CON IL SUD Foundation: call for the requalification of 14 common goods; third time is the charm.

  An Italian Foundation (CON IL SUD) wants to revalue some buildings (14 to be exact) according to projects made by the local communities, enterprises and institutions. CON IL SUD granted 4 million euros in order to enact such propositions aimed to allow the community to enjoy such common goods in a sustainable way. This […]

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Project “Beni Comuni”: when sharing heals the spirit of the community

What happens when a region is scourged by a natural disaster, like an earthquake? There is the time  grief, of course, and the time of reconstruction, involving an extremely delicate phase: the healing of the victims’ souls. That was the motivation that pushed the Ministry of the Tourism and Cultural Activities to fund an initiative, […]

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Smart City Expo World Congress: Multinational companies lit the fire of hope

On November 18-20 2014 there was the 4th edition of the “Smart City Expo World Congress” (SCEWC), and it took place in Barcelona. The topics covered during this event were: Smart Society, Technology, Governance, Energy, Mobility and Sustainable City. It was an event full of discussions, projects  and a lot of great ideas were discussed around such […]

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The Revenge of peripheries: A Masterplan by Renzo Piano

The G124 is a working group lead by the visionary architect and Senator Renzo Piano that works for the re-qualification of the peripheries. The idea to set up a Lab for the requalification of the urban texture was born as a response to the mounting necessity to restore the ghost spaces of the cities, in […]

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The Governance Camp in Mantua presents its proposal to the public

In Mantua on the 10th and 11th of October will be presented the governance proposal to the public. With the beginning of October the “Entrepreneurs for the Commons co-design Laboratory” – promoted by the “Cooperative and Civic Economy Enterprises Group” established within the Chamber of Commerce of Mantua and realized in collaboration with Labsus – Laboratory […]

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