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Technology, Physical-Digital Hybridization and Glocal Proximity | 1 PHD 101 quotes

Technology, Physical-Digital Hybridization and Glocal Proximity | 1 PHD 101 quotes

I have launched the 1PHD 101quotes campaign. I am looking for theoretical support with references and quotes to 101 statements I have made in the initial description of my thesis project. I have divided them by topic.Today I share the one I have associated with:Technology, Physical-Digital Hybridization and Glocal Proximity You can leave a comment here…

Why I joined Fairbnb.coop

Why I joined Fairbnb.coop

Today I want to talk to you in more detail about Fairbnb.coop. I will focus on two things. The first is to explain to you why I have been involved in this project. The second is to ask for your support to spread our crowdfunding campaign. I tend to be very impulsive, in the sense…

#CIVICMARATHON to promote the CIVIC PRACTICES book

#CIVICMARATHON to promote the CIVIC PRACTICES book

As you may already know at the beginning of 2015 I worked with other friends in London to start the CivicWise community in order to promote projects of collective intelligence, collaborative urbanism, citizen empowerment and civic innovation. CivicWise is an open community in which everyone can participate and exchange experiences and knowledge, creating new synergies and opportunities….

Plazaletras – public space for emerging models of citizenship

Plazaletras – public space for emerging models of citizenship

The last February for 15 days Medialab Prado has become my office to develop the project [common]: loclafeed under the Open Up workshop. The aim of the project is to display in the new digital facade of Medialab Prado daily information porduced online by neighbors moving the public internet space physical information that generally is accessed privately. That’s…

Todo Sobre Mi Barrio (All About My Neighborhood)

Todo Sobre Mi Barrio (All About My Neighborhood)

On March 31st of 2007 has been released the project Todo Sobre Mi Barrio, proposed by the Laboratorio Urbano and Algomas art collective (I am a member of both) for the Intermediae Culutal Program at Matadero Madrid. The project carries behind a long field work, ideation and management. It will last two months during which there will be an open “wikispace”.The project consists…

URBAN APERTURE(S) >< POROSITY AS A NEW MODEL FOR HYBRID PUBLIC SPACE

URBAN APERTURE(S) >< POROSITY AS A NEW MODEL FOR HYBRID PUBLIC SPACE

This paper was included into the book “URBAN HYBRIDIZATION in Contemporary Territories”. Here you can read the english version and you can find the spanish version here. Submmited by: Francesco Cingolani, Domenico Di Siena, Manu Fernández, Paco González, César Reyes Nájera and Ethel Baraona Pohl. URBAN APERTURE | POROSITY AS A NEW MODEL FOR HYBRID PUBLIC SPACES Topics # Urban Pore/porosity# Hybrid typologies of public urban…

Macro Meso Micro: Systemic Territory Framework from the Perspective of Social Innovation

Macro Meso Micro: Systemic Territory Framework from the Perspective of Social Innovation

This publication suggests taking a step back to achieve some impulse and present a Territory Systemic Framework from Social Innovation. We mixed elements from Action Research as a suggestion for the investigation methodology, the way to observe the Territory from the viewpoint or paradigm of Social Innovation. That is to say that we de- constructed…

CivicWise: Civic Engagement and Collaborative Urbanism

CivicWise: Civic Engagement and Collaborative Urbanism

Since the past month of December I’m working on a new ambitious project called CivicWise. CivicWise is a distributed and open community. It’s mission is to empower citizens by fostering collaborative urbanism, promoting civic innovation and inspiring better civic engagement. CivicWise wants to canalise and use the global knowledge to improve any local civic project,…

VOLUMES : Coworking and Glocal Community of Interdisciplinary Designers

VOLUMES : Coworking and Glocal Community of Interdisciplinary Designers

VOLUMES: are you working or coworking? This a great slogan from a new project taking place in Paris. Actually is another project I’m developing with my friend Francesco Cingolani and other partners! VOLUMES will be one of the largest coworking in Europe, a new collaborative space in Paris founded by a community of transdisciplinary designers; a coworking space including…