CTB Journal

Fussballaballa in Kassel @ documenta 15

For the first time, Fussballaballa left its Berlin-Moabit home for Kassel for this years Euro 2020. The weekend of the quarterfinals was the beginning to an alternative public viewing experience, providing critical perspectives on football and bringing together communities. | ›

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Hybrid Workshop: Curfew Urbanism

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

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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. | ›

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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. | ›

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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? | ›

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About the tool

Like a library but you can borrow everything from tools, camping & sport gear to kitchen appliances and party stuff... Sharing is caring! The earth thanks you for saving her natural ressources and bringing your community together.

Aims

Buidling Identity / Citizen Engagement / Community activation / Community Empowerment / Connecting Rural and Urban life / Ecological Awareness / Inclusion of Marginalised / Instant Prototyping / Intergenerational Understanding / Knowledge Exchange / Neighbourhood Activation / Neighbourhood Solidarity / Political Critique / Rethinking Modernist Housing / Skill exchange / Social cohesion

La Manivelle - Sharing Library of Things

Geneva, CH Neighbourhood Platform

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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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Incorporating controversial modernist heritage into individual myths to build up a common, agonistic identity

Aims

Community activation / Heritage awareness / Neighbourhood Solidarity

Museum of Housing Estates

Lublin, PL Archive

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Urban change by bike: Art Spin is a community-based, interactive bicycle art tour

Aims

Community activation / Neighbourhood Solidarity / Space Activation / Sustainable Mobility

Art Spin

Berlin, DE Festival

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Light up your city with light art interventions in neglected urban spaces

Aims

Community activation

LIGHT IT UP!

Zagreb, HR Installation

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Extrordinary tours, extraordinary stories, extraordinary citizens: a personal guide to the city

Aims

Innovation of Heritage

Stroller

Lublin, PL Tours

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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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A playground for DIY instrument-building and music-making

Aims

Community Empowerment / Ecological Awareness / Knowledge Exchange / Neighbourhood Activation / Social cohesion

Festival For Self-Built Music

Berlin, DE Festival Installation Workshops

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An exercise in empathy: Estate Collage teaches children to view their estate through the eyes of its marginalized inhabitants

Aims

Community Empowerment / Ecological Awareness / Heritage awareness / Inclusion of Marginalised / Innovation of Heritage / Intergenerational Understanding / Rethinking Modernist Housing / Unterstanding local Identity

Estate Collage

Lublin, PL Alternative Pedagogy Workshops