Over two months have passed since the new Greek government came into power, shedding new light to the nature and future of the Eurozone Crisis. An unprecedented wave of the international media coverage has followed, with reporting ranging from accounts of the new government’s debt negotiations with European partners, to the new government’s styling options. Yet there is a fresh air of civic resourcefulness that […]
We are pleased to announce the launch of Creative Citizen Sticky World to host virtual tours and interactive consultations on two of the communities we support in the Community-led Design Strand: Wards Corner Community Coalition (WCC) and Kentish Town Neighbourhood Forum (KTNF). Stickyworld is an online consultation and feedback platform that makes it easier to engage people in effective conversations about visual […]
On November 23nd I presented at an ESRC seminar series, entitled “Digital Policy: Connectivity, Creativity and Rights” in Vienna. I presented some interim findings around uses of media by neighbourhood and community groups who participated in several workshops within our community-led design strand.
The ideas of community-led design, participatory design or co-design have a long-standing tradition in the context of urban design, planning and architecture. Over the last 50 years, community-led design has influenced the practice of design and planning professionals who sought to develop new methods for participation; it has led to the creation of community centres and organizations offering design and planning services and has led to several governmental initiatives.