Author Archives: PL
FUNDING THE COOPERATIVE CITY: Our new book about community finance and the economy of civic spaces is released! For more info visit https://cooperativecity.org/2017/06/03/funding-the-cooperative-city/
In the following months, we will bring our new book Funding the Cooperative City: Community finance and the economy of civic spaces to a variety of events across Europe. We will participate at the following events: September 22-23, Berlin: Learning … Continue reading
In late July we were invited by Largo Residencias to participate at a public discussion in the frame of the Intendente Festival, looking into the consequences of touristification, gentrification and displacement, and explore strategies to strengthen local communities in the … Continue reading
In mid-July we joined the annual meeting of Arquitecturas Colectivas in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria where we spoke about Funding the Cooperative City.
In Amsterdam, we gave a lecture at the Maak je Stad Academie, organised by Pakhuis de Zwijger, and consulted a series of Dutch city makers.
July 6, GDANSK and July 10, ATHENS > Joint CoR-JASPERS workshops on the implementation of the EU Urban Agenda
In early July, we helped the European Investment Bank in designing, moderating and documenting Joint CoR-JASPERS workshops on the implementation of the EU Urban Agenda in Gdansk and Athens, organised by the EIB’s Jaspers programme and the Committee of the … Continue reading
In June, invited by Aspen Institute Central Europe, I joined reSITE Festival to participate in a keynote discussion with journalist Petr Vizina, UN officer Michal Broža and architect Teddy Cruz about borders, spatial inequality and civil society.
In the past months, we have been working along with various EU institutions to support cities in creating more integrated, sustainable and inclusive policies and in using better existing financial resources. We were present at the European Commission / DG Regio’s Urban … Continue reading
We have been helping municipalities in experimenting with new programmes and modalities of cooperation with civic stakeholders. In Split and Dubrovnik, in the frame of the Approaches to Participatory Governance of Cultural Institutions project, we met municipal officers and cultural producers who … Continue reading
In the past months, we have been touring European cities to present and discuss our work. In Paris, we gave a keynote lecture about the contemporary urban visions of Budapest, while at the Leggere la Cittàfestival in Pistoia (Tuscany) we spoke about civic … Continue reading