Sustainable development, a local project 1992Adoption of urban ecology charter 1996Adhesion to the Charter of Aalborg 1999Creation of the sustainable development mission and development of the first Agenda 21
2003Development of the project for the wider borough, based on sustainable development. 2004Launching of the European Observatory of Good Practice. 2006Setting up of the first area “Agenda 21”, 40 actions.
Designing a sustainable neighbourhood for 20,000 inhabitants
C.H.U. Tracé A11 Plateau des Capucins Plateau de la Mayenne
7 objectives of sustainable development: 1. Developing the mix between habitation, economic activity, shops, services and leisure facilities; 2. Preserving the place's identity, memory and the landscape elements that give it structure;
3. Integrating environmental quality into the buildings, with 3 priorities: water, energy and noise; 4. Reducing vehicle traffic in favour of more gentle modes of transport (cycling, walking, tram);
5. Consulting with and involving the inhabitants in the development of the project; 6. Integrating the major infrastructure projects: the first tram line and the A11 motorway bypass; 7. Responding to housing needs with a diversified range favouring a varied social mix.