use platform


use  (urban sustainability exchange) is a global peer-to-peer learning and networking portal for urban practitioners, experts, researchers and citymakers. It documents innovative projects and policies that cities can take as inspiration and guidance.

This online platform is open for all to search award-winning case studies considered “good practice” and experts from cities around the world on almost any topic. We invite you to become an active member of our knowledge community. You can register and create a public profile to display your own knowledge and interests, contact peers and upload new projects to the platform.


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use is a Metropolis initiative led and co-funded by the City of Berlin. lt is supported by the lnstitute for Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney, open to collaboration agreements with other actors.