Temporary urbanism: planning differently
Note rapide Territories, #10
Temporary urbanism projects have been developed since the early 2010s in a more institutional, supervised and visible manner, particularly at the heart of the Paris region where land is expensive. What is the significance of this renewed city-making, ranging from systematic ...
October 2017 Cécile Diguet, Pauline Zeiger, Alexandra Cocquière
Governance of airport areas: the cases of Stockholm and Amsterdam
Note rapide Governance, #9
Airports, large cities’ international points of entry, are essential to the connectivity and proper functioning of these cities, now dominated by flows. Metropolisation is impelling their role to evolve, from simple transport infrastructure facilities into instruments of ...
October 2017 Tanguy Le Goff, Pauline Zeiger
Pittsburgh: from urban revitalisation to gentrification
Note rapide International #8
Today, after decades of industrial, economic and demographic decline, the city of Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) is cited as an exemplary instance of successful urban revitalisation. This study of the city’s revitalisation has focused on the emblematic Lawrenceville neighbourhood ...
August 2017 O'hanna Jingand
Paris Region: the top French aerospace region
Note rapide Economy #7
The Paris region, the world birthplace of aeronautics, is still home to most national jobs in this industry. The region's specificity in this sector is the construction of complete sub-assemblies. For 10 years, this sector has been structuring and is now developing new ...
June 2017 Thierry Petit, Clémence Rouhaud
Dynamics of the Paris region economy
Note rapide Economy, #6
Thanks to dynamic networks, innovation, cultural creativity and human skills, the Paris region has a powerful, high-performing economy. However, in addition to managing the 2009 crisis, it has had to face the numerous challenges arising from deep transformations in its ...
May 2017 Pascale Leroi
Research and innovation in the Paris region: achieving global excellence
Note rapide Economy, #5
The Paris region is one of the world’s leading players in research and development (R&D). Yet, in spite of its internationally recognized scientific credentials, its influence varies depending on the discipline. Today, it must meet the challenge of better coordination ...
February 2017 Odile Soulard
Implementation of the Greater Paris Region master plan. 2014 report: monitoring methodology
Note rapide Planning, #4
The Great Paris Region master plan (SDRIF 2030) has been in operation since December 2013. In compliance with the commitment undertaken by the Regional Council, an assessment of its implementation will take place in 2019. The monitoring, already in effect, is an ...
August 2016 Édouard Massonneau
The Paris Region’s 2030 development master plan: a social blueprint to be shared
Note rapide Planning, #3
The Paris Region’s 2030 development master plan sets out the joint blueprint for the regional development transition to be conducted. A series of Note Rapide summarises the plan in order to highlight and share its founding values and main objectives […].
August 2016 Sandrine Barreiro
Metropolis of Rio de Janeiro: sustainable metropolitan planning and mobility
Note rapide International, #2
Rio de Janeiro is confronted with urban challenges characteristic of those faced by rapidly growing major cities. The large-scale projects implemented over the last ten years should support the development of the city, but metropolitan planning and development integrating ...
July 2016 Eric Huybrechts, Irène Behar, Iuli Nascimento
Hanoi in transition: the emergence of a metropolitan region
Note rapide International, #1
Hanoi has long remained a ‘sleeping beauty’. Today, to affirm the influence of its capital, the Vietnamese government broadens its regional area and has approved the revision of its regional plan on 6 May 2016. IAU îdF (the Paris Region Development and Urban Planning ...
May 2016 Laurent Perrin
The digital transformation of the Paris region’s economy
Note rapide Economy, no. 687
Digital technology is having a substantial impact on society and economic systems. It is transforming our daily lives as well as the organization of structures and their markets while also questioning how we should organise with a view to building the future. This radical ...
June 2015 Christelle Ayache, Cap Digital, Johanna Castel, Cap Digital, Stéphane Singier, Cap Digital, Carine Camors, Odile Soulard, Daniel Thépin
Mission Bay in San Francisco, the new “digital health” hub
Note rapide Economy, no. 655
Mission Bay is the name of a major economic and urban project in downtown San Francisco. It combines the urban regeneration of extensive rail/port wasteland and the development of a biotech cluster around the new campus of the University of California in San Francisco ...
May 2014 Laurent Perrin, Odile Soulard
Portland, a virtuous urban and university ecosystem
Note rapide Economy, no. 653
Portland cultivates its difference in a wide variety of fields such as sustainable urban planning, sports industries and the outdoors. Its universities make an active contribution in this respect through their research and their real estate practices in synergy with ...
May 2014 Laurent Perrin, Odile Soulard
Global clusters and campuses: an international perspective
Note rapide Economy, no. 651
Since 2010, the IAU îdF has conducted international comparative studies into Science Cities. These practical foreign case studies are highly instructive and challenge received wisdom on the theory of clusters and the planning of campuses.The aim of this project is to gain a ...
April 2014 Odile Soulard
The diversity of creative jobs: the value of the Paris region
Note rapide Economy, no. 589
Representing 45% of jobs throughout the country, the creative industries constitute a strategic and emblematic sector for the Île-de-France and make a massive contribution to its international attraction. Its activities are organized around an atypical labour market and are ...
February 2012 Laure Omont, INSEE Île-de-France, Carine Camors, Odile Soulard
Ground access to large European airports
Note rapide Mobiliy, no. 570
Thanks to extensive road transport connections, all major European airports provide public transport services that meet the demands of users to a greater or lesser extent. This is evident in the wide variations in public transport usage by air passengers.Meeting the ...
September 2011 Danièle Navarre
Creativity and economic development in the Paris region: a propitious synergy
Note rapide Economy, no. 533
The creative industries, a strategic and emblematic regional sector, are a driving force behind economic development and the attractiveness of the nation. Highly concentrated in urban centres, creative jobs have developed enormously over the last decade, meeting the ...
February 2011 Carine Camors, Odile Soulard
The challenge of urban cohesion in Europe: update and public policies
Note rapide Population and Lifestyles, no. 412
How should we handle the social segregation which is dividing our most developed European cities ? In answer to this question, the IAU île-de-France conducted a comparative study on social and urban segregation in five European cities : Ile-de-France, Berlin, London, ...
February 2006 Anne-Claire Davy, Brigitte Guigou, Mariette Sagot
Taking safety into account in urban development: challenges and methodology
Note rapide Population and Lifestyles, no. 377
How can urban development meet the population's demand for safety and what solutions can be offered to urban development professionals faced with problems of insecurity ?What alternative ways are there of improving safety to methods that threaten the continuity of the urban ...
January 2005 Céline Loudier-Malgouyres