RELAZIONI. Ecosistema città, governance diffusa, comunità creative

Creative regeneration of public spaces and innovative public policies will be at the center of the reflection that the public meeting “RELAZIONI. Ecosistema città, governance diffusa, comunità creative” will activate. The Municipality of Ruvo di Puglia is inviting its citizens, local associations and political groups to participate in the event, which will take place on […]

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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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NYCommons: A Tool To Help Grassroots Groups

In urban development, gentrification is a very important process that can transform the city, both socially and economically. Gentrification process in urban areas has several positive aspects (buildings are renovated and beautified, there are more jobs opportunities, more retail and service business, etc.) but also some negatives ones such as the loss of affordable housing […]

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Reclaiming the City: Engage Seminar Series in Liverpool!

On Wednesday, November 2nd, Engage Liverpool is going to host the final event of Engage Seminar Series 2016, a series of 3 transformational seminars, designed to empower people and bring about a more engaged and active populace. Professor Christian Iaione, LabGov’s co-founder, will be the main speaker of the Seminar, and he will be talking about how people […]

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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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The Role of Public-Private Partnership Approach in Broadband Development

For a very long time, communities and cities were divided into “digital haves” and “have nots” by whether or not they had “broadband”. Nowadays, although cables and DLS networks cover a large part of urban communities, a new divide has emerged, the gigabit divide (basic vs developed broadband connectivity). Then, according to Internet Association, a […]

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The next steps of the Reggio Emilia Open Lab

On October 3rd and 4th, in Reggio Emilia, to workshops will be held in the framework of the Collaboratorio Reggio project. Both of the workshops will take place in the Civic Museum (Via Spallanzani): October 3rd: the workshop will focus on education and learning, knowledge and higher education   October 4th: the objective of this workshop […]

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LUISS Edu_LabGov: Let’s Re-start!

The fifth edition of LUISS LabGov Educational Lab (workshops, co-design sessions and fieldwork) will re-start on September 30th, 2016! The meeting will be held in Viale Romania, 32 – 00198 Rome at 4.00 PM.  EDU_LabGov 2016-2017 will explore the principles, techniques, instruments and practices of the roman commons’ management. Rome, in particular its periferic areas, is […]

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Co-progettare una policy regionale sull’economia della collaborazione e della condivisione. L’esperienza di #CollaboraToscana

#CollaboraToscana è un percorso avviato dall’Assessorato alla Presidenza della Regione Toscana con l’obiettivo di costruire  una policy regionale sull’economia della condivisione e della collaborazione. Iniziato lo scorso luglio, il percorso prevede una serie di workshop di co-progettazione con diversi portatori di interesse (aziende, cooperative, start up, professionisti e così via) al fine di presentare, entro dicembre 2016, un libro […]

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LabGov on Co-cities on agenda digitale.eu

Longtime LabGov member Elena de Nictolis and environmental law expert Chiara Prevete wrote an article on the agendadigitale.eu “Open Government Forum” section. The article describes the modus operandi adopted by LabGov in fostering the trasformation of our cities in co-cities with a collaborative governance. The “Co-City” action carried on by LabGov promotes collaboration as a […]

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