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? | ›

CTB Journal

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. | ›

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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