Interview with Professor Iaione on Urgent Cities

In this video, originally published by Urgent Cities, LabGov’s coordinator Professor Christian Iaione speaks about the importance of maintaining the diversity that characterizes the urban ecosystem and protecting the urban dwellers from experiencing what the sociologist Saskia Sassen defines as expulsion[1] from the city. One way to avoid phenomenons of expulsion is through a better use of urban assets, especially those that […]

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Interview with Christian Iaione: Developing the Co-City Protocol

In this interview, conducted in Trento in February 2016 by Urban Next, Professor Christian Iaione speaks about the importance of developing a scientific and methodological protocol allowing for the creation of Co-Cities, based on the idea of the city as a commons. The video originally appeared on Urban Next’s official website. A Co-City is characterized […]

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Cooperatives, 8 feasibility studies for innovative projects

The Italian Ministry for Economic Development financed and published 8 feasibility studies related to “cooperative di comunità” (community cooperatives) in order to promote innovative projects and networks among cooperatives, enhancing a more innovative form of collaboration between public sector and cooperative system. The initiative is conducted within the national program of development and promotion of […]

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The Forum PA Annual Report 2016

Today Rome is hosting the launch of the second edition of the FPA Annual Report. The presentation of the report is going to be held by Gianni Dominici and Carlo Mochi Sismondi, respectively General Director and President of FPA, together with Mauro Bonaretti, cabinet secretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, and Christian Iaione, co-founder of LabGov and […]

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Spunti per una ri-costruzione

Questo articolo è stato pubblicato il 13 Dicembre 2016 dal Giornale delle Fondazioni, ed è disponibile qui nella sua versione originale. Dopo uno sguardo alla situazione post-sisma in Umbria con «Scosse di comunità. Per una ri-costruzione», alcuni spunti e riflessioni per una fase post-emergenziale costruttiva e rigenerativa, grazie ai contributi di Luca Dal Pozzolo e Christian Iaione. Prospettive […]

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From cities to platforms: the future lies in participatory governance

This week LabGov recommends “The city as a Platform: How Digital Networks are Changing Urban Life and Governance” by David Bollier, an insight into the digital challenges our cities are facing. It is the result report of the 24th roundtable on Information Technology, hosted by the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program. Thirty leaders and […]

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The commons of Tuscany: an event to take stock of the #CollaboraToscana Process

  On Friday the 16th of December, the event “La rete dei Beni Comuni Toscani: dalla partecipazione alla collaborazione” will take place in Florence. The event, organized by Tuscany’s Regional Authority for Participation within the framework of the #CollaboraToscana process, will be the occasion to develop a reflection on the experimentations of collaborative practices which […]

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Bologna for Urban Innovation: Presenting the National Operative Plan for Metropolitan Cities

From ideas to choices: Bologna for urban innovation On Thursday the 15th of December, starting at 5 pm, Opificio Golinelli will host the public event “Dalle idee alle scelte: Bologna per l’innovazione urbana”. The event will be the occasion to present the actions and projects that Bologna is developing within the framework of the National Operative Program […]

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Press review: Articles about LabGov and its projects

About LabGov: Nova24, “La città diventa un bene comune” http://nova.ilsole24ore.com/progetti/la-citta-diventa-un-bene-comune/ – December 5th 2016. Case studies: Togo http://nova.ilsole24ore.com/progetti/spazio-di-democrazia-tecnologica/, Amsterdam http://nova.ilsole24ore.com/progetti/il-movimento-dei-city-makers/ Bologna http://nova.ilsole24ore.com/progetti/bologna-rammenda-i-quartieri/ Agenda Digitale, “LUISS LabGov: Trasformiamo le città in CO-città” – November 30th 2016 http://www.agendadigitale.eu/smart-cities-communities/luiss-labgov-trasformiamo-le-citta-in-co-citta_2362.htm New Europe – Cities in Transition, (and New Amsterdam magazine n.10, not yet published) Who owns the city? We own […]

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Press review: Interviews released

Večernji list (Croatia), “Gradovi moraju svojim stanovnicima osigurati udio vlasništva u tvrtkama”, April 1st 2017  http://www.vecernji.hr/gospodarstvo/gradovi-moraju-svojim-stanovnicima-osigurati-udio-vlasnistva-u-tvrtkama-1160167 Il Giornale delle Fondazioni, “Spunti per una ri-costruzione”, December 13th 2016 http://www.ilgiornaledellefondazioni.com/content/spunti-una-ri-costruzione Linkiesta, “Non sarà il referendum a cambiare l’Italia, ma le città e il protagonismo delle piccole comunità”, November 26th 2016, http://www.linkiesta.it/it/article/2016/11/26/non-sara-il-referendum-a-cambiare-litalia-ma-le-citta-e-il-protagonism/32538/  New Europe – Cities in Transition, “The Possibility of […]

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