The design for Paris Rive Gauche incorporates a mix of uses and access to green spaces.
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France is transforming old industrial wastelands in cities like Paris, Lyon and Nantes, so what are the secrets of its success?
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Such projects should be clear from the outset about who owns them, who will build them, and who they are for.
Phoenix Lake, Dortmund’s coolest new quarter, was once an abanonded steel mill surrounded by polluted waterways and brownfields.
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A former industrial region in the heart of Germany is slowly reinventing itself for the 21st century, offering urban planning lessons for Detroit and beyond.
London’s Olympic Park, once one of Europe’s largest and most contaminated brownfield site.
The city of Famagusta in Cyprus lies empty, as it has since the 1974 invasion that divided the island into north and south. The city its former inhabitants left behind is now a ghost town, streets overgrown…