Give freely a book

In Baltimore (city in the U.S. state of Maryland), books become commons. This is the purpose pursued by Mr. Wattenberg, a former bartender who has wanted to create a system for distributing books freely  to Baltimore’s people since1999. This project, named “The Book Thing”, was enlarged through the pillar of a board of neighborhood volunteers that […]

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Town hall of commons

The experience of citizens for the redevelopment of a space in the city. Pisa, Via Montelungo, where once stood the Tuscan paint factory, was a space left to total social decay. Citizens have put a stop to all this, so is born the experience of the town hall of commons. One way to back to […]

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Rete di Reti: a network to the networks

A networking area has been created for sharing and improving innovative projects. “Rete di Reti” or “The Network to the networks” is a new project created by different associations and foundations that aims to share knowledge, competences and experiences in order to develop innovation and learning activities and to create structured projects for Italy. The […]

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Pass the hat against baby gang

It’s happening in Naples. The “Fondazione di Comunità del centro storico” of Naples, and famous pizzerias in the historic center, organized an initiative to make aware citizen about baby gang. The “Pizza e pò mò dono”, this is the project’s name, is based on fundraising. Pizzerias who participate, as la Casa della Pizza di Gino […]

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Rosarno: together for change

  Rosarno, in Calabria, has been protagonist of a collective action by citizens. During the Festival of Urban Regeneration organized by the “A di Città”, in its second edition, a group of about fifty people formed by architects, students, artists, activists decides to join with population to sow the change. The chosen area to start […]

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ReinventAda: esempio di amministrazione condivisa

Il tempio di flora è stato ripulito Il meraviglioso Tempio settecentesco è stato oggetto di un’operazione di riqualificazione; niente più cartacce e rifiuti nel suo perimetro e le scritte che imbrattavano i suoi muri sono quasi tutte scomparse. Il risultato si deve alla collaborazione tra soggetti provenienti da vari ambiti sociali. Infatti, cittadini, amministrazioni e […]

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“ReinventADA”: LabGov si prende cura di Villa Ada

Ci sporchiamo le mani per rigenerare il Tempio di Flora Venerdì 25 ottobre 2013, a Roma dalle ore 9.00 alle ore 14.00, avrà luogo il primo “ReinventAda”, una serie di eventi di rigenerazione condivisa di Villa Ada, organizzato dal gruppo LabGov – Laboratorio per la Governance dei Beni Comuni (nato dalla collaborazione fra l’Università LUISS Guido Carli e Labsus) che ha […]

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