Eurocities, in partnership with KEA, ERRIN, Europa Nostra and the Architects Council of Europe, has been selected by the European Commission to implement Cultural heritage in action, a peer-learning scheme financed by the European Union on cultural heritage to support exchanges between large numbers of cities, regions and stakeholders, thus building a broad learning community.

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Towards a sustainable model of reusing old premises for cultural uses: the example of Kaapeli in Helsinki.

Towards a sustainable model of reusing old premises for cultural uses: the example of Kaapeli in Helsinki.

The KAAPELI model demonstrates how to transform a significant heritage asset while managing financial risk. The critical success factors included the company owning the assets, having long-term tenancies and a mix of services and activities.

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Material Storehouse

Since January 2021, in Materialmagasinet in Stockholm, you can rent everything from clothes from the opera and expensive men’s bed socks to headlights and screws.

Culture for Future

During a series of workshops, employees of local cultural institutions developed the Dresden Charter for Sustainability to introduce sustainability practices in the cultural and creative industries.

Park am Gleisdreieck

Berlin’s Park am Gleisdreieck is a remarkable example of the revitalisation of an industrial wasteland and its reintegration into the urban space.

If trees can walk, humans can change

Leeuwarden created Arcadia, a 100-day arts festival occurring every 3 years. Bosk was one of its main events in 2022, raising awareness of nature and climate change through art.

Museum in transition

The City of Lille committed to making its cultural sector sustainable by 2024 as part of its involvement in Agenda 21 for culture. For museums, it translates to staging sustainable exhibitions.