“Costruire Comunità” – the cycle of seminars hosted by INARCH

On Wednesday the 15th of February, the cycle of seminars “Building Communities” (Costruire Comunità) will start its course at INARCH, the National Institute of Architecture, in the context of the master degree in Sustainable Architecture. The cycle is composed by three seminars with three experts coming from different fields of study but still complementary with […]

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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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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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The Inaugural Convening of the Global Parliament of Mayors

The GPM – Global Parliament of Mayors – is a new global governance organization founded on cities and will bring Mayors from all over the world together to share best practices. During the inaugural meeting that will be held tomorrow 10th of September in The Hague, two issues will be addressed that affect all cities: Migration […]

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The GSEF 2016 has just begun!

From September 6th to 9th, Montréal will host the GSEF 2016 – Forum mondial de l’économie sociale, the third edition of the Global Social Economy Forum. Local governments and social economy actors will meet to discuss over the intelligent and sustainable development of cities. More than 2,000 participants from every continent will be converging in Québec’s […]

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2-Week Study Program “Transition to Co-operative Commonwealth: Pathways to a New Political Economy”

Synergia is an international network of individuals and organizations united together with the aim of implementing new models of economic and social practices which can be able to transition societies to a more sustainable, democratic and social just model of political economy based on the principles of cooperation and the common good. In order to explore […]

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Narratives of Inclusion: Can Urban Commons Help us Live Together?

Cities are paradoxical spaces. On one hand, it is commonly known that, for instance, migration has been one of the most effective ways to increase the standard of living. In theory, when coming to the big cities, people are offered a surplus of opportunities to work, get educated, create a family and enjoy the lives they want. Therefore, […]

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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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Culturability: Sheila Foster and Christian Iaione on Urban Commons and City as a Commons

On the 15th of July, Unipolis Foundation in collaboration with Fitzcarraldo Foundation and Make a Cube association organised a second mentoring workshop for the 15 finalists (the description of finalists see below, or at: http://culturability.org/notizie/finalisti-bando-culturability/) who have been selected from the “Culturability” call – an Italian national call to support innovative projects in cultural and creative fields […]

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