Join the PlaceCity symposium!

Join the PlaceCity symposium about the potential of placemaking as a tool for creating more inclusive, just and sustainable cities. The PlaceCity symposium spans two ONLINE days:June 10th from 14.00- 16.00 CEST (UTC+02) and June 11th from 14.30 – 16.00 CEST (UTC+02).Click here for the event page. The first session on June 10th, we will explore Read More …

Pre-Register now for our OpenHeritage Trainings

Pre-register now for our OpenHeritage training program on adaptive heritage reuse! The OpenHeritage Trainings will be held every 2 weeks starting on 19th of October 2021, from 4.30pm-7pm. The trainings will be held online. Topics covered in the trainings include heritage reuse, finance, governance, community involvement and territorial impact.The five training units can be attended Read More …

Fair Finance in the Context of Affordable Urban Housing

The URBACT and Urban Innovative Actions programmes, through a concerted effort, have created a new platform that aims to reflect the paradigm shift with regards to questions around the right to housing in contemporary cities of Europe. It focuses on challenging the current state of (un)affordable urban housing across the continent. The right2housing.eu website serves as Read More …

Eutropian joins the New European Bauhaus initiative

The New European Bauhaus initiative, promoted by the European Commission, connects the European Green Deal to our living spaces. The initiative will bring citizens, experts, businesses, and institutions together and facilitate conversations about making tomorrow’s living spaces more affordable and accessible.   Eutropian has, recently, become an official partner of the New European Bauhaus. Accordingly, we Read More …

Eutropian helps launch CO4CITIES project

A new knowledge transfer project, CO4CITIES (2021-2022), held its kick-off meeting last week. Funded by URBACT III as part of the UIA Transfer Mechanism, CO4CITIES builds on expertise and lessons learned during a recently concluded Urban Innovative Action project, CO-CITY. CO-CITY looked at innovative ways to regenerate deprived neighbourhoods located in different areas of Turin Read More …

Save the date: OpenHeritage Dialogue #3

  Eutropian is proud partner of the OpenHeritage project, which identifies and tests the best practices of adaptive heritage re-use in Europe. The OpenHeritage Dialogues is a series of three interactive workshops focusing on key aspects of adaptive heritage reuse while sharing and discussing OpenHeritage results with relevant stakeholders and multipliers. OpenHeritage Dialogue #3: Financing Read More …

Co-designing urban jungles – article by Daniela Patti

In a world of increasingly complex problems, collaboration is pivotal in any decision-making process. The success of an intervention required multiple stakeholders to come together and actively create, in order to improve the systems and services. PUJ adopted a co-design thinking approach that involves different non-designers in various co-design activities throughout the design process. Article Read More …

Innovative community activation

Eutropian’s Yilmaz Vurucu presented examples of innovative community activation during his presentation for the design matters seminar series.  Yilmaz focused on Stara Trznica (Bratislava), Largo Residencias (Lisbon) and Sarg Fabrik (Vienna) as three of the most impressive examples he came across while producing the Open Heritage documentary series. While providing a background and brief history Read More …

Eutropian participates in REFLOW

The REFLOW Project is an H2020 EU project that aims to develop circular and regenerative cities by enabling active citizen involvement as well as systemic change that promotes a re-thinking of the current approach to material flows in cities. Eutropian  supports the Municipality of Milan in attaining the goals of what’s defined as Task 5.5 Read More …

Symposium on Affordable Housing

Co-organized by Curing the Limbo together with Catholic Relief Services and the Greek Housing Network, The symposium focused on the issue of affordable housing and the role it plays in supporting social cohesion and improving the integration of migrants and refugees. Eutropian’s Levente Polyak participated in this informative event and moderated one of the panel discussions: Good practices Read More …

Prato Turns Green – article by Daniela Patti

https://eutropian.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/pratourbanjungle-480.mp4 PUJ is an Urban Innovative Actions project aiming to convert urban areas into so-called urban jungles or areas of high density plants and trees to help improve the quality of air in the city, as well as the quality of life and citizen satisfaction. The proposed urban jungles will be developed with citizen involvement Read More …

Eutropian engages with EUARENAS pilot cities

EUARENAS investigates the ways in which social movements coupled with local government reform initiatives, manifest themselves in local-level experiments and create momentum for political change. The project promotes inclusive and participatory forms of governance. The project consists of universities, municipalities, think-tanks, NGOs and active civil society actors, with an  interest in exploring the mechanism of Read More …

New sustainable commons models-a webinar

On March 24th, Daniela Patti presented the experiences of Eutropian in regards to research and the development of policies to support inclusive urban processes. Eutropian was invited to the live dialogue event, organized as part of the Ba.Be.L.E. project. The project is funded by ANCI (National Association Italian Municipalities). Daniela Patti, together with Francesco Schettini Read More …

ACTiveNGOs final event

“Building community spaces for cultivating local ecosystems” Based on Riga’s good practice, the NGO House, the ACTive NGOs URBACT Transfer network brought together six cities to strengthen community venues and build civic ecosystems around them.  For the past two years and a half, Eutropian’s Levente Polyak has been supporting the network as a Lead Expert to help Read More …

Re-appropriating Ravenna’s waterfront – about the UIA project DARE

Ravenna’s Darsena area has been a delicate spot on the city’s map. After a process of deindustrialisation and a series of attempts to regenerate the former port, the neighbourhoods along the Candiano Canal, leading to Ravenna’s seaside, are still seeking for a new identity and a revived economic dynamism. In the first article to accompany Read More …

Next Generation Europe: planning the future of Rome

Eutropian will be co-organizing the fifth “Mosaico Roma” on Friday February 16th. Join us for the live broadcast as we discuss the future of Rome following the current crisis. The National Recovery and Resilience Plan to be discussed The National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), part of The Next Generation EU, will be allocating a significant Read More …

Periphery Organizing

Eutropian has successfully facilitated a participative process as part of “Casa Internazionale delle Donne” event.  The process helped displayed how actors and partners, as well as institutions, could beidentified to ensure the development and amplification of the project -involving youngsters over a two year period.   Read more about the project  in Italian: https://percorsiconibambini.it/peripheryorganizing/2021/01/13/eutropian-politica/

Eutropian participates in EUARENAS kickoff

Eutropian participated in the kick-off of EUARENAS an H2020 project focusing on deliberative and participatory democracy tools and mechanisms. EUArenas aims to assess local experiences in innovative governance as a means to test the viability of innovative/experimental governance and point out ways in which deficiencies of the democratic process can be addressed.  Together with Comparative Research Read More …

Eutropian presents at Placemaking webinar

Bahanur Nasya was among the speakers at the Placemaking for Better Neighbourhoods webinar, presenting recent successful placemaking projects and ideas for better neighborhoods worldwide. The projects consisted of ideas that could be implemented at any local level. Speakers from the U.S. and Europe shared their experience and practical advice on involving the local communities in Read More …