City of Cordoba

Culture and heritage hub

Located in the south of Spain, the city has a long history and cultural tradition. In spite of its cultural and historical richness, Cordoba faces socio-economic problems such as unemployment and low income levels, and hosts some marginal neighbourhoods which represent a real challenge in terms of social inclusion.

IN-HABIT value: Heritage & Culture
Area of focus: Las Palmeras neighbourhood

What is the project looking for?

Examining the role of culture and heritage in the promotion of inclusive health and wellbeing, and developing green, sustainable and creative areas within public spaces in Las Palmeras, a deprived neighbourhood. How? By exploring how different innovative solutions — such as creative lighting, therapy gardens, employment opportunities and business initiatives, new gender roles and inclusive strategies — might contribute to fair and equal access to health and wellbeing.

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