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Description of project - background
“Lyon Confluence” is one of Greater Lyon’s biggest projects. It is a long-term project, planned until 2030 which consists on the renewal of an old industrial area into a downtown district.
Fig1: Presentation of the project site (source: "Lyon-Confluence" developer association)
Figure 2: Lyon-confluence limits defined by 2 rivers (source: "Lyon-Confluence" developer association)
The site of Lyon Confluence, an essential core transport junction, spreads over 150 ha, including currently 30-40 ha for urban residential areas (7000 inhabitants), 70 ha for industrial infrastructures and 5 km of river sides. It is planned that around 2030, 25 000 inhabitants should live in the project area, 14000 employments should be created by the coming of new leisure and cultural infrastructures and a wide place of green space should be reserved (30-40 ha).
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