Workshop and Implementation Lab - Huelva
20-22 APRIL 2005 Huelva - Spain

The metropolitan area of la Ria (Odiel Tinto) de Huelva is on the southern coastal area of Andalusia at the tip of an estuary of the Odiel and Tinto rivers, which merge before joining the Atlantic Ocean.
The economic base of this metropolitan area is primarily derived from the processing and extraction of chemicals from local and regional mines. Despite an extended history of settlement and geographic significance, this area of Andalusia suffers from poor regional identity and image.
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Implementation Lab - Munich
26 - 28 October 2005 Munich - Germany


location of case area
Munich is the capital of the Free State of Bavaria in the far South of the Federal Republic of Germany and is one of Germany’s and Europe’s most prosperous cities. The service sector is the dominant sector of the city’s economy, accounting for 72% of Munich’s GDP. The population is estimated to be 1.26 m, with that of the metropolitan region 2.7 m. The total area is about 310 km².


Collaboration between landowner, local authority and local citizens’ council on new development of contaminated area 

A large plant near the centre of Copenhagen closed, leaving an area, partly contaminated by quick silver, oil and other pollutants. As it would be possible to sell only the non-contaminated parts of the land, the landowner might go down with the rest of it, leaving the problem to the municipality. Thus both parts had a crucial interest in solving the problem. Besides the site was attractive, neighbouring the centre of the capital, and the harbour. The landowner and the municipality made a partnership, initiated by the landowner. An “environment fond”...