The 11th issue of the ReNewTown Newsletter is available


This eleventh issue contains the following articles:

ReNewTown Steering Committee Meeting in Karlsruhe

The ReNewTown meeting was organized by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), Karlsruhe. An important part of the agenda was dedicated to the key ReNewTown project outputs: Handbook of models entitled “Post-Socialist City: A Role Model for Urban Revitalisation in the 21st Century”, Transnational Manual for Urban Revitalisation “ENGAGE. Brighter Future in Your Hands” and Transnational Development Strategy FOR THE POST-SOCIALIST CITIES OF CENTRAL EUROPE.


Transnational manual for districts with a socialist burden - a positive change in your neighbourhood

Transnational manual for districts with a socialist burden is created on the basis of the results of a market research and good practice reports. The document contains tips and advice, as well as an illustrative scenario of how to plan and implement urban renewal projects.


An interview with Professor Grzegorz Węcławowicz, PhD, an expert on urban revitalization

Professor Węcławowicz is a recognized expert in issues related to the development of post-socialist cities in Central Europe.



It will be held at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, February 11th and 12th, 2014. The conference aims to provide broader perspective on the competitiveness and attractiveness of post-socialist cities in Central and Eastern Europe.


The ReNewTown databases and project in brief

We present the main goal of the ReNewTown project and three databases: on good practices, initiatives and experts in the field of regeneration of urban areas built during the socialist period.


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