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 ⛵️🌊
#actorsonthemove #abandonedspaces #rijeka2020 #urbanchange #citymakers #publicspaces #placemaking #tacticalurbanism

What does an urban healing grid look like? #TeamTimisoara is exploring the concept in the The Healing Grid Workshops, a pilot project of their newly created Resilience Lab Timisoara. For two weeks, urban planners, IT specialists, landscape designers, engineers, geographers, academics and citizens are working on solutions for expanding the green infrastructure of the city. With workshops on spatial analysis, 3D mapping, a landscape study and a tactical intervention, they want to transform Timisoara’s grid of drainage channels into a blue-green network with landscaping, ecological, recreational and health promoting values. ⠀

#urbanhealers #UrbanResilience #BlueGreenCorridors #StormWaterManagement #resiliencelabtimisoara #tacticalurbanism #resilientcities

Call for Applications: Deadline extended – Apply until September 29, 2019.