After the first successes of the « La Chapelle » railyard site in the 18th district of Paris and the « Grand Train » in 2016, SNCF welcomes « Ground Control » on the former Charolais railway mail sorting center, in the context of the urban transition program by SNCF Immobilier. This project aims to regive a temporary life to the unused railway grounds as it waits for an urban conversion in response to the new uses and needs of the city.
The D2 tower is an ovoid-shaped building designed by both a French and an American architects to replace the Veritas office building which dated back to the 80’s. Designed as a tree, with a shopping mall at its root, it rises a 171 m. This modern architecture building is renewing the aesthetics of the Defense district in Paris. With its exostratucture in steel, the complexity of its realisation and the innovations used to develop it, D2 tower saved 30% of materials.
To meet the growing demand from its users, Nantes Métropole has called upon Orange Business Services to offer "Nantes Dans Ma Poche - Nantes in my pocket": a solution that makes everyday life easier for residents and strengthens civic dialogue with the community. The app was co-designed in a participatory and innovative way: residents and users of the 24 metropolitan municipalities were asked to participate in its creation and to identify a set of twenty services including "Sustainable City" services:
A special place to live just a stone's throw from the Orne Valley and its green way on a site with 7,000 years of history: the future EcoDistrict de Fleury-sur-Orne is currently being developed by Caen la Mer, the commune of Fleury-sur-Orne and Normandie Aménagement (Normandy Development). The work is scheduled until 2030.
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In a context of increasing globalisation of trade, increasing international flows of goods and people, and the resulting global increase in air traffic, international airports are strategic assets for the development and attractiveness of the countries and territories that host and serve them. International airports and their surrounding areas are of increasingly strategic importance for the development of the metropolitan regions they serve. They are also evolving and becoming distinctive economic and urban places in their own right.
CITYLAB is a European project that took place from 2015 to 2018 as part of the European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme.
The project was led by TOI, the Norwegian Institute for Transportation Economics. CITYLAB is based on the "living lab" concept, which can be defined as a forum for consultation, design and implementation that supports a project.
With the support of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, France urbaine, in partnership with RESOLIS, decided to carry out a study entitled "Cities facing the challenges of food insecurity". This document gathers 21 contributions from metropolises, large cities and agglomerations, which make it possible to identify, through concrete initiatives, how they act against food insecurity.
Lots of people (local authorities and municipalities, estate agents and developers, employers etc) need to "sell" their region and their projects for different reasons.
Smart Maps by E-attract are the French cartographic solution that meets this need in a targeted, personalised way - by combining data, functionalities and geographical interfaces in an innovative way.
Vivrou.com is a digital concierge service for residential and professional mobility.
• Thanks to regionalised data, this platform helps support employees throughout their mobility process: choice of location, available real estate, mobility aids and connection to essential services in the area.