In Madrid for the “Foro Mundial sobre las violencias urbanas”

The City of Madrid, from April 19th to April 21st, is hosting the World Forum on urban violence and education for coexistance and peace, an event designed for being a meeting place for academics, local leaders international networks, NGOs and actors from civil society in order to open a process of debate, reflection and co-design […]

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Exploring Urban Contradictions in Collaborative Housing at the first International Conference “Contradictions Urbaines”, Paris

On March 28th 2017, the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture of Paris – ENSA Paris – hosted the first International Conference Contradictions Urbaines, a one-day event organised by the Laboratoire Ville Urbanisme Environment LAVUE. The event gathered researchers from different fields of study to explore some of the contradictions running through modern cities and metropolitan areas. […]

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Agenda RE-CYCLE – Proposte per reinventare la città

Between 1999 and 2012 around 300 million cubic meters of new constructions have been created in Italy. Following the crash of the real estate market in 2007, this construction boom resulted in the presence of an enormous amount of unfinished and unused building in the territories which were hit by the economic crisis. We can […]

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Turin, towards the Co-City!

On Friday the 31st of March 2017, the city of Turin will host an event to launch the project Co-City, developed by ANCI, the City of Turin, Turin University, FirstLife and Rete delle case di Quartiere. The Co-City project, developed within the framework of the European program Urban Innovative Action (UIA), aims at experimenting innovative solutions to regenerate […]

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LabGov in Croatia: “4th Conference on Good Economy” and “Good City for All” Seminar

There is one kind of economy which is good: it is the economy which supports the quality of life of the whole community, creates the abundance of possibilities and opportunities needed to satisfy our needs without hurting others, embraces responsibility and nourishes solidarity. It is the economy which uses and shares the resources fairly, which […]

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The City as a Commons discussed during the third workshop

On Friday, March 10th, we had the honor to host Professor Sheila Foster, LabGov’s co-founder, co-director of the Fordham Urban Law Center and founder of the Fordham University Urban Consortium, and Professor Maria Rosaria Marella, professor in Private Law at the University of Perugia. Two experts at the international level together to talk about the city […]

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Innovative City Development meeting in Madrid

In the framework of the Idea Camp 2017, the City of Madrid, the European Cultural Foundation and the Connected Action for the Commons are organizing the Innovative City Development meeting with municipal and city officials who are working in a progressive approach on cultural and urban related issues, using participatory methods. On March 2nd and 3rd […]

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Friday, March 10th, a workshop with Sheila Foster and Maria Rosaria Marella!

On Friday, March 10th, LabGov EDU 2016/2017 will host in its workshop two experts of commons at an international level: professor Sheila Foster, co-director of the Fordham Urban Law Center and co-founder of LabGov, and Maria Rosaria Marella, professor of private law at Perugia University. Professor Foster will focus on “The City as a Commons”, […]

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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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