Data for Culture Report I

How does public transport influence what kind of people attend cultural events? What does Facebook reveal to event managers? What are the best tools to find out more about event goers?

For about a year our Shared Cities colleagues in Medialab Katowice were busy crunching vast amounts of big data and conducting thousands of interviews about the cultural ecosystem of Katowice…

… then they turned their impressive knowledge into exciting visualizations. Check them out on the Data for Culture website!

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From Privatisation to Community Use

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Time for Us!

The idea of sharing more power over the cities with their residents is here to stay. The experiment with Polish urban politics has shown the extent to which it possible and the elasticity of its implementation

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High-Rise Revitalised

How will high-rise housing estates transform in Prague, Bratislava and Warsaw – cities where demand on the real estate market still overweighs supply, which means that even houses made of precast concrete enjoy unwavering popularity?

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