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Garage Moderne – Bordeaux

— February, 01 2016

Garage moderne – Modern garage Le Garage Moderne has been one of the first solidarity-based garages in France. From 1990 to 2010 motorists have spent between 4500 and 5500 euros per year.

Lisää kaupunkia Helsinkiin – Helsinki

— February, 01 2016

Lisää kaupunkia Helsinkiin – More city to Helsinki http://www.sarela.fi/english In 2009 Mikko Särelä started a group on Facebook called Lisää kaupunkia Helsinkiin. The aim was to create an easily approachable forum for people with the same interest,

Haringey Warehouse Community – London

— February, 01 2016

Haringey Warehouse Community http://haringeyarts.co.uk/ The “project” is more like a range of initiatives to develop a deeper sense of community and solidarity among warehouse residents. Haringey Arts, a resident-led organisation, is the “spider in the web” of these initiatives.

Canning Town Caravanserai – London

— February, 01 2016

Canning Town Caravanserai http://caravanserai.org.uk/ The on-site facilities of the Caravanserai were built over two years, with more than 50 volunteer trainees working alongside experienced tradespeople. Everything was constructed without prefabricated systems.

Linnaruumiprojekt – Tallinn

— February, 01 2016

Linnaruumiprojekt – Urban project http://www.jazzkaar.ee The initiative started in 2010 as a try-out for 2011 when Tallinn was the cultural capital of Europe. It has gradually grown every year and is a very strong part of Jazzkaar festival.

TEEME ÄRA! – Estonia

— February, 01 2016

TEEME ÄRA! – Let’s do it ! www.letsdoitworld.org It’s the day of collective action that has been taking place in different forms all over Estonia since the year 2008. In 2008 people gathered together to clean Estonia from illegal garbage,

Il Mercato della Terra di Milano – Milan

— February, 01 2016

Il Mercato della Terra di Milano- Milan Earth Market http://www.earthmarkets.net/network/milan The Milan Earth Market opened for the first time on Saturday December 12, 2009, in Largo Marinai d’Italia (Zone 4). It was the second Slow Food market in Italy to be held in a major city,

Critical City – Milan

— February, 01 2016

Critical City http://hof.criticalcity.org CriticalCity was established in 2007 thanks to the passion and the efforts of four young friends who had the idea of creating a new type of urban game aiming at transforming the public space trough creative actions run by the citizens.

Wypożycz sobie local – Katowice

— February, 01 2016

Wypożycz sobie local – Rent the Place DIY http://naprawsobiemiasto.eu/ For the first time, the Foundation addressed the issue of empty buildings in 2013, during the realisation of the project Vacant Central Europe: Mapping and recycling empty urban properties.

Ogródki bez granic – Cieszyn

— January, 29 2016

Ogródki bez granic – Garden without borders http://www.laja.pl/fundacja-laja/ In the current society young people are more and more attached to social media communication losing their connections in real life. Also their activity within the field of active citizenship moves to the platform of social media.

Živa dvorišča Maribora (projekt Društvo Hiša) – Maribor

— January, 29 2016

Živa dvorišča Maribora (projekt Društvo Hiša) – Living Courtyards of Maribor (project of society Hisa!/House!) http://www.ziva-dvorisca.si/en In 2012, Maribor was the European Capital of Culture. That is why it was important to promote personal and bottom up initiatives in order to make them bigger.

Knjižnica pod krošnjami – Ljubljana

— January, 29 2016

Knjižnica pod krošnjami – Library Under the treetops http://www.knjiznicapodkrosnjami.si/ Tina Popovic and a friend were waiting for a concert in line in a boring space. They noticed that when you are in a public space there is not that many thing to do.

Les composteurs de quartier – Nantes

— January, 29 2016

Les composteurs de quartier – Neighbourhoods composters Discouraged by the industrial world which was not prepared to change the way of producing and advertising products, the Faltazi design studio started a new project named les Ekovores.

MISSVERSTÄNDNIS – Graz

— January, 29 2016

MISSVERSTÄNDNIS – MISUNDERSTANDING The installations have been developed in the course “Projektarbeit” (Workshop) in the Master’s Programme Exhibition Design. The aim of this lecture is to develop and realise installations in public space.

Zusammensetzung. Mit Abstimmung – Graz

— January, 29 2016

Zusammensetzung. Mit Abstimmung – Formation. Voting included The physical urban space and its mechanisms and tenure are the fundamental starting point of the artistic concept and the interventions of “Zusammensetzung. Mit Abstimmung.”.

Le Marché sur l’eau – Claye-Souily

— January, 29 2016

Le Marché sur l’eau – The Market on water http://www.marchesurleau.com The idea came out after several meetings with the actors in fluvial navigation (boatmen) and market gardeners near Paris, Claire-Emmanuelle Hue decides to use fluvial navigation as a type of shipping and sell local products.

Îlot d’Amaranthes – Lyon

— January, 29 2016

Îlot d’Amaranthes 2003 : Roger Talor gallery, as part of “urban policies” invites the artist Emmanuel Louisgrand to create a temporary garden at the corner of Sebastien Gryphe and Montesquieu street,

VIllage Emmaüs Lescar Pau – Lescar

— January, 29 2016

Lescar Pau Emmaüs Village – Village Emmaüs Lescar Pau http://www.emmaus-lescar-pau.com/ The alternative Lescar-Pau Emmaus Village was conceived as a collective adventure, a political project, a occasion to experiment new ways of sharing,

maTIKo – Bilbao

— January, 28 2016

maTIKo Story of the initiative: – Involve citizenship in those actions aimed at improving the urban environment: interventions in the public space. – Training in new ICTs. – Design a methodology and contents that take into account the diverse learning possibilities a city offers for training citizenship in the transformation of their environment Key actors […]

The Urban Incubator: Belgrade

— January, 28 2016

The Urban incubator: Belgrade http://urbanincubator.org The Urban Incubator is a Goethe-Institut ‘project of excellence’, supported by the City of Belgrade and the Municipality of Savski Venac. The Urban Incubator: Belgrade involves more than ten local and international projects from the fields of art,

Sustainable neighbourhood contract “Jardin aux Fleurs / Bloemenhof 2011-2015”

— January, 28 2016

Contrat de Quartier durable Jardin aux Fleurs – Sustainable neighbourhood contract “Jardin aux fleur / Bloemenhof 2011-2015” Under the framework of Jardin aux Fleurs contract, the city commissioned local non-profit organization MAD (Fashion and Design Centre) and Recyclart Art Center to develop new street furniture to the square Jacques Brel involving designers and local residents.

Social Street – Milan

— January, 28 2016

Social Street http://www.socialstreet.it The idea of Social Street originates from the experience of the Facebook group ‘Residents in Fondazza street ‘, started in September 2013 in the city of Bologna. A resident in Fondazza Street,

Casa Neutral – Sassi di Matera

— January, 28 2016

Casa Neutral http://www.benetural.com Casa Netural originated in 2012 thanks to the effort of its founders: the young couple Andrea Paoletti and Mariella Stella. Andrea is a young architect who travelled all around the world designing co-working spaces and Mariella is public servant with a strong interest for social innovation and place development.