Tactical Urbanism 960 720 URBANOHUMANO

Tactical Urbanism

New tools for citizen empowerment This text is the result of my intervention in the ‘Hacking the City’ workshop organised by radarq that took place in Seville, Spain, on September 2012. My goal was to think about the concept of Tactical Urbanism and its ability to empower citizens, considering the possibilities offered to us by…

Newsletter: Request for proposals and collaboration! 2592 1944 URBANOHUMANO

Newsletter: Request for proposals and collaboration!

In August, I launched a new version of my newsletter. I asked subscribers an enhanced interaction and feedback. I’m happy because the new format was a clear success. I have received many comments and suggestions and a very positive feedback. From now on, my personal newsletter will have a new approach and a new format.…

SentientID: The definitive connection between physical Identity, environment and digital Identity 678 538 URBANOHUMANO

SentientID: The definitive connection between physical Identity, environment and digital Identity

A few days ago, Ecosistema Urbano posted a new update with the description of some projects developed during de Networked Urbanism studio at GSD. Most of the projects promote a positive hybridization between physical and digital layer which is one of my principal interests. Actually  one of my “obsessions” is developing the definitive connection between physical identity,…

Meipi needs your help 1000 583 URBANOHUMANO

Meipi needs your help

Hi everybody, many of you may not know that I am one of the creators and promoters of a geoblogging platform called Meipi. In the past I have written about meipi; for example in 2010 I wrote a post to convey my enthusiasm for the new open source code of meipi. Meipi is getting ready to a…

The meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons 840 550 URBANOHUMANO

The meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons

I would like to share with you this fantastic video where Jeremy Rifkin explains that we are entering a world beyond markets where we are learning how to live together in an interdependent global Collaborative Commons. I hope you are going to enjoy this presentation. I am interested in your opinion. Do you think we are really…

Public Space as a Catalyst of Local Communities 793 483 URBANOHUMANO

Public Space as a Catalyst of Local Communities

The contemporary city is living a complex process of transformation. Social relationships and urban vitality in neighbourhoods are becoming scarce and fragmented. The public space is no longer a space of opportunities for the collectivity. Its administrators seem to regard it exclusively as a problematic space and only take action in order to empty it…

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