Neighbourhood

The CapaCity – Urban Competences Implementation Lab, Gdansk, Poland
September 20th - September 22nd 2016

 

The workshop has worked on “How can we build on the current urban development trajectories and create an ensemble of public spaces and connections that contribute to the identity of the place, linked as it is to the birth of peace and democracy in Poland.” The workshop elaborates recommendations for public space connections within the Young City Gdansk (YCG), between the YCG and the Old Town of Gdansk and between the European Solidarity Centre (ESC) and the World War 2 Museum. Secondly the workshop identifies and assignes activities...

In the framework of the CUPA programme, the 9th Implementation Lab Workshop was held from Tuesday 8th of December till Friday 11th of December 2015 in Gdańsk, Poland.
The preparatory visit, which was made, resulted in a specification of the case study for Gdańsk Implementation Lab.
The Gdańsk Development Office presented three potential study cases for the CUPA Implementation Lab of which one was chosen.

 

PREPARATORY VISIT

Characteristics of the study case Gdańsk :

During our preparatory visit (5th - 6th november 2015), the...

A short preparatory visit was made to Tartu from 30th of March till 1st of April 2015.

The initiative is taken by Municipality of Tartu to invite the core members of the CUPA programme.

In the framework of the CUPA programme, the seventh Implementation Lab Workshop was held on Wednesday 2nd till Friday 5th June 2015.

 

Characteristics of the study case Tartu
During our preparatory visit, the study case area was visited and a general impression was gained of the City of Tartu.

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MILU Working Party Oslo
6-8 June 2001 Oslo - Sweden

 
FOUR MAJOR TOPICS:

The programme is structured around 4 major topics:

  • Changing harbour related functions into city related functions and the options a MILU strategy can provide for which the Bjørvika Area was the focus (A).
  • Building above a railway station, the opportunity, the costs, and how a MILU strategy can help out. Here also the Bjørvika Area was the object of study (B).
  • Designing the process of commissioning public an private parties, contributing financially and functionally to realise a MILU strategy (...

4-7 April 2004 MILUnet Launch Meeting The Hague - The Netherlands

 
To start up the whole MILUnet operation the Lead Partner, together with the secretariat, organised a Launch Meeting from 4-7 April 2004 in The Hague in the Carlton Beach Hotel in Scheveningen.

Besides discussing a lot of organisational issues, this was also the first try out of the Implementation Lab, the results can be found in the report.
 
What Habiforum intents to do with the established European - and to a lesser extent global - network of professionals that are involved in MILU related projects, is:

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The planning & redeveloptment process In 1998 eight development companies interested in rebuilding this 6.3-hectare site neighbourhood nor its administration would allow the erection of simple tenement buildings. Only an adequate and fully compatible alternative to the factory would be acceptable. Accordingly, the primary redevelopment goal remains the creation of a new neighbourhood quarter that contains a balanced mix of residences, employment and recreational potential. Redevelopment of this site remains a unique opportunity to create a new and improved image for the district.