Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural Heritage in Creative and Knowledge Cities

Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural Heritage in Creative and Knowledge Cities

ROCK aims to develop an innovative, collaborative and systemic approach to effective regeneration and adaptive reuse strategies in historic city centres. By implementing a repertoire of successful heritage-led regeneration initiatives, it will test the replicability of a spatial approach and of successful models addressing the specific needs of historic city centres. ROCK will transfer the role models blueprint to the replicators, adopting a cross disciplinary mentoring and defining common protocols and implementation guidelines. ROCK will deliver new ways to access and experience Cultural Heritage [CH] ensuring environmental sound solutions, city branding, bottom-up participation via living labs, while increasing accessibility and safety in the involved areas. ICT sensors and tools will support the concrete application of the ROCK principles and the platform will enable new ways to collect and exchange data to facilitate networking, synergies and creation of CH related services. The added value is the combination of sustainable models, integrated site management plans and associated funding mechanisms encouraging PPP, based on successful financial schemes and promoting the creation of industry-driven stakeholders' ecosystems. A monitoring tool is set up from the beginning, running during three additional years after the project lifetime. Main expected impacts deal with the achievement of effective and shared policies able to: accelerate heritage led regeneration, improve accessibility and social cohesion, increase awareness and participation in local decision making and wider civic engagement, foster businesses and new employment opportunities. Involving 9 Municipalities, 5 Universities, 3 networks of enterprises, 3 networks of cities and several companies, foundations and charities, ROCK is able to catalyse challenges and innovative pathways across EU and beyond, addressing CH as a production and competitiveness factor and a driver for sustainable growth.

 

Estatuto: 
Participant entity
Financed: 
Yes
Entidades: 
H2020 - EU
Comissão Europeia
Rede: 
ROCK is coordinated by the Municipality of Bologna and the consortium includes 32 partners from 13 countries
Keywords: 

Cultural heritage, Regeneration, Sustainable development, Historic city centres

ROCK aims to develop an innovative, collaborative and systemic approach to effective regeneration and adaptive reuse strategies in historic city centres. By implementing a repertoire of successful heritage-led regeneration initiatives, it will test the replicability of a spatial approach and of successful models addressing the specific needs of historic city centres. ROCK will transfer the role models blueprint to the replicators, adopting a cross disciplinary mentoring and defining common protocols and implementation guidelines. ROCK will deliver new ways to access and experience Cultural Heritage [CH] ensuring environmental sound solutions, city branding, bottom-up participation via living labs, while increasing accessibility and safety in the involved areas. ICT sensors and tools will support the concrete application of the ROCK principles and the platform will enable new ways to collect and exchange data to facilitate networking, synergies and creation of CH related services. The added value is the combination of sustainable models, integrated site management plans and associated funding mechanisms encouraging PPP, based on successful financial schemes and promoting the creation of industry-driven stakeholders' ecosystems. A monitoring tool is set up from the beginning, running during three additional years after the project lifetime. Main expected impacts deal with the achievement of effective and shared policies able to: accelerate heritage led regeneration, improve accessibility and social cohesion, increase awareness and participation in local decision making and wider civic engagement, foster businesses and new employment opportunities. Involving 9 Municipalities, 5 Universities, 3 networks of enterprises, 3 networks of cities and several companies, foundations and charities, ROCK is able to catalyse challenges and innovative pathways across EU and beyond, addressing CH as a production and competitiveness factor and a driver for sustainable growth.

 

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Parceria: 
International networ

ROCK

Coordenador 
Start Date: 
01/05/2017
End Date: 
30/04/2020
Duração: 
36 meses
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