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Restructuring large-scale housing estates in european cities : good practices and new visions for sustainable neighbourhoods and cities

Objective

The subject of the proposal is the quality of life in the large-scale housing estates built since the end of WWII in cities of Eastern and Western Europe. Many of these estates will be the urban problem areas of the near future, housing large numbers of low-income households, unemployed people and those from ethnic minorities. The proposal is concerned with policies developed in response to problems in these estates and with key aspects of the estates (such as social inclusion, cohesion and sustainability). The study involves strong collaboration with stakeholders and end-users. The focus will be on evaluating, understanding and learning from the experience in different cities in order to facilitate the improvement of policies and actions. The provision of evidence based 'good practice' guidance, new visions and forward-looking scenarios will contribute to more effective policymaking and will benefit European cities.

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UTRECHT UNIVERSITY
Address
Heidelberglaan 8
3508 TC Utrecht
Netherlands

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Participants (11)

BLEKINGE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Sweden
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Campus Graesvik
371 79 Karlskrona

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INSTITUT DES SCIENCES DE L'HOMME
France
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18, Rue Chevreul
69362 Lyon

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INSTITUTE FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND STRUCTURAL PLANNING
Germany
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Flakenstrasse 28
15537 Erkner

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INSTITUTE OF GEOGRAPHY AND SPATIAL ORGANISATION OF THE POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Poland
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Twarda 51/55
30 018 Krakow

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METROPOLITAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE LTD.
Hungary
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Lonyay Utca 34
Budapest

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UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO - BICOCCA
Italy
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Via Bicocca Degli Arcimboldi 8
20126 Milano

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UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA
Spain
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Baldiri Reixac, 4/6, 3a Planta B2
08028 Barcelona

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UNIVERSITEIT VAN AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
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Nieuwe Prinsengracht 130
1018 VZ Amsterdam

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UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
United Kingdom
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Jg Smith Building, Edgbaston
B15 2TT Birmingham

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UPPSALA UNIVERSITY
Sweden
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801 29 Gaevle

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URBAN PLANNING INSTITUTE OF THE REPUBLIC OF SLOVENIA
Slovenia
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Trnoviski Pristan 2
1127 Ljubljana

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