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CityToolBox is a learning platform encouraging young people to take action in the city. It provides them with the practical ‘know-how’ to become the protagonists in transforming the city.

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TOOLS

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A dinner where we share food, concerns and ideas about our neighbourhood!

Aims

Community activation / Inclusion of Marginalised / Neighborhood Activation / Social cohesion

Dine with the locals!

Athens, GR Action

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Combining open air independent cinema with food, cooked by local cooks and volunteers. Cinematic-gastronomic experience bridging diverse local communities.

Aims

Community activation / Space Activation

Speisekino / Food & Footage

Berlin, DE Screening

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Museum of everyday object to collect and share local narratives.

Aims

Innovation of Heritage / Knowledge Exchange / Neighborhood Activation / Space Activation / Unterstanding local Identity

Chitpur Local Pop-up Museum

Kolkata, IN Neighborhood Platform

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A creative and dynamic dialogue about city’s challenges, between citizens and local stakeholders with designers and researchers!

Aims

Community Empowerment

imagine the city

Chalkida, GR Exhibition

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Reviving the historic town centre through culture, public involvement and placemaking. The Living Courtyards become places for socio-cultural exchange and a melting pot for creative ideas.

Aims

Community activation / Heritage awareness

The Living Courtyards

Maribor, SI Action

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Turning the popular format of ‘public viewing’ of sports into an educational and community-building event.

Aims

Community activation / Space Activation / Political Critique

Fußballaballa

Berlin, DE Screening

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Guided walking tours used for an in-depth exploration of the urban environment.

Aims

Heritage awareness

Keep on walkin'

Zagreb, HR Tours

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Light art installations are used to showcase the potential of neglected urban spots and encourage artistic, performing, participatory interventions.

Aims

Community activation

LIGHT IT UP!

Zagreb, HR Installation

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Urban voids co-design & co-built regeneration

Aims

Community Empowerment

Micro-scale urban regeneration

Aveiro, PT Action

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Running a RISO printing space as an semi-open workshop that the bigger community can be part of.

Aims

Community activation

Penthaus für schöne Formate

Berlin, DE Workshops

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Art Spin Berlin is a community based, interactive bike and art tour of creative venues, art performances and site-specific installations throughout various Berlin neighborhoods.

Aims

Community activation / Neighbourhood Solidarity / Space Activation / Sustainable Mobility

Art Spin Berlin

Berlin, DE Festival

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'City Twinning' has traditionally been used to highlight the cultural and economic achievements of the official city. By twinning wastelands new sets of users, citizens and non-citizens are reflected in the cities overall ecology.

Aims

Ecological Awareness / Knowledge Exchange / Neighbourhood Solidarity

Wasteland Twinning

Nottingham, GB Neighborhood Platform

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Museum helps to incorporate controversial modernist heritage into individual myths and build up common agonistic identity.

Aims

Community activation / Heritage awareness / Neighbourhood Solidarity

Museum of Housing Estates

Lublin, PL Archive

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Monthly summer-market connects the neighbourhood and provides a platform for local goods and handcrafted items.

Aims

Community Empowerment / Neighborhood Activation

Gütermarkt

Berlin, DE Market

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Walking stories of the citizens of Lublin. Extraordinary tours around different districts, guided by the citizens. The tours are based on personal experiences of using the city, sentimental maps and situations where historical contexts effected everyday routines.

Aims

Innovation of Heritage

Stroller

Lublin, PL Tours