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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The Shared Cities Atlas applies the new, global ‘sharing paradigm’ in architecture and public sphere to a site-specific situation in seven cities in Central Europe. Mapping current practices of sharing and new fields of action in case studies, it contextualizes the phenomenon in research papers, data, and photography.

The ideas of a ‘right to the city’, of common resources, or ‘the urban commons’ all of which are in vogue in contemporary architectural discourse illustrate the paradigm shift towards a sharing perspective. In ‘sharing cities’ the emphasis lies in the right to remake the cities as a form of urban social contract with a specific creative or critical agenda. The Atlas presents creative forms of sharing driven by idealistic positions and collective actions – new approaches to sharing of spaces and architecture, experience and knowledge, data, or collective histories.

The launch of the Shared Cities Atlas will be part of Shared Cities: The Finale.

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Shared Cities Atlas
Post-Socialist Cities and Active Citizenship in Central Europe

Helena Doudova (ed.), contributions by David Crowley, Elke Krasny Peter Mortenbock and Helge Mooshammer | design: Joost Grootens | photography: Olja Triaska Stefanovic | published by nai010 publishers

 

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