CTB Journal

Hybrid Workshop: Curfew Urbanism

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

CTB Journal

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. | ›

CTB Journal

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. | ›

CTB Journal

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? | ›

CTB Journal

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? | ›

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About the tool

Jugaadopolis is a social innovation initiative sited at the intersection of heritage conservation, education and sustainable development

Aims

Buidling Identity / Citizen Engagement / Community activation / Community Empowerment / Ecological Awareness / Heritage awareness / Innovation of Heritage / Intercultural exchange / Intergenerational Understanding / Knowledge Exchange / Neighbourhood Activation / Skill exchange / Social cohesion / Space Activation / Unterstanding local Identity

Jugaadopolis

Pan India, IN Alternative Pedagogy Exhibition Festival Hackathon Installation Neighbourhood Platform

About the tool

A 3-week educational design and build course that created a tangible social impact in the neighbourhoods around Porto.

Aims

Buidling Identity / Community Empowerment / Knowledge Exchange / Rethinking Modernist Housing / Skill exchange

Practice & Theory of Sustainable Architecture

Porto, PT Workshops

About the tool

What would happen if old furniture could be repurposed to give life to an abandoned spot in the city?

Aims

Citizen Engagement / Community activation / Community Empowerment / Neighbourhood Activation

Synoikia Pittaki

Athens, GR Installation

About the tool

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

Aims

Community Empowerment

imagine the city

Chalkida, GR Exhibition

About the tool

The courtyards are alive! Creating places for socio-cultural exchange and a melting pot for creative ideas

Aims

Community activation / Heritage awareness

The Living Courtyards

Maribor, SI Action