Citizen-led movements are flourishing in European cities. At home, they practice collaboration face-to-face. Together as a network, they want nothing short of global systems change.
Out now: Actors of Urban Change Magazine Nature, community, spaces: The future of European cities
Read insights from the 10 Actors of Urban Change projects that just completed the program, and how they are shaping the future of their neighborhoods across Europe.
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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Floating University Berlin “Making a place emerge out of a dump”
From May to September, students and practitioners built an inner city offshore laboratory for collective, experimental learning on an old concrete rainwater basin in Berlin. Now, they are trying to create a long-term vision around the temporary structures.
CityToolbox Lab Athens Co-creating and bringing life to a renovated market hall
A team of urban changemakers from seven European cities goes to Athens to help local social innovators develop new formats for the newly regenerated Kypseli Municipal Market.