Reflection / 15. July 2021

Hybrid Workshop: Curfew Urbanism

In a workshop blending offline field work and online prototyping, we tried to design tools for the new abnormal. | ›

Review / 4. February 2021

Dressing-Up the City Void (2014-2021)

Initiated in 2014, the project Vivacidade sought to revive forgotten corners in Aveiro, Portugal, and created a new public square: Largo de São Sebastião. We revisited the project and looked at how it has developed over the years since. | ›

Essay / 7. January 2021

Naš List: Localised urban practices in the times of multiple uncertainty

Among many things, the 2020 CTB Lab in Rijeka, produced a local newspaper called Nas List that is meant to connect the neighbourhood and strengthen local identity. Here, you can read a commentary from the newspaper written by CTB’s Miodrag Kuč. | ›

Reflection / 21. December 2020

Two decades of activism on the Cuvrybrache Part II

Once Berlin's most famous empty lot, we reflect on its history and legacy as a beacon of activism for bottom-up urban development. What remains after an ultimately unsuccessful struggle for self-determination and what is the point of protest in a city which is increasingly unresponsive to its citizens demands? | ›

Reflection / 9. December 2020

Two decades of activism on the Cuvrybrache Part I

Once Berlin's most famous empty lot, we reflect on its history and legacy as a beacon of activism for bottom-up urban development. What remains after an ultimately unsuccessful struggle for self-determination and what is the point of protest in a city which is increasingly unresponsive to its citizens demands? | ›

Reflection / CityToolbox

MO Hartera: Activating a Community

How do you find and engage communities to support you in the realisation of your plans? Short answer: listen closely and don’t have too many. The Hartera team and I reflect on the importance of communication, flexibility and local identity, and look ahead how the project can pave the road for a lasting improvement of a long-neglected quarter. | ›

Reflection / CityToolbox

Rijeka ECoC2020 / rediscovering own city post-COVID

The unusual situation we have all been facing since the beginning of 2020 has opened up many unexpected opportunities in cities around the world. The great change has been noticed in public spaces, as they have become less occupied, almost empty. In particular, the streets that are normally crowded with cars have become more accessible to different user groups. | ›

Review / CityToolbox

Reviving Koroska street (2014-2020)

How to bring the historic road, which was overloaded with traffic, back to life was the main concern about Koroska Street in Maribor, Slovenia. Using various approaches and tools, the case of its gradual urban transformation will be shortly elaborated. | ›