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International case studies
Ostfildern, a town with 35,000 inhabitants, is located in the urban periphery of Stuttgart. The region is economically prosperous, but suffers from a considerable housing shortage and resulting high prices for housing.
The Sulzer Redevelopment in the Swiss city of Winterthur is located on a large site where the Sulzer company’s heavy industrial production had been sited. It comprises 25 hectares of centrally located land, which is almost exactly the size of the historic city centre.
Tübingen is a university town 80km south of Stuttgart. Its population is 87,000 and has been growing for a long time, mainly due to in-migration. A further 8,000 inhabitants are expected by 2020.
Vauban is a new district on a former French barracks site in the south of Freiburg, Germany.
Zaanstad, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Zaan region is one of the oldest industrial areas in the Netherlands.
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