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Democracy and participation | Urban development

Atlas of Common Spaces

As we witness the increasing privatisation and policing of our cities and with it the rapid disappearance of the spaces for the daily practice of democracy, the notion of commons as an alternative social system gains on its importance. M...
Urban development | Education

European Youth Centre (EYC)

I would like to create a centre for youth, that will be at their disposal for gathering, meeting and learning from each other. A place where regardless of their religion or ethinicity they can come, feel supported, where they can attend ...
Democracy and participation | Urban development

The Field Trip media project

We believe in the power of interactive storytelling for inspiring people to act. In the heart of a unique European open space - the former Tempelhof airfield - visionaries, refugees, activists and regular Berliners craft a new 'living-to...
Communities | Urban development

Fairbnb - Community-powered tourism

Short-term rental is causing issues in many European cities. Our project aims to reduce its negative externalities while creating positive ones with the support local communities. Fairbnb is a non-profit vacation-rental platform which a...
Democracy and participation | Urban development

Commons rise up!

Are commons and "civic uses" a new paradigm of urban development and a solution for the crisis of Eu democracy? "Commons rise up!" aims to create an international laboratory of exchange and co-production of best-practices developed at th...
Arts and cultural activities | Urban development

Beyond the Gap

Our aim - strengthen citizens, cities and regions after a period of war or conflict; - raise awareness of conflict areas in Europe; - empower local residents, artists, architects and urban planners to (re)develop their city. We will ...
Arts and cultural activities | Urban development

Urban Lab: Coordinate System N54.7104° E20.4522°

Granting the right to the city is one of the major European challenges and - opportunities! Our solution is provided by a triad of social research, urban art-activism and a European open professional network - to overcome disciplinary an...
Democracy and participation | Urban development

Urban alliance for sustainable transformation

We need democratic innovation to reach the Sustainable Development Goals. Our idea: founding local alliances which lead to a democratisation of policy making. Current policies often are unsustainable because they don’t integrate practica...
Democracy and participation | Urban development

The European Civic Crowdfunding City

The population of European cities is becoming increasingly dens, young and superdivers. At the same time, public authorities are decreasing their social cohesion programs. Civic crowdfunding, focused on social and local impact, creates a...

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