9. The Regeneration of Rotterdam and the ‘South Pact’

  1. Andrea Colantonio1 and
  2. Tim Dixon2,3
  1. Andrea Colantonio1 and
  2. Tim Dixon2,3

Published Online: 10 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444329445.ch9

Urban Regeneration & Social Sustainability: Best Practice from European Cities

Urban Regeneration & Social Sustainability: Best Practice from European Cities

How to Cite

Colantonio, A. and Dixon, T. (2010) The Regeneration of Rotterdam and the ‘South Pact’, in Urban Regeneration & Social Sustainability: Best Practice from European Cities (eds A. Colantonio and T. Dixon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444329445.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, UK

  2. 2

    Oxford Institute of Sustainable Development (OISD), UK

  3. 3

    Department of Real Estate and Construction, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, UK

  2. 2

    Oxford Institute of Sustainable Development (OISD), UK

  3. 3

    Department of Real Estate and Construction, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 NOV 2010

Book Series:

  1. Real Estate Issues

Book Series Editors:

  1. Stephen Brown4,
  2. John Henneberry5,
  3. K. W. Chau6 and
  4. Elaine Worzala7

Series Editor Information

  1. 4

    Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, UK

  2. 5

    Department of Town & Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, UK

  3. 6

    Department of Real Estate and Construction, The University of Hong Kong, China

  4. 7

    Edward St. John Department of Real Estate, Johns Hopkins University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405194198

Online ISBN: 9781444329445

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Keywords:

  • regeneration of Rotterdam and the ‘South Pact’;
  • Rotterdam, known as ‘Manhattan on the Mass’;
  • ‘South Pact’ (Pact op Zuid), latest regeneration programme - embarked upon by Rotterdam municipal authorities;
  • Rotterdam's place in urban hierarchy - relationship with large towns and cities;
  • The Netherlands, tradition of urban planning - and development policies;
  • South Rotterdam regeneration - and partnership arrangements;
  • South Pact regeneration area - South Pact, combination of people-based and area-based approaches to regeneration;
  • The 169 Klushuizen programme - in South Rotterdam;
  • ‘Sociale Index,’ composite index - launched in 2008, social qualities of Rotterdam's administrative neighbourhoods;
  • Travel Guide Monitoring System - combining photographic material, personal narratives and statistical data

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Urban development and decline

  • Policy context

  • The regeneration of South Rotterdam and partnership arrangements

  • Social sustainability

  • Conclusions