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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

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

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Letting children play freely with building materials in a public space invites and empowers them to participate in the creation of the urban landscape.

Aims

Buidling Identity / Inclusion of Marginalised / Instant Prototyping / Neighbourhood Activation / Space Activation

Guldängen Bygglekplats - adventure and building playground

Malmö, SE Alternative Pedagogy

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Dictionary of the Local Council of Hartera

Aims

Buidling Identity / Community Empowerment / Innovation of Heritage / Neighbourhood Activation / Space Activation

Kvarterski rječnik

Rijeka, HR Installation

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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

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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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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

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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 museum of the everyday: displaying personal objects and sharing local narratives

Aims

Innovation of Heritage / Knowledge Exchange / Neighbourhood Activation / Space Activation / Unterstanding local Identity

Chitpur Local Pop-up Museum

Chitpur, IN Neighbourhood Platform