Arhus, a library becomes an open knowledge centre

Arhus, a library becomes an open knowledge centre

1. Context

Roeselare is a medium-sized city of more than 61.000 inhabitants in Flanders, Belgium. The city was looking for a place for a new library as two independent libraries were merging.

Plaine Commune, the Grand Paris project's land of culture and creation: culture, driving force behind the city collaborative development

Plaine Commune, the Grand Paris project's land of culture and creation: culture, driving force behind the city collaborative development

1. Context

Founded in 2000, Plaine Commune became a Public Territorial Institution (Etablissement public territorial) with the creation of the Métropole du Grand Paris, and brings together 9 towns located to the north of Paris.

Nilüfer, the house of the exchange of populations

Nilüfer, the house of the exchange of populations

1. Context

The Municipality of Nilüfer was founded in 1987 as one of the three municipal administrations constituting the Metropolitan Municipality of Bursa.

World City Forum of Milan

World City Forum of Milan

1. Context

The Italian National Institute of Statistics (Istat) estimated that 236.855 foreign-born residents lived in Milan in 2011, representing almost 20% of the total resident population (1.300.000 inhabitants). The territory of Milan and its province (pop.

Making Lyon a sustainable city:a culturally cooperative community

Making Lyon a sustainable city:a culturally cooperative community

1. Context

The municipality of Lyon is home to 480,000 inhabitants, but the city centre lies at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers and is France's largest metropolitan area, with more than 1.5 million people.

"Bal à Fives" of Lille

"Bal à Fives" of Lille

1. Context

Fives, a former working class neighbourhood in the eastern part of Lille centre, can be defined as traditional and cosmopolitan. Since the end of industrialisation, Fives has been a neighbourhood in full renewal.

The Byblos municipal cultural centre

The Byblos municipal cultural centre

1. Context

Situated just 40 kilometres from Beirut, Byblos is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is one of the most visited cities in Lebanon, whose archaeological sites are among the richest and most varied in the region.