Not private, not public, but common: the experience of the Italian consortia for water management

When it comes to discussing the role of civil society in water management, the experience of the Italian “consorzi” (consortia) is worth of attention. Similar examples, representing the material implementation of the horizontal subsidiarity, result in being particularly successful in cases of small communities with a high degree of social cohesion. However, its applicability in medium to […]

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From storytelling to active engagement: let’s co-work together!

The second day of co-working session, held on October the 15th  begun with Eloisa Susanna’s general outlook about other active projects, similar to #coRome, spread all over Italy.Eloisa,a young architect,rapidly commemorated the G124 project,launched by Renzo Piano in which great relevance is given to peripheral areas and the imperative need of maintenance trough micro-surgical interventions,this is what […]

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The “hero’s journey” projected in every-day life

On October the 14th, LabGov started the first co-working session in which Paola Santoro, an expert designer, exposed the “hero’s journey”  having as protagonists Alessandra and Urio: the spokespersons of the raising Community of the Public Park of Centocelle. This is the #Co-Rome project (www.co-roma.it): an audacious initiative in which achievements and failures characterized the […]

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La collaborazione civica, by Christian Iaione

“La collaborazione civica per l’amministrazione, la governance e l’economia dei beni comuni” is an article written by LabGov coordinator, prof. Christian Iaione, and first published in L’Italia della Condivisione in 2015. “In Italia i beni comuni sono ormai entrati nel lessico comune. La consapevolezza che gli italiani hanno maturato circa la rilevanza che rivestono e le […]

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Città e beni comuni, by Christian Iaione

“Città e beni comuni” is an article written by LabGov coordinator, prof. Christian Iaione, and first published as a chapter of L’Italia dei beni comuni, a book published in 2012 by Carocci and co-authored by prof. Iaione and Gregorio Arena. “Dove va una persona se vive in una città, non ha la fortuna di possedere un […]

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L’intelligenza della città partecipata, Roma Palazzo dei Congressi, 24 May 2016

“L’intelligenza della città partecipata: competenze, risorse e regole per l’innovazione urbana” is the title of an event on collaborative governance and urban innovation that will take place in Rome on the 24th May 2016. This event was organized in the framework of the ForumPA 2016, that will also foster other events on the subjects of […]

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The Co-City: new roads towards innovation suggested by prof. Iaione

“The CO-City: Sharing, Collaborating, Cooperating, and Commoning in the City” is a paper written by professor Christian Iaione of LabGov, published on the American Journal of Economics and Sociology in March 2016 and discussed in the framework of the 4th European Regional Meeting of IASC, which took place from the 10th to the 13th May […]

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April 27 “La periferia come bene comune” conference: for a new culture of the city.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 from 17:00 PM, the event “Per una nuova cultura della città: la periferia come bene comune”organized by Giovani per Roma Association will be held at Sala Quaroni , placed in via Ciro il Grande in Rome EUR. Professor Christian Iaione  from LabGov will partecipate to  discuss the role of urban common as […]

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1st #co-working session is online: the “collaboration seed” was planted.

Last weekend, on 16 and 17 October LabGov held the first co-working session for  2015-2016. On Friday afternoon, the new LabGovers came together to discuss and to co-design a new idea for Rome together. Students were inspired by foremost experts in the field of regeneration and care of the commons. Each expert, with his or […]

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#smartcities for a #betterworld: We are looking ahead!

On October 12, LUISS University will host the first “Smart Cities Roadshow“, organized by Formiche and Agol, in collaboration with the National Agency for Youths, as well as several universities, institutions and firms. These partners will work together to help young students to become the next generation of leaders; they will teach students to be […]

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