Baltic Urban Lab

An EU co-funded cross-border cooperation project that aims at improving urban planning in the Baltic Sea region. New integrated planning and partnership models for brownfield regeneration are created and tested in practice in Norrköping, Tallinn, Turku and Riga and made available to all cities in the region to help them in revitalization of urban space and support the development of smart, sustainable city districts with high-quality living and working environments.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 10:33

Baltic Urban Lab Final Conference "Dealing with the past & Planning for the future - turning urban brownfields into possibilities" will be held in Riga, Latvia, during 6-7 September 2018. Two crucial topics will be covered around browfield development - how to deal with the site's past and possible contamination of soil and at the same time develop visions and plan for the future land-use of the site in cooperation with stakeholders.

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 13:55

Since the Earth Autopsy launch back in December 2017, the visualisation tool has been presented to a variety of stakeholders and international audiences. Earth Autopsy has been developed by City of Norrköping in cooperation with a local company.

Good Practices


Brownfield regeneration

Brownfield regeneration from private gardens to campus area for University of Latvia as part of the redevelopment activities in the neighbourhood of Torņakalns, Riga.

Citizen participation

 Citizens were invited to give input on the Tallinn main street project aimed to redesign city space and create a modern, human scale main street.