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MARCH 2-5, Budapest > 9th Budapest Architecture Film Days

Contemporary architecture and design on the screen for 4-days within the framework of the 9th edition of the Budapest Architecture Film Days. The Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre invites you for a 4-day-long cinematic journey between 2-5 March at Toldi Cinema, … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY 21-24, Norway > Investigating Artistic Interventions in (Post-)Industrial Environments

On February 21-24, we will participate at the seminar “Investigating Artistic Interventions in (Post-)industrial Environments” in Moss/Fredrikstad (Norway), in the frame of the PICTURE project organised by Placcc and Scenekunst Østfold. PICTURE explores the opportunities of collaboration between cross-sector partners … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY 13-15, Split/Dubrovnik > The Participatory Governance of Cultural Institutions

“Approaches to Participatory Governance of Cultural Institutions” is a two year project (from March 2016 to March 2018) implemented by the Kultura Nova Foundation with the support of UNESCO International Fund for Cultural Diversity. The project focuses on the existing … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY 9, Lisbon > Interactive Cities Politicians’ Dialogue

Sala do Arquivo, Paços do Concelho (Praça do Município, Lisboa) 09.02.2017 at 13.30 The URBACT Network Interactive Cities addresses the opportunities of social media and digital platforms in urban governance and participation. As part of the network‘s Lisbon meeting bringing … Continue reading

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Funding the Cooperative City – Madrid Video

A few months ago, together with Vivero de Initiativas Ciudadanas, we organised a 3-day workshop in Madrid, with the participation of Wikitoki, Bilbao (ES), De Besturing, The Hague (NL), La fabrika detodalavida, Los Santos de Mainona (ES), Gängeviertel, Hamburg (DE) … Continue reading

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January 26-27, Genova > Vacant buildings and the commons

In January, we participated at a commons-themed study visit to Genova as part of the URBACT Network 2nd Chance. The network looks into the ways to activate of vacant buildings and building complexes in the frame of sustainable urban development.

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Das Packhaus Handbook

Among many practitioners of temporary use and the adaptive reuse of vacant buildings and spaces, Eutropian is featured in Das Packhaus‘s new Handbook for temporary use of a vacant urban resource.

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More to digital democracy than a tweet

Based on the findings of Interactive Cities, and corresponding to recent political events, we published an article on the URBACT platform about the use of social media in inclusive urban governance.

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Community-Built: Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place

Our article “Building Informal Infrastructures: Architects in Support of Bottom-up Community Services and Social Solidarity in Budapest” is finally published! In Katherine Melcher, Barry Stiefel and Kristin Faurest (eds.) Community-Built: Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place. Routledge, 2017

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Civic City book online!

In the past weeks, the Hungarian government resumed its pressure on NGOs. To highlight the importance of civic initiatives in delivering social, cultural and environmental services in Budapest, the KÉK – Contemporary Architecture Centre‘s Lakatlan Budapest program recently published the … Continue reading

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