SHARING GOALS AND IDENTIFYING WITH A PLACE CREATES A COMMUNITY

ZK/U has initiated a debate on urban furniture and outdoor advertising in Berlin where it’s based. How do the artists from ZK/U get people involved in caring about urban furniture? And have new concepts of urban sharing developed in Berlin? Find the answers in the interview with Matthias Einhoff, co-founder and artistic director of ZK/U and Miodrag Kuč, artist and urban theorist at ZK/U, Berlin, Germany.

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Budapest – Space Sensation

Take your time to see your city with different eyes, as Mindspace did with their project “Space Sensation”.

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Virtual Ritual

Somewhere between documentary and performance, Virtual Ritual takes its spectators on a journey through a parallel universe of online video games. Virtual cities offer their users temporary playgrounds where the players can enjoy themselves without the constraints of physical reality.

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SHARING IN POST-COMMUNIST CITIES: THE PAST, THE PRESENT AND THE FUTURE

The three international issues of Magazyn Miasta - the Cities Magazine are capturing the development of sharing in Central and Eastern European cities. What is the driving force behind urban sharing? How will the concept of sharing affect our everyday life in the future? Find the answer in the interview with Marta Żakowska, the editor from Magazyn Miasta, Warsaw, Poland.

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Shared Cities Atlas

Post-Socialist Cities and Active Citizenship in Central Europe - New forms of active citizenship - With seven post-communistic cities including Berlin - Sharing as a strategy for a better city

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Prague – Library of Things

What if you didn’t own all those items, but would just borrow them? The Goethe-Institut asked this question and established the first “Library of Things” in the Czech Republic.

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Budapest – Csepel Works

Sometimes it helps to take a look from above like the Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Center – KEK did, by modeling real-time scenarios for the factory site “Csepel Works”.

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Magazyn Miasta: Cities Magazine vol.3 #ONLINE

How and what will we share in the cities of Central Europe? Get the third issue of the Magazyn Miasta: Cities Magazin to find out more. You can download it now!

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Berlin – Hacking Urban Furniture

What about repurposing urban furniture for the public good and using them in more playful ways, like Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik did with “Hacking Urban Furniture”.

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BELGRADE’S CITIZENS REVIVE THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH THEIR CITY

A group of three young mothers initiated the change of public space. How did they manage to develop the Plato, a housing estate courtyard in Belgrade’s central district Vračar, into a lively urban hub? And do people feel more responsible for their surroundings now? Find the answers in the interview with Tatjana Vukosavljević from Association of Belgrade Architects, Belgrade, Serbia.

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