Sustainable neighbourhoods: from exception to propagation
Since 2009, accreditation campaigns and calls for projects have played a role conferring impetus on the thinking around sustainable neighbourhoods, and are beginning to bear fruit. In the Paris Region, 67 neighbourhoods have been accredited, and some are already inhabited. Having tested several different ways of proceeding, and having created planning “brands”, sustainable neighbourhoods are gradually gaining ground and raising questions around the way cities are made. [...]
The sustainable neighbourhoods in the Paris region
There are 67 sustainable neighbourhoods which represent 3,215 hectares of surface area and host 113,000 homes in 2017, in the Paris region. Their surface area vary from 1 hectare for the ÉcoQuartier Fréquel-Fontarabie in Paris (20th district) to 337 ha at the Moulon site in ...