Placemaking Events

A Visionary Place in Bologna

The Finnish artist Nina Backman visiting our Parklet

On July 21, 2021 the Finnish artist Nina Backman visited our parklet in Bologna and gave a lecture at City Space Architecture's headquarters on her Silence Project. Nina has recenly curated, as

Posted on 21/07/26

A Visionary Place in Bologna

A social media campaign to support our Parklet and its meaning

In May 2021, City Space Architecture applied to the Municipality of Bologna in order to extend the duration of the parklet for additional two months, ending on July 31. Local residents and city visito

Posted on 21/07/26

A Visionary Place in Bologna

Exhibition at the Parklet from a local art collective

On May 29-30, 2021 the parklet hosted, in the late afternoon, the temporary art exhibition U R R U N, promoted by the Mezcla collective, a group of young performers from the Porto-Saragozza neighbourh

Posted on 21/07/25

A Future Place in Lisbon

Poetry / Prose Poetry Contest “My neighbourhood… my place”

The Poetry and Prose Poetry Contest “My neighbourhood… my place” aims to poetically reflect on the past, present and future of Bairro Padre Cruz and its places, through texts and ot

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Posted on 21/07/12

A Happy Place: Dardaar

4 CO-PRODUCTION WORKSHOPS

Within the framework of the transformation of the Pieremans playground, Alive Architecture in collaboration with BRAVVO organized four workshops throughout June 2021 to test the ideas observed during

Posted on 21/07/07

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Pick your favourite!

The proposals or A-pla(y)ce interventions were now presented by students to the local community representatives and exhibited in the neighbourhood community place. The event was followed by a lively d

Posted on 21/05/30

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Students' proposals • discussions

In the last segment of the workshop course students collected and synthesised all the knowledge and information gained in previous sessions – from theoretical knowledge and references to actual

Posted on 21/05/29

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Guest lecture and consultations: Playscapes • Creativity and Safety

The workshop process has now gradually reached the design phase. Students insight into the alleys structure, children’s behaviour and parents or teachers’ opinions have progressively matur

Posted on 21/05/25

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

What adults say…

After getting an insight into what children have to “say” by play, students were now invited to ask the adults as well! Different interview techniques were used to reach various users, fro

Posted on 21/05/22

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Playing with kids & challenging wits!

Students were now invited to pilot the knowledge gained and the observation techniques acquired in the previous lectures. We organised several ventures where students were able to meet the kids from a

Posted on 21/05/19

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Exploring A-pla(y)ce alleys and the neighbourhood

To get the first impressions of the location, students were encouraged to explore and learn about the A-pla(y)ce alleys and neighbourhood surroundings onsite. Due to current Covid19 regulations in Mar

Posted on 21/05/14

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Guest lecture: Children in the playground - observation techniques • psychological account

After getting more familiar with the location and thematic focus of the workshop, students were invited to the second guest lecture delivered by prof. dr. Matija Svetina, a professor at the Department

Posted on 21/05/14