5th Metropolis Awards

1ST Prize - Busan

“Sanbokdoro Renaissance Project”

This project is an integrated urban regeneration project, which intends to include people from all occupations to preserve its unique cultural, landscape, and historical assets while improving the neighborhood environment and revitalizing the area’s economy.

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2nd Prize – Rio de Janeiro

“Porto Maravilha Urban Operation”

The Porto Maravilha Urban Operation is a project that promotes the urban renovation of the waterfront, aiming to improve its current and future dwellers’ quality of life, and foster the region’s sustainable development.

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3rd Prize - Abidjan

“Modern Facility for transforming cassava into attiéké in Songon Kassemblé (a commune in the District of Abidjan)”

This project constitutes the execution of several projects to improve living conditions and to generate wealth and employment for women and young people in the District of Abidjan.

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Special Mentions

1st Special Mention – Seoul “Sharing City Project”

This Project is a new type of policy implemented in the City of Seoul. It is based in the concept of “sharing“ in order to improve the quality of the lives of the citizens.

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2nd Special Mention Madrid “Madrid Río”

The Madrid Río project consisted of upgrading the M30 ring road and running it underground in the western zone, along the Manzanares River. It has constituted the biggest ecological rebalancing operation in Madrid’s recent history.

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The Ceremony