Funding the cooperative city investigates new economic models of community-led urban development.
On Sunday 29 May from 14.00 – 16.30 hs as part of the New Europe City Makers Summit, URBACT, Eutropian, Agora Europe and Pakhuis de Zwijger jointly organise, in cooperation with the European Committee of the Regions the unique dialogue We Make Europe: Cities and City Makers enhancing the (Im)Pact of Amsterdam at FabCity.
A workshop at the International Architecture Biennale of Rotterdam on May 28 to discover new economic models for community-led urban development with initiatives from around Europe.
Partners from the Smarticipate project visited Rome and worked on use cases for the development of an open data-based participatory platforms.
Interactive Cities – Urbact in the second phase! The URBACT III Monitoring Committee has approved the 20 Action Planning Networks that will continue their activities in the framework of URBACT. http://urbact.eu/20-action-planning-networks-continue-through-phase-2
A workshop in Rome to discover about new economic models for community-led urban development with initiatives from Italy and around Europe. Un workshop a Roma per conoscere nuovi modelli economici per uno sviluppo urbano promossi dalla cittadinanza con iniziative italiane e straniere.
The article “From Design to Mediation and Development: Emerging Urban Practices and Social Services in European Cities” is published in Michael Ziehl / Carsten Rabe / Till Haupt (eds.) City Linkage: Art and Culture Fostering Urban Futures!
The European Cultural Foundation has sent a letter to the Dutch Minister that has been co-signed by various organisations to highlight the importance of embedding culture and participatory governance models involving citizens, local authorities and EU institutions in the EU Urban Agenda. Letter ECF and partners to Minister Plasterk and Urban Envoy Beets – EU Urban Agenda The letter Read More …
The Funding the Cooperative City – Madrid workshop explored new economic models for community-led urban development in European cities.
“Vemos cómo en los países europeos los proyectos de innovación ciudadana y autogestión establecen más relaciones con el sector privado que con la administración o los ayuntamientos. La cuestión de mantener un derecho de uso o propiedad compartida limitando las actividades que en ellos se alojan es una cuestión clave para que estos proyectos se Read More …
Funding the Cooperative City is on Quaderni of University of Roma Tre. The article (in Italian) explains about the emerging economic models that local communities are developing to run spaces and deliver services. What can be further developed also by public administration to support these initiatives?
Eutropian has contributed to the ECF Manifesto for the Urban Agenda by sharing the experience on the Markets in Rome. Together with many other organisations we aim to raise awareness about innovative civic-public partnership initiatives from across Europe that brought concrete solutions to existing urban challenges. We believe that this can be of inspiration to the European Read More …
Metropolitan Governance in the Peri-Urban Landscape: The Tower of Babel? The Case of the Vienna–Bratislava Metropolitan Region The discrepancy between the de facto city and the de iure city has brought to the attention the pressing issue of metropolitan governance, which has often strengthened the cooperation among existing institutions but without including other relevant stakeholders Read More …
“From Austerity to Self-organization. The Changing Landscape of Social Services and Infrastructures in Rome” by Daniela Patti and Levente Polyak. In Sebastian Schipper and Barbara Schönig (eds.): Urban Austerity. Impacts of the Global Financial Crisis on Cities in Europe.
Regions & alternative markets for a social and sustainable citizen-driven Europe! REVES Network Meeting in Tulln, Austria on 14-16 April 2016 Eutropian will be joining the round table discussions to share the ongoing experience on Funding the Cooperative City.
The Funding the Cooperative City – Budapest workshop explored experiments in community-led urban development in European cities. For the Madrid workshop, visit http://eutropian.org/funding-the-cooperative-city-madrid/
Eutropian will be presenting at the upcoming event What City in Bratislava on 4th April, discussing about how to manage, maintain and program public spaces.
Eutropian will be presenting the upcoming web-journal during the Journalism Academy in Prague. Read here if you want to know more about the Habitat III.
Eutropian with VIC and the other 9 projects supported by Advocate Europe were featured in Changer – A Stronger Europe Through Continental Obstacles. Take a look!
Next Monday 7th March we will be presenting our work on markets in Rome at the Pakhuis de Zwijger.
We are delighted to see how many inspiring community-led urban development projects are shaping European cities! Read some of of the stories we received.
Join us for a weekend of hands on workshops at R-Urban Wick in the Mobile Garden City. 10.30AM – 5PM
Funding the Cooperative City call received 81 applications from around Europe, thank you to everyone for the very interesting stories we gathered. All the information will be shared with you at the beginning of March, stay tuned!
Are you running a space with your local community? Share your story! We are looking for stories about the economic organisation of community spaces developed and run by citizens with a social-cultural impact on their neighbourhood.
Vous gérez un lieu avec votre communauté locale?
New Life for Markets is a project that aims at elaborating strategies to revitalize declining marketplaces. Marketplaces have traditionally constituted some of the most important public spaces, attracting people from all ways of lives and all financial capabilities. In the past decades, however, they gradually lost their role: while urban and metropolitan agriculture are flourishing, Read More …
The newsletter features our new call Funding the Cooperative City, the Interactive Cities URBACT project, a video about our workshops in Roman market halls, the new partnership with UN Habitat III for the Urban Journalism Academy, our contribution to hearings and workshops related to the upcoming EU Urban Agenda, and study trips to explore community Read More …
On 14th December, we participated at a a hearing on the topic of the upcoming Urban Agenda, organised by the European Economic and Social Committee. Our contribution “Citizens for Sustainable Cities: Civil Society’s role in the Urban Agenda” proposed ways to include civic organisations and community initiatives into the Urban Agenda discussion, thus mobilising the Read More …
Eutropian’s workshop on Markets as local hubs features in the Urban Thinker Campus Report that was held in Palermo in October 2015. Great event, people, discussions and food!
How can local communities take part in shaping cities? The EU Urban Agenda is an opportunity, we discuss about it in Brussels on 14th December!
The Lead Expert team together with the Lead Partner are touring around Europe to visit the cities parts of the Interactive Cities network!