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URBINGO game

  • Posted on: 25 January 2018
  • By: Cristiana Fica

URBINGO© is an urban interactive and artistic game and an alternative guide through the Alba Carolina historical Citadel in Alba- Iulia, as a new approach towards the event of the Grand Union of 1918. T

The game was created as a celebration of the Grand Union of 1918 and wants to encourage the citizens of the city and the tourists as well to enjoy this special moment in a fun way.

Urban Interventions Alba Iulia

  • Posted on: 25 January 2018
  • By: Cristiana Fica

Recently several urban interventions were made in Alba Iulia in order to bring people together and to raise awarness on using the public space more often.

Walking through the city you will find several artistic urban furniture:

Wooden bench- by team Kooho- 4 meters long, with a 2 meter tall back rest. The back rest is interactive, is made of mobile boards and can be moved to change the overall picture at every touch. It recreates a picture of the idea of the union of the Romanian nation, a century ago.

Involving children in land-use planning - Sandnes, Norway

  • Posted on: 27 November 2017
  • By: Melanie Haeusel

The Sandnes Municipal Council has made systematic efforts to identify and promote the interests of children and young people in local planning work.
The Children’s Trail programme has enabled children to identify and register 1265 play areas, 550 short cuts, 130 reference areas for schools and 185 reference areas for nurseries. These registered areas have been entered on digital maps and air photo maps and are required to be used in all planning activities to safeguard important play areas.

A city for young and old – Griesheim, Germany

  • Posted on: 23 November 2017
  • By: Susanne Wrighton
Playing equipment on the streets

Most cities are designed for car drivers and therefore offer few opportunities for children and senior citizens to enjoy their city. In fact, there are not enough places for children to play apart from playgrounds. For seniors there are only a few places to sit and rest. Especially elderly people who are impaired due to illness or disability have a need for places to rest and regain some strength.

Monty's Bike Hub

  • Posted on: 20 November 2017
  • By: Carolyn Ireland
Monty's Bike Hub collage

Monty’s Bike Hub is a social enterprise based at Monty’s Community Hub, Southampton, developing various cycling-related activities for local children and adults.

Vegetable Streets in Paris

  • Posted on: 16 November 2017
  • By: Melanie Haeusel

Under the motto: streets should offer the possibility to be lived in, Paris is trying to transform some selected areas to provide a more healthy and liveable way of street life, even in crowded cities. In two out of 20 districts of Paris the project has already been implemented, further such streets will follow soon, in four other districts.

The streets are designed to increase the space for pedestrians and to encourage gentle mobility. The following design elements help to do so:

Days of Neighborhood – in Sibiu

  • Posted on: 14 November 2017
  • By: Cristiana Fica

The Neighborhood Days Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, and for the organization of the event the Hipodrom Street will be closed. At the Neighborhood Days festival, Dioda neighborhood residents are expected to spend time at their children's workshops and asphalt paintings, measuring their blood sugar and blood pressure, watching dance demonstrations, participating in the treasure hunt - Tag the Flag;;;, or just spending time in the park or on the terrace set up on the Hipodrom Street.

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