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Children present their neighbourhood visions to the City Council of Zurich

  • Posted on: 11 July 2018
  • By: Barbara Kieser

On July 6th 2018, children from two neighbourhoods in Zurich presented wishes and suggestions for their neighbourhoods to the city councillor Richard Wolff, head of the department of civil engineering and waste disposal of the city of Zurich. Before that, the kids had analysed their neighbourhoods and had looked for spots they liked and disliked. Based on the analysis, they had developed ideas on how to improve the negative spots.

Urban Library in Alba Iulia

  • Posted on: 29 May 2018
  • By: Cristiana Fica

The Urban Library in Alba Iulia is a public intervention coming as a result of a partnership between the municipality, a local arhitecture small company and Transavia. Well made in Romania Company that has financed the project.

The idea came from two young architects form Alba Iulia who had the idea of placing small libraries within the neighbourhoods of Alba Iulia raising awarness on how the public space can be used more often and how it can bring people and children together.

A parklett for a school in Zurich

  • Posted on: 17 April 2018
  • By: Barbara Kieser

In the second week of April 2018, a sixth grade of the primary school “Kartaus” in Zurich temporarily transformed a parking lot, as part of a project week on mobility and public space. In one and a half day, the school class built a bar from recycled wooden material: the Carrozza bar. In teams, they developed a design idea, a communication concept, several means of communication such as a flyer and posters, and prepared the decoration for the bar.