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Implementation Lab - Vienna
5–7 June 2002 Vienna - Austria
The Vienna meeting of the IFHP’s MILU (Multi-Functional and Intensive Land Use) working party held June 5-7th, 2002 was the third meeting in a series of June gatherings held at the invitation of a host city.
This meeting was hosted by the Municipality of Vienna with additional sponsoring and support from the Dutch Ministry for Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment and HABIFORUM, the Dutch expertise network for multiple uses of land and space.
The purpose of MILU working party meetings is to...
The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management, a division of the Dutch Ministry of Transport and Public Works, has initiated a programme called 'Roads to the Future'. The 'floating road' is one component of this programme. The groundwater level is forecast to rise during decades to come, and the water containment is expected present serious challenges. A competition was therefore organised to generate ideas for floating roads. These roads could be used to provide access to a village cut off by flooding, or as a duplicate road alongside a bridge closed for maintenance.
The basic design is a system of easily linked standard units. The units for...
The Council of Tudela and other local partners have proposed the project to create a sustainable community in the locality. Canraso, the new neighbourhood of Tudela hopes to become a new reference for the integration of new sustainable renewable technologies.
The Eco-Community of Canraso consists of a community with a very high energy efficiency, designed in accordance with the principles of sustainability and whose realisation is not only limited to the buildings, but also to the integral management of the neighbourhood services as well, including energy, urban renovation and the empowering of Tudela in its role as the second city of Navarra. Thanks to this project, an...
Roman amphitheatre of Patras is one of the most important and most impressive monuments of city. Constitutes infrequent example of such structure and is dated in the dues of the 1st century A.C., season of bigger development of Roman Patras. It is found in the historical centre of city, in the axis that is fixed by the Castle, the Roman Odeum and the harbour. The bigger part of the theatre is found under the existing buildings while a small department of concave has been revealed by older excavations. With the program is proposed the demolition of 25 buildings inside the declared archaeological space, at way so that the space will be unified and be released before the beginning of the...
Into Padana Valley there is not only one of the most important people concentrations in Europe but also an industrial (big and small\medium enterprise SMEs) and innovative services polycentric system. In the late 40 years many clusters (SMEs specialized area) were developed producing a particular territorial model (cluster is a geographically proximate group of interconnected companies, associated institutions in a particular field, linked by commonalities and complementarities supported by external-economies). This spontaneous model produced social-economical advantages but in the same time the dispersion, the high mix functions and bad quality buildings realized proposed many land...
The project objective is to describe and analyze changes in land use in Prague surround. Project focuses the transformation of agricultural, close to nature or a little changed lands into completely changed antropogened areas. From the view of land ecology and protection there are worying phenomen as a change in structure and function of area where town becomes. Into landscape, ratio change of so called greenfields and brownfields and with it connected impersonation and loss of spatial intimity, ratio increase of permanently fixed area, many oh artefacts in lanscape and another. First results of the project that aims not just to describe the development of Prague suburban area but also...
The aim of the project is to analyse re-urbanisation potentials and obstacles of inner-city residential areas and to develop instruments, incentives and strategies for an appropriate and long-term use of these areas taking into consideration changing demographic preconditions. lease describe.
Re-urbanisation is meant to be a comprehensive, socially integrative strategy aimed at the development of the housing and living conditions in the entire core city, in particular its historical residential areas adjacent the city centres. While the traditional approach towards urban regeneration and renewal was still focussed on urban growth, at present the ongoing demographic changes (low...
The area concerned by this project is situated at the west side of Charleroi, and covers 4 districts (7,2 km_ and 12.500 inh.). One of the main goals of the project is to keep in place and to increase the population in the City of Charleroi, to avoid the lost of population to the outskirts and the decrease of mixity.
The 3 mains axes of action are to:
- upgrade the quality of the environment, degraded by the old heavy industries,
- upgrade the quality of life of the population, who is leaving the area,
- create the redevelopment of the area, with respect to the cultural and industrial heritage.
The originality of the...