Evaluation of the Urban Living Labs in Alby and Peltosaari: SubUrbanLab Deliverable D4.1/4.2

Anja Karlsson, Maija Federley, Elin Bonnier, Riikka Holopainen, Katarina Buhr, Pekka Tuominen

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    Abstract

    Across Europe, some 200 million people live in suburbs in great need of modernization and social uplifting. The JPI Urban Europe SubUrbanLab project (2013-2016) has examined how these suburbs can be modernized and socially uplifted together with the residents and other stakeholders. The project developed and set up six Urban Living Labs (ULLs): three in Alby, Sweden and three in Peltosaari, Finland. These ULLs were arenas for co-creation of innovative urban solutions: a means to develop new forms of experiences on involving the residents and stakeholders into development in an urban context. The long-term goal is to turn these suburbs into more attractive, sustainable and economically viable urban areas. This report presents the evaluation of the six Urban Living Labs with regard to their impact on sustainability in Alby and Peltosaari. The report also discusses how well each ULL has lived up to the project definition of an Urban Living Lab.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages87
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

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