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About this GitBook
An iterative document on the CENTRINNO Framework, updated during the project's life
CENTRINNO is a research project that aims at demonstrating how industrial historic sites could adopt innovative, sustainable and inclusive urban transformation processes. The CENTRINNO Framework attempts at creating a common language for all the project partners to understand each other and share our findings with a wider research audience, being able to explain what, why and how things are done in CENTRINNO.
This GitBook is a living document where the different pieces of the project come together, building on the fly this common language and reporting and sharing it during the project's life. This document target audience are CENTRINNO pilot cities and project partners, but also policymakers, local governments, or researchers who are interested in following and applying the CENTRINNO approach, methods, and tools in other cities.
Based on Fab City's approach towards resilient and productive cities and regions, CENTRINNO supports experimentation in nine European cities to transform historic industrial sites into productive and creative hubs. The project started in September 2020 and will last until February 2024. During this time, this GitBook will be updated and iterated, based on CENTRINNO's experience. The current version is the third iteration of the CENTRINNO Framework.
The Gitbook has three parts:
This is the main contribution of this Gitbook to the project and to other cities that want to experiment with the Fab City's approach. It includes (1) a description of the Innovation Framework, in which you can learn how to apply tools to support a sustainable, productive and inclusive urban transformation, (2) a chapter dedicated to explain the Fab City Hub concept, including links to the Fab City Hub Toolkit for cities to implement their own creative and productive hub, (3) an introduction to the Impact Assessment Framework used in CENTRINNO, (4) a brief description of the CENTRINNO Platforms, developed during the project's life to support pilot cities in their journey, and (5) the initial collection of Tools and Methods that was used in the project.
Disclaimer: This is a project working document, owned by IAAC (Fab Lab Barcelona), one of the CENTRINNO partners. This GitBook is open for public consultation during the project's life, while its content is updated and adjusted according to the work developed. The information in this document will be used to develop the CENTRINNO Handbook at the end of the project. The European Commission is not liable for any use that may be made of the information contained herein.