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Shape your city, share your city! Even the smallest actions can lead to big changes. Becoming engaged and connected with others through sharing makes a difference to cities. Shared Cities activates people to create a momentum with the ultimate goal to improve the quality of city life!

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RETHINKING ICONIC RUINS

Iconic Ruins are high quality architecture that lost their ideological and programmatic meaning, and have become a modern-day ruin. What are the biggest challenges you face when dealing with these buildings? And what are the most distinguishing features, and opportunities for the Iconic Ruins? Find the answer in the interview with Vít Halada from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Bratislava Permanent link

VŠVU: Iconic Ruins / Strategies

What is the future of Iconic Ruins? After the transition to democracy, these buildings have slipped out of public and political interest. Under the scope of 'Shared Cities: Creative Momentum' architects and students conducted research into the re-use of these abandoned buildings. Download the publication 'Iconic Ruins / Strategies' to get the latest information on their studies. Available now!

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Csepel Works – Weekend of Open Factories

Organized by the Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Center (KÉK), buildings in the Csepel Works plant in Budapest will open for the last weekend of June (29-30 June) to offer a unique chance for exploring the exciting present of the almost 240 hectares site and its unmatched industrial heritage.

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SHARE YOUR HEART. SHARE YOUR CITY. RESIDENCY #4

This residency was the fourth in a series of four curatorial-practice-oriented programmes: three workshops (publications, data, exhibitions) and one residency organised by the Curatorial Lab of Shared Cities: Creative Momentum. They explored innovative approaches to the sharing of knowledge in architecture, design and urban planning.

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Katowice: Data for Culture

How to investigate events in the data (overload) culture? Do we need new tools and methods for this? For a dozen or so months, a group of city researchers, designers, programmers and data scientists explored the cultural ecosystem of Katowice. Take a look at he outcomes of the study of Katowice’s cultural ecosystem!

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Shared Cities at Prague Museum Night 2019

08|06|2019, PRAGUE: Photo Reportage

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RÁKOCZI SQUARE – DEVELOPING A NEIGHBOURHOOD

Where did the idea to transform the Rákóczi neighbourhood come from? What kind of problems do people in the Rákóczi neighbourhood face? Find the answer in the interview with Ádám Kobrizsa from Mindspace in Budapest, Hungary.

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SHARED CITIES: THE FINALE

02-03|10|2019, PRAGUE – Shared Cities: Creative Momentum will culminate in Shared Cities: The Finale. Taking place in the Archa Theatre and the Center for Architecture and Metropolitan Planning (CAMP) in Prague, it will showcase the results of four years of collaborative work of 11 partners across Central and Eastern Europe.

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Shared Cities Ideas Yard: European support of cultural projects

17|04|2019, PRAGUE: Photo-Reportage

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DATA FOR CULTURE

What were the main features and biggest challenges for Katowice? How did the use of field data help address some of these problems during the four years of the Shared Cities project? Find the answer in the interview with Karol Piekarski from Katowice Miasto Ogrodów, Poland.

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Shared Cities Ideas Yard: ICONIC RUINS?

17|04|2019, PRAGUE: Photo-Reportage

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Shared Cities Ideas Yard: Edit-a-thon

30|03|2019, PRAGUE: Photo-Reportage

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Shared Cities: Creative Momentum at BINA 2019

We are inviting you to the Shared Cities section of BINA 2019 festival in Belgrade

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New Cooperatives – Looking Back, Looking West

Activists who are trying to revive the spirit of cooperativism in Central Europe operate in a unique context, created by the convergence of the region’s turbulent history and an influx of ideas from the West

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