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. | ›

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. | ›

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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

Parliamentary sessions of a local council in-the-making.

Aims

Buidling Identity / Community activation / Knowledge Production / Political Critique / Space Activation

Ćakula

Rijeka, HR Action

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

Let's open the private up to the public. The Open Living Room is a community project offering a free space for knowledge exchange, cultural events and organization of community activities. From neighbours. For neigbours. Without shoes.

Aims

Buidling Identity / Citizen Engagement / Community activation / Community Empowerment / Connecting Rural and Urban life / Inclusion of Marginalised / Innovation of Heritage / Instant Prototyping / Intergenerational Understanding / Knowledge Exchange / Neighbourhood Activation / Neighbourhood Solidarity / Skill exchange / Social cohesion / Unterstanding local Identity

Open Living Room

Berlin, DE Neighbourhood Platform Workshops

About the tool

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

About the tool

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

About the tool

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

About the tool

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

Aims

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

Dine with the locals

Athens, GR Action