How to cite this report:

Budovitch M, Sainz Caccia C, Liss, L, Moinian M, Taft Mueller Z, Yin Z (2017) Global Case Studies: Lessons for Ashdod from around the World. Faculty Advisor: Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph, MIT Available at: www.industrialurbanism.com.​

 

This study, conducted by students from Tel Aviv University and MIT, aims to understand the spatial effects and dynamics of 21st-century manufacturing, and to recommend policies that respond to these effects
and dynamics. During a 10-day workshop in Ashdod and at Tel Aviv University, the students examined and analyzed Ashdod’s’ industrial sites.

 

This study includes two parts: the first focuses on the existing conditions of and opportunities for Ashdod’s’ industrial sites, and was written by Tel Aviv University students guided by Dr. Tali Hatuka; the second focuses on case studies from the world and applicable lessons for the city of Ashdod, and was written by MIT students guided by Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph.
 

We hope that the conclusions and recommendations of this study will support the city’s ongoing efforts to attract innovative manufacturers, traditional manufacturers, and technology start-ups. Adopting a
progressive approach to industrial development in the city will cultivate sustainable growth in Ashdod City and in other cities in Israel.

GLOBAL CASE STUDIES

Lessons for Ashdod from around the World