area. The service considers accessibility as autonomy and empowerment over information about the use of public space.

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case study date : 12-03-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Lisbon - Beato and Marvila Interpretive Centre

Through the ROCK project, the Lisbon municipality is working on the social transformation of a remote neighbourhood (Marvila/Beato) with a strong identity linked to its industrial and rural heritage. The mix between rural and industrial heritage created a complex set of cultural traditions and societal behaviours in Marvila and Beato. These traditions still resonate today.

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case study date : 12-03-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Lyon- Let there be light! Cultural heritage and light management

Lyon has for a long time an outstanding relationship with light as an urban issue and tool. The city of Lyon realised in the early 1990s that it could amplify its cultural and heritage offer by working with the medium that brings that culture to people, and since then Lyon has been at the forefront of cities experimenting with light. Light has changed the image of the city, increased its attractiveness and transformed its nocturnal landscape over the years.

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case study date : 12-03-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  knowledge society

Turin - Abbonamento Musei

Turin’s cultural heritage at your fingertips! First developed back in 1995 by the city administration, the Abbonamento Musei is a single card with a low annual payment for accessing the city and surrounding region’s cultural offer.

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case study date : 12-03-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  knowledge society

Vilnius - The colour of data

Vilnius is revitalising its Old Town area, a UNESCO cultural heritage site, by using cultural heritage as a driver for sustainable growth, turning underused cultural heritage into a resource to be taken advantage of. To achieve this, Vilnius is using open data and tools including video neuroanalytics, which measures the emotional and psychological states of residents and visitors. This information is used to improve the city’s cultural offer, by showing how happy people are at cultural...

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case study date : 12-03-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  mobility

Munich - urban update Pasing

Munich has adopted an urban renewal process focussing on cooperation and integration to transform the district of Pasing. By bringing together public and private stakeholders and funding, the city has succeeded in unifying old and new areas and transport infrastructures to create a healthy, interconnected district fit for the future.

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case study date : 11-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Eindhoven - Tailor-made district for cooperative development

Wealthy in industrial heritage, Eindhoven, in cooperation with builders and private enterprise, has established a system of revitalisation of industrial heritage areas to increase city attractiveness. These resources have allowed the city to implement community building and identity building among citizens in the NRE-area, where the former gasworks of Eindhoven were located. The redevelopment of this area is now managed in an organic way, with as little legislation as possible, and in...

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case study date : 15-07-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Turin - Space for ideas to breathe

If you have an idea for a social or cultural event in Turin, there is space for you to make it a reality. That space is Casa del Quartiere di San Salvario, a laboratory involving associations, citizens and artistic and cultural operators. It is one of a network of eight social and cultural centres, the ‘Rete delle Case del Quartiere’ of Turin.

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case study date : 15-07-2019

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Espoo Innovation Garden

Espoo Innovation Garden exists as both physical and communal concept, which was created with one broad vision: to promote and foster networked innovation and business, and to grow the sustainable and accessible society where all citizens can participate in improving the quality of life in Espoo and the whole region.

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case study date : 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Espoo Innovation Garden

Espoo Innovation Garden exists as both physical and communal concept, which was created with one broad vision: to promote and foster networked innovation and business, and to grow the sustainable and accessible society where all citizens can participate in improving the quality of life in Espoo and the whole region.

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case study date : 08-12-2017