Placemaking Events

A Seedling Place

Final Event: Urban Entrepreneurship Workshop

The final event took place at the rooftop terrace of the municipal building of Nicosia on July 9 2021. The project Grandyna which resulted out of the Greening the city workshops was presented in th

Posted on 21/07/09

A Happy Place: Dardaar

5 Co-production workshops (2021)

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 Seedling Place

The new world of hyperlocal food, Benjamin Greene

On July 6 2021, Benjamin Greene from Imaginary Farms, gave an online lecture open to the public with the title “The new world of hyperlocal Food”. The lecture was attended by students of t

Posted on 21/07/06

A Seedling Place

Guided Walk

Urban Gorillas and Students of the Summer course: Urban Entrepreneurship - Opportunities in times of uncertainty  took part in two guided visits in relation to Greening strategies in the city and

Posted on 21/07/03

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

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Guest lecture: Planning of Play Space • from strategic to implementation level

After the first introductory session of the workshop with students and mentors, we dug into the “playmaking” challenges with a guest lecturer, dr. Maja Simoneti, a licensed landscape archi

Posted on 21/05/13