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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HABITAT III

Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, taking place in Quito, Ecuador, 17–20 October 2016. In the Prague conference the discussions covered various topics, and in the Prague declaration they noted the importance of promoting: Innovative and productive cities. Green, compact, resource efficient and resilient cities. Inclusive and safe cities. Good […]

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Think like a Commoner!

Few months ago I have written about a likely attempt of translating David Bollier’s “Think Like a Commoner” into italian. David Bollier is an American author, blogger, policy strategist and international activist who has written extensively about the Commons. In 2002 he has co-founded Public Knowledge, whose mission is to preserve the openness of the […]

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