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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A collaborative art project all around Novi Sad giving young artists a chance to improve in their field by working with their peers.

Aims

Citizen Engagement / Community activation / Knowledge Exchange / Knowledge Production / Neighbourhood Activation / Skill exchange

Art Kvart - Start!

Novi Sad, RS Workshops Alternative Pedagogy

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

Aims

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

Ćakula

Rijeka, HR Action

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Filling urban voids through participatory construction workshops

Aims

Community Empowerment

Micro-scale urban regeneration

Aveiro, PT Action

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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

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Want to discover your town and help shape a stronger community?

Aims

Citizen Engagement / Community Empowerment / Intercultural exchange / Knowledge Exchange / Space Activation

Der Backgammon Platz

Ahlen, DE Games

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Open-air cinema for social cohesion

Aims

Citizen Engagement / Inclusion of Marginalised / Intercultural exchange / Intergenerational Understanding / Neighbourhood Activation / Neighbourhood Solidarity / Space Activation

Urban Cinema

Brussels, BE Screening