Bologna as a Laboratory for Urban Commons? – Urban Change Talk, Berlin

When looking for examples of innovative experiments in urban governance and collaborative practices, many observers are turning to the city of Bologna and to its experience with the Regulation on public collaboration between citizens and the city for the care and regeneration of urban commons and with the legislation “Collaborare è Bologna”. In the last years […]

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Technical meeting for Pilastro project, July 7, Bologna

Pilastro is a development project of the Pilastro area, which is situated in the suburb of Bologna. The aim of this project is to add value to this zone, connecting the shared values of people with the economic needs of the area. Moreover, the Pilastro project is the first attempt to build a collaborative community. Pilastro is […]

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CO-Bologna runs towards new cooperative forms of governance of the commons: a focus on Bolognina site.

Work is continuing on CO-Bologna project, the cooperation agreement between the Municipality of Bologna and Fondazione del Monte of Bologna and Ravenna to deepen and continue in the innovative process and administrative trial started in 2011, aiming to promoting cooperative forms of governance of the commons. On Tuesday, 7th of June, a first workshop took place in […]

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ViCoo – Visioni Cooperative, Legacoop Bologna, 16 May 2016

LabGov with professor Christian Iaione will take part in the ViCoo – Visioni Cooperative conference! On the 16th May prof. Iaione will attend the presentation conference of ViCoo – Visioni Cooperative, the laboratory of ideas created by Legacoop Bologna to introduce new roads towards innovation for communities and territories elaborated with research centers and international […]

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Pilastro is Bologna

What is Pilastro? Pilastro is a development project of Pilastro area , situated in the suburb of Bologna. It is promoted by the city of Bologna, with the support of the Regione Emilia Romagna, Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e di Ravenna and Cooperativa sociale Camelot-Officine Cooperative. The aim of that project is to add value to […]

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Energy for the cities : 6-8 April 2016 Bologna

From 6 to 30 April It is set up in the exhibition spaces of the Urban Center Social residential, a photographic survey to Bologna, edited by Boundary Line for Contemporary Photography, with photographs by William Guerrieri, Guido Guidi, Francesco Blacks, Marco Zanta. The theme of the exhibition will be examined during a series of lectures,on […]

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CO-Bologna restarts to build new forms of collaborative governance

The long route of the CO-Bologna project – the cooperation agreement between the Municipality of Bologna and Fondazione del Monte of Bologna and Ravenna to deepen and continue in the innovative process and administrative trial started in 2011, aiming to promoting cooperative forms of governance of the commons – is about to restart. The forthcoming […]

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“New Democracy: Co-Creating the City” – ECF’s event in Amsterdam

Today, almost three quarters of Europeans live in urban areas. Cities are at the core of institutional relations and economic growth. Yet, they are facing unprecedented social and environmental challenges that curb their rational  development. It is time to think about the need to overcome these obstacles and plan a way to create fertile conditions […]

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“Collaborare è Bologna”: the new way to think of the city

“Collaborare è Bologna” is a project of the City of Bologna, managed with the Bologna Urban Center and various partners to promote a “culture of collaboration” with continuous and consistent community involvement,and to make technologies, resources, spaces, knowledge, skills and information more accessible. In this framework, on 19 May 2014, the Municipality of Bologna approved […]

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SHARITALY 2015, the Third Revolutionary Edition

The Collaborative Week in Milan is coming and all eyes are on the city. An eight-day event from November 7 to 14 the week is divided into five specific sub-events[1] that embody the willingness of Milan, its citizens and other actors to support and spread the voice of the sharing and collaborative economy. The week promises […]

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