Rethinking urban spaces has been the focus of UrbanLab - an urban development initiative undertaken by 8 Danish municipalities - during the last 2 years. Headlined by the municipality of Horsens, UrbanLab is quite different from the normal development projects usually going on in different cities around Denmark. From the very beginning the focus here has been on redeveloping former industrial areas of each of the 8 cities involved...Read More
The societies which thrive best are the ones where the strengths of the past are brought together with the growth of the new parts of the city. Urban neighbourhoods are about people and people need roots and understanding to flourish. The best cities in the world - where tourists flock and gather - are the ones which have maintained their cultural heritage. For a city to be sustainable, the cultural elements are in fact more important in the long run, than environmental sustainability.