Urban Open Source
Rethinking Urban Governance
Wilhelmstraße 44 / Entrance Mohrenstraße
Urban Governance in the Age of the Civic & Maker Economy: Urban resilience, understood as the ability of a city through participative processes to respond to global economic and political changes introduces alternative examples of urban governance. How does participation extend beyond the community scale to engender fundamental shift in practice and policies for city planning?
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Indy Johar (UK)
Architect and institutional innovator. Within 00:/, co-founded multiple social ventures from HubWestminster.net to the upcoming HubLaunchpad.net. He co-led the research The Compendium for the Civic Economy, and participates to the development of wikihouse.cc and opendesk.cc.
Dan Hill (UK)
Executive Director of Futures and Best Practice for the Future Cities Catapult. His work focuses in the challenge of urban integration.
Christian Pagh (DK)
Cultural designer and Founding Partner, UIWE Agency.
AdLib Architectes: Laurent Machet (FR)
AdLib Architectes brings interdisciplinary teams together to generate programs through architectural research in politically and socially conflicting situations of the Parisian banlieue.
WeLoveTheCity: Andries Geerse (NL), Marek Vogt (DE)
Build unorthodox coalitions which transform deprived areas into vibrant urban communities. With our lessons learned we support local governments around the world who want to empower their citizens to take the lead.
Labgov: Christian Iaione (IT)
Founder of the think tank Labgov in 2011, a laboratory running experiments of social and institutional innovation based on horizontal and circular subsidiary, active citizenship, sharing economy, collaborative consumption, collaborative governance and public collaboration.