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Republic of pedestrians
Paris (France), 2013
While the private vehicle is predominant in the main squares of Paris, the Place de la République now offers the greater part of its surface to pedestrians.
Water square
Rotterdam (Netherlands), 2013
A once-empty, monotonous square now holds three large rainwater collection ponds which, when the weather is dry, can be used as amphitheatres, basketball and volleyball courts, or skateboarding rinks.

News

The Prize in the Porto Alegre “Citizenship and Public Space” Seminars
27/10/2014 - 29/10/2014 │ Federasul, Porto Alegre (Brazil)
The international gathering promotes exchanges of knowledge between local governments in the conviction that urban public space is a crucial factor in achieving more equitable and sustainable cities.

Shared Spaces

«The defence of public space is basic in an increasingly urban world»
Interview with Josep Ramoneda
Shared Spaces speaks with Josep Ramoneda, philosopher, journalist and director of the CCCB from 1994 to 2011.

Periscope

«Urban Equality and Public Spaces» in the International Seminar on Urban Planning
A session on «Urban Equality and Public Spaces» is to be held in Lyon on 6 November, at which participants will reflect upon ways of improving the distribution of resources and opportunities among all the citizens.

TRANSlocations. Temporary experience, artistic practices and local contexts
The project TRANSlocations is a proposal which, through artistic practices and theoretical reflections, makes reference to means of mobility, transient populations and their involvement within local areas. Conference will take place in Barcelona (Santa Monica Art Centre) on 30th and 31st October 2014.