InnovCity

Richard Florida

Friday 20 October 2017

Posts Tagged ‘economic development’

Greater Geneva: an economic and social project at the heart of innovation

Greater Geneva: an economic and social project at the heart of innovation

Urbanism | No comments

by Robert Spizzichino | 12.16.11

The Greater Geneva project represents an economic and social challenge for that area spanning France and Switzerland. The aim is to set in motion again a process that will stimulate job creation in the French part and strengthen residential services in the Swiss part. Innovative activities should find their place in that territory.

The Sol-Violette of Toulouse, an engine of economic solidarity

The Sol-Violette of Toulouse, an engine of economic solidarity

Social | No comments

by Adrien Geneste | 07.27.11

Inaugurated on May 6th in Toulouse, and designed with the aim of encouraging a society of responsible consumption, the Sol-Violette, the new ethical local currency, is already making waves.

The Energy and Environment Industrial Park in Hangzhou

The Energy and Environment Industrial Park in Hangzhou

Environment | No comments

by Lise Chen Si | 06.03.10

The Energy and Environment Industrial District located in the Hangzhou Development Zone of China was established by China Energy Conservation Investment Corporation (CECIC). The district, which covers 100 hectares, is convenient, close to both highways and subways.

Changes brought by the network of China High-speed Railway

Changes brought by the network of China High-speed Railway

Transportation | No comments

by André Hui Yuan | 05.20.10

In the last decade, several lines of CRH (China High-speed railways), which are the Chinese version of TGV, were built across the country. This network has dramatically changed the pattern of development for China, which there used to be no connection between city and city.

The encounter of companies and universities in China

The encounter of companies and universities in China

Urbanism | No comments

by Lise Chen Si | 04.12.10

Yiwu City Council has decided to build a non-profit organization to help SMEs to do some innovations and provide a opportunities for design school students to apply their expertises. The Innovation Park is the meeting of industrial members and academic members.

A model of urban renewal realized by Ivry’s local actors

Urbanism | No comments

by Elsa Sidawy | 04.06.10

A little planning, a lot of economic development and passionate social cohesion! If one thinks of the various actors and structures of the city as separate petals of development, picked apart from the same flower, Ivry-sur-Seine’s approach to the Urban Campus is to metaphorically reassemble those petals into a flower that symbolizes urban renewal.

Brixton supports economy with local currency

Brixton supports economy with local currency

Social | No comments

by Olivier Barrellier | 02.21.10

One of the major stakes for cities is the maintaining of a commercial activity in situ. For both economic and ecological reasons. Tomorrow sustainable cities will offer the possibility to shop in their centers, moreover on a bike! In order to reach that goal, Brixton, in the southern area of London, explores the idea of [...]


Latest comments

Liven up information. Vitalize news. Go ahead and try!

Best
debates

Fascinating topics, exciting debates. Dare!

Web TV

15.07.11 | Urban Music Game’s enhanced ball

All videos

Agenda Innov'in The City

May 9 to 11
Energy Cities annual meeting, Guimarães, Portugal.

May 12
International Workshop on Open Data, Nantes, France.

May 12
Stockholm Summit on Service Innovation in Cities, Stockholm, Suède.