In the video of the week, Ashwin Mahesh shares his views about cities and citizenship with the Towards the Human City team. Discover his interview and visit the Towards the Human City website to get more insights.
In the video of the week, Roland White, World Bank Global Lead for City Management, Finance and Governance shares his views about cities and citizenship with the Towards the Human City team. Discover his interview and visit the Towards the Human City website to get more insights.
In the video of the week, Eduardo Moreno, Director of Research and Capacity Development at UN Habitat, shares his views about cities and citizenship with the Towards the Human City team. Discover his interview and visit the Towards the Human City website to get more insights.
Pocket Parks Collective is the result of Maggie Lin and Rachel Yan’s research on how people commonly use public spaces. Hong Kong laws are very restrictive on the use of public spaces, while the population, specially the youth, advocate for more open and dynamic activities. Read more here.
Open Streets Cape Town (OSCT) is a non-profit organization founded by a group of volunteers. OSCT works to challenge the paradigm of urban mobility by carrying out campaigns, temporary interventions, dialogues, raise citizen awareness, spark public debate, and ultimately drive behavior change around the streets. Read more here.
Communities for Healthy Food is a collaboration between Local Initiatives Support Corporation of New York (LISC) and Northeast Brooklyn Housing Development Corporation (NEBHDCo). It consists of an urban garden and kitchen where youths from low-income neighborhoods can learn how to grow and cook their own healthy food. Read more here.
“Que ônibus passa aqui?” is one of the projects developed in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre by Shoot the Shit, a collective of young people seeking to solve urban problems from the implementation of simple and replicable ideas. Watch the video and visit Towards the Human City.
Think Playgrounds is a volunteer group composed mainly of architects. Founded with the desire to seek simple solutions, efficiency and creativity to build playgrounds for children living in the city center of Hanoi. Read more about it.
A Batata Precisa de Você is an urban collective formed by residents and visitors of the Largo da Batata region in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. Since the beginning of 2014, the initiative promotes the citizen occupation of the neighborhood’s main square through the implementation of urban furniture and +
On Tuesday, DEMOWARE (Innovation Demonstration for a Competitive and Innovative European Water Reuse Sector) launched its new video presenting the structure and the main objectives of the project. The aim is to help promoting the work and benefits of this ambitious project. With regions having low rainfall and high population +