Are our communities becoming more conscious? “Cities have become the last hope to tackle issues that are otherwise too broad and complex to deal with: from climate change to inequality, they are rising as hubs of hope in the turbulent era we live in.” Our friends from the awesome @ouishare collective shared with us some examples of European cities pushing this “growing movement that is leveraging the power of community, networks and participation to work on systemic challenges.” Read the story on our website (link in bio!)
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#urbanchange #actorsofurbanchange #urbanism #placemaking #citiesforpeople #citymakers #changemakers #greencities #citychangers #wemakethecity #sustainablecities #stadtfueralle #righttothecity #europe #eurocities #smartcities #cocreation #cities #activecitizens #activecitizenship #ouishare #powertothepeople #citizensunited

When actors of urban change visit each other and then magic happens… 😍⠀
Paco’s Pop-Up Café was a spontaneous street placemaking experiment as Paco & Oscar from #TeamValencia visited @nabolagshager and #TeamOslo on a lovely late summer day. The free café was set up in front of a school and was a big hit with passers-by, with delicious Mexican food, games, and good stories from neighbors, teachers and students. So glad our program brought them together and the synergies continue beyond their original projects! ✨⠀
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#urbanchange #actorsofurbanchange #urbanism #placemaking #citiesforpeople #citymakers #changemakers #greencities #citychangers #wemakethecity #sustainablecities #stadtfueralle #righttothecity #europe #eurocities #smartcities #cocreation #cities #activecitizens #activecitizenship #citytoolbox #mitost #robertboschstiftung #oslo #valencia #streetfood

Watch out! Something’s cooking in the Actors kitchen… 🤩⠀ We’re getting ready to launch the next call for applications very soon! Make sure you don’t miss it — sign up right now on our website (link in bio) to receive it in your inbox as soon as it’s out! 🔥
Photo by @panosgeorgiou
#urbanchange #actorsofurbanchange #citymakers #urbanists #urbanism #changemakers #citiestothepeople

An intense 18-month journey has come to an end! ✨ Thank you @halllohalllohalllo and @kraftwerk_bille for being such fantastic hosts of our final meeting 🔥and thank you to our guests and experts from Hamburg and beyond for joining us to think and talk about new ways of working together to make our cities better places. 👩🏻‍🎨👨🏽‍🏫👩🏽‍🌾👨🏽‍🍳👷🏼‍♀️
Last but not least, thank you Actors of Urban Change for co-creating such a beautiful community. This chapter ended, but the adventure continues! 💛
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Photos by @panosgeorgiou
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#urbanchange #actorsofurbanchange #urbanism #placemaking #changemakers #citymakers #wemakethecity #citiesforpeople

Walking the streets and green corridors of East Hamburg on a beautiful spring day… experiencing the city with all of our senses. 🙈👂🏽👃🏾
Thank you @halllohalllohalllo for guiding us and @panosgeorgiou for the photos!

#urbanchange #citymakers #placemaking #publicspaces #citiesforpeople #greencities #Hamburg #walkability #greencorridors #urbanplanning

Last week, #TeamChisinau inaugurated #CasaMicle, a pavillion and meeting space where people can learn more about their vision to turn Veronica Micle Street into a pedestrian zone. 🏃🏼‍♀️🏃🏽‍♂️🚶🏻‍♂️🚶🏾‍♀️
During the Sidewalk Forum, Architects, experts in urbanism and civic activists participated expressing their own ideas and views regarding pedestrian streets and public spaces. The adults, alongside with children, valued this amazing opportunity to have, at least for a day, the street as a pedestrian space. They played on it, engaged in long walks and conversations and drew with colored chalk on asphalt. .
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#placemaking #urbanchange #mobility #citiesforpeople #greencities #walkability #actorsofurbanchange #chisinau #publicplaces #urbanplanning

Looking for more in-depth information on our program? Follow the hashtag #Publications to view and download our reports!

Yesterday, we explored the port city of Rijeka and learned from @rijeka2020 and @deltalab_rijeka about an area called “Sweet and Salt” where the river meets the sea, an industrial area with many abandoned spaces that they are now reclaiming for the local community. One of their plans is to restore access for residents to the seaside and riverside for swimming, leisure and more — through simple and cheap interventions, using mostly what is already there. Here are some impressions of the day by the best ever @panosgeorgiou ⛵️🌊
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#actorsonthemove #abandonedspaces #rijeka2020 #urbanchange #citymakers #publicspaces #placemaking #tacticalurbanism

Oh what a ride! 🚞🚞🚞
Rolling through beautiful forests, villages, and mountains all the way to the sea from Zagreb to Rijeka would have already been enough. But we did it Actors style: had a wagon just for us and took the time to reconnect, reflect and find out what all the teams have been up to in the past few months. All with a good dose of humor. What a great bunch of people! 🤩🙌
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#actorsonthemove #urbanchange #citymakers #ActorsAcademy

How to turn #foodwaste into (social) energy in a super dense urban environment? Exploring new ways of consuming and producing in London’s East during a last supper with @rurban_poplar_london, @poplar.harca, @publicworks_uk and #quantumwaste at their anaerobic digester in the midst of #Poplar.
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Thanks to #TeamLondon for hosting our Actors and to @publicworks_uk for the awesome pictures!
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#actorsonthemove #circulareconomy #urbanchange #wastereduction #urbanintervention #London #citymakers

It emerged out of nothing last May, and returned to nothing in September. Now, Berlin’s @floatinguniversity is trying to find ways to keep this inner-city offshore laboratory for collective, experimental learning alive. Actor of Urban Change Dorothee Halbrock from @halllohalllohalllo and #TeamHamburg was dean of Floating University’s open programs. She shared with us her impressions of the summer as well as the project’s outlook for the future. Read her story on our website – link in bio! ⠀
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