On 4th October at the Czech Architecture Days
A 22′ video by Zsolt Keserue, Levente Polyak and Ágnes Dénes about the transformation of the interiors of prefabricated housing estates. Through interviews and research, the video documents attempts and practices to domesticate and alter radically planned spaces.
The workshop aims at supporting workshop participants in developing new business models for their architecture practice, exploring possibilities arising from new forms of collaboration with other disciplines.
The Funding the Cooperative City workshop series arrived in Rome, exploring new economic models of community spaces and bringing together many local initiatives together with ones from Berlin, Halle, Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Want to know more?
How can social media improve our urban governance? How to explain to your local stakeholders what you are doing within the Interactive Cities network? Tell them your story! The animation explains the ambition of the City of Murcia, who would like to use social media to involve local inhabitants in the urban regeneration processes of the city. Enjoy!
The final report of the We Make Europe! event held on 29th May in Amsterdam is available! Thanks to the cooperation of URBACT, Committee of the Regions, Pakhuis de Zwijger and Eutropian many cities and city makers from around Europe gathered to share their experience with the Urban Agenda Partnerships!
In the past decade, with the economic crisis and the transformation of welfare societies, NGOs, community organisations and civic developers – City Makers – established some of the most important services and spaces in formerly vacant buildings, underused areas and neglected neighborhoods. Consolidating their presence in the regenerated spaces, these initiatives are increasingly looking into the power of the local community, the dispersed crowd and new financial actors to invest in their activities.
Continue reading at http://next.iabr.nl/community-capital-in-action-new-financial-models-for-resilient-cities/
We contributed to the catalogue of the Venice Architecture Biennale’s Hungarian Pavilion with an article “Found resources, Trust and Collaboration: a new generation of cultural venues in Europe.” More information here.