URBAN TRANSITION INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRIAL LEGACY CITIES

Historically developed around extractive and manufacturing economies, deindustrialization has left many industrial legacy cities with an urban fabric no longer suitable for the 21st century. Vacant industrial land, idle factory buildings, and derelict railway tracks constitute examples of infrastructure systems in need of re-development. Urban Transitions Alliance cities have come a long way in transforming their outdated infrastructure and brownfields in an effort to re-invent themselves and meet their current and future needs.

Topics
Transition, Heritage, Industry
Authors
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability e.V.
Commissioned by
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, 2018. Urban Transition Insights from Industrial Legacy Cities. Bonn, Germany.
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