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Stay informed with the latest news about workshops, events, publications and specific articles from Pro Materia’s different key projects.

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DisPlace. Made in Chiaravalle – Milan

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February, 02 2016

DisPlace. Made in Chiaravalle https://www.facebook.com/displacechiaravalle The most striking peculiarity of Chiaravalle is the absence of a public square, which is unusual for an Italian village. Actually, there is a central space,

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Unlimited Cities DIY (UNLI DIY) – World-wide

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February, 02 2016

Unlimited Cities DIY (UNLI DIY) http://www.unli-diy.org/FR/index.php The association and its philosophy Created in 2010, the start-up UFO tries to invent digital tools to help the development of cooperation and participation in urban processes.

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Farm Cultural Park – Favara

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February, 02 2016

Farm Cultural Park http://www.farm-culturalpark.com The story of Favara started in 2010 when notary Andrea Bartoli and his lawyer wife Florinda Saieva decided to move from Paris and restart their life in their native region,

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V troje – Ljubljana

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February, 02 2016

V troje  – Threesome   The formal encounter of the future partners This bottom up initiative started in a formal way. 30 young professionals were invited by the British Council Slovenia (an institution promoting cultural relations,

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Skupaj na ploščad! – Ljubljana

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February, 02 2016

Skupaj na ploščad!  – Together to the Platform!   Bratovževa ploščad is one of numerous sleeping neighbourhoods of Ljubljana that lack its own local life and identity. Even if extensive paved and green open spaces are provided in the neighbourhood they are desolate and not used.

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TOUS CHAMPIONS – Saint-Etienne

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February, 02 2016

TOUS CHAMPIONS ! – Everybody is a champion !   Tous Champions! Was born from a bigger, international initiative: People Olympics. People Olympics: 10.000s strong teams competing for their city WellBeing,

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Open Your Space

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February, 02 2016

Human Cities Network has successfully expanded. Human Cities partner Davide Fassi PhD, Associate professor at the Design Department of Politecnico di Milano collaborated recently on the Collateral Exhibitions of the 2015 Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of UrbanismArchitecture.

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Velenje pilot project – Velenje

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February, 02 2016

Velenje pilot project – ReNewTown, New Post-Socialist city: competitive and attractive http://www.renewtown.eu/renovation-velenje.html Velenje was once a small village in the north-east of Slovenia. After the Second World War, during the socialist regime of Tito,

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Atelier Toboggan – Saint-Etienne

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February, 02 2016

Atelier Toboggan – Urban Street Slide Workshop Introduced by the Captain Ludd designers, this participative workshop of manufacturing a “urban street slide workshop” aimed at creating a moment of meeting around a do-it-yourself activity with the the Crêt-de-Roch inhabitants.

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Non Riservato – Milan

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February, 02 2016

Non Riservato http://www.nonriservato.net The concept of Non Riservato has born in 2011, when Ex-Voto organized a series of meetings related to sharing culture and social regeneration. They wanted to offer an entertaining and sustainable way out of social isolation and frustration.

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NIL28 – Milan

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February, 02 2016

NIL28 https://it-it.facebook.com/pages/NIL28/110273269049272 NIL28 was founded in 2011 by a number of creative professionals and studios sharing the same neighbourhood and willing to put their expertise to the service of local inhabitants.

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Linnad Kõigile-Tallinn Kõigile – Tallinn

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February, 02 2016

Linnad Kõigile-Tallinn Kõigile – Cities for All – Tallin for All The participants have three goals: — To make Tallinn a more accessible and comfortable destination and to improve it as a place to live by opening the city to more of its residents: people like the elderly,

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The Walled Garden – London

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February, 02 2016

The Walled Garden The Walled Garden story started for Clear Village in 2011, when Clear Village founder Thomas Ermacora visited the site and was struck by its potential. At the time the garden had been derelict for many years,

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THINKtent Beograd Human City – Belgrade

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February, 02 2016

THINKtent Beograd Human City – THINKtent Belgrade Human City THINKtent Beograd Human City aims to offer the people of Belgrade an intimate, beautiful and safe space for them to come together for conversation and reflection.

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Mjehur Na Mrezi – MNM – Belgrade

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February, 02 2016

Mjehur Na Mrezi – MNM – The Blop on the Net BON https://www.mixcloud.com/MjehurNaMre%C5%BEi/ Mjehur Na Mrezi currently operates as podcast, produced and distributed weekly. Content is distributed and promoted only through social networks / MixCloud,

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«Les vieux beaux» – Saint-Etienne

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February, 01 2016

«Les vieux beaux» Where are the old municipal furniture elements ? Abraded, damaged or broked, they remain an excellent material. By repairing and transforming them, the ETC Collective create new objects,

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La Cartonnerie – Saint-Etienne

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February, 01 2016

La Cartonnerie http://carton-plein.org/ CARTON PLEIN association was formed at the instigation of EPASE in October 2010, around the conception by episode of temporary and experimental public space of 2000m2 : La Cartonnerie.

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Chez Albert – Marseille

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February, 01 2016

Chez Albert Chez Albert project is carried out on a proposal of La Semeuse in the context of a residence at the Laboratoires d’ Aubervilliers. Key actors Main promoters: – Yes We Camp was born during the Camping Marseille 2013 project (an artistic and alternative project of ephemeral base camp that was built in 2013 […]