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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…

LocalFeed

LocalFeed

LocalFeed offers a collaborative platform with editable and hyperlocal flows and geo-referenced information; associated maps (geo) RSS (syndication of Web content) and wiki technology (collaboration) with the aim of creating a web site where display all kinds of information and local social networks. Developed in collaboration with Horacio Gonzalez (escoitar.org). The next phase of this project has been…

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…

Meipi | Geoblogs Platform

Meipi | Geoblogs Platform

n 2007 after the project Todo Sobre Mi Madre, I throw myself into a new adventure with Alfonso Sanchez Uzábal, Francesco Cingolani, Pablo Rey, Jorge Alvaro y Guillermo Alvaro. The result is a new platform for collaborative georeferencing and geoblogs called Meipi. web: http://meipi.org What is a meipi?A meipi is a collaborative space where users can upload information…

Cities for Life | Global Meeting 2015 | Medellín

Cities for Life | Global Meeting 2015 | Medellín

I’m glad to announce that next week I will travel to Colombia to take part on the Cities for Life Global Meeting in Medellin. I’ve recently travelled to Medellin and I was really surprised about its civic innovation process. So it’s a double pleasure to be there again! Discover more here: http://citiesfor.life Within the Meeting there will…

Housing project that’s making a difference? Enter the World Habitat Awards

Housing project that’s making a difference? Enter the World Habitat Awards

During my last trip in Colombia I received this interesting information from my friend Line Algoed (@linealgoed) that I am happy to share with all of you. I think could a great opportunity for some of you. The annual World Habitat Awards are a great way of identifying and celebrating good practice in housing worldwide and entries are now…

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…

Commons Josaphat | Located Collective Intelligence and Distributed Governance

Commons Josaphat | Located Collective Intelligence and Distributed Governance

Some days ago I had an interesting interview with Andrea Valenti. We talked about p2p urbanism, located collective intelligence and new distributed governance models. The occasion for that absorbing discussion was an emergent citizen platform called Josaphat Commons, in Brussels (Belgium). I think we are living a very interesting time, around the world we can…

Newsletter: Request for proposals and collaboration!

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. The objective…

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