At the end of XX century, the city of Marseille suffered a severe crisis caused by decline of industrial and port activities, on which was based city's economy. Despite crisis, Marseille has reacted creating new economic and urban strategies. In particular, the article analyses two phases of Euroméditerranée redevelopment project, which has been promoted by the Etablissement Public d'Aménagement Méditerranée. The aim of this ambitious project is to set Marseille again in the core of its region and the whole Mediterranean area. Euroméditerranée I project (1995-2015) deal with the requalification of waterfront and abandoned industrial heritage and the enhancement of historic city centre. Moreover, due to this impressive work of urban transformation, Marseille has been chosen to be European Capital of Culture in 2013. Euroméditerranée II (2008-2030) is a project of socio-economic and sustainable urban renewal that will increase the attraction of northern city districts and former port area. Euromed II aim to realizes a new eco-city inside the city. The objectives of these new urban strategies are: economic and social progress, enhancement of urban heritage through environmental sustainability principles and development of cultural tourism.
|Numero di pagine||24|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2014|