We are a sustainability innovation lab specialised in strategic design, scenario building, co-design with users and community centred approaches. We conduct field work, action-research, and training activities. We work both on the present and on the future(s), and both at local level and at meta level.

BIBMARKT MATCH-MAKING

BIBMARKT MATCH-MAKING

Eight o’clock: people crowd in front of the entrance to De Centraale. Inside it is full: a long line of people waits in front of the counters to withdraw their places. A concert ? A show ? Not at all.[…]
Social innovation in cities – Capitalisation report

Social innovation in cities – Capitalisation report

Download the article / “Social innovation in cities, URBACT II capitalisation” Authors /  Jégou, F., Bonneau, M. City administrations are facing a whole range of challenges on the social, environmental and economic fronts. New competences are being transferred from the national or regional levels while the budgets available to tackle them... [read more]
European sustainable food cities

European sustainable food cities

Download the handbook : Creating space for sustainable food systems in urban communities – Practical approaches and examples for cities, and watch the elected officials of the partners cities commit to place sustainable food high on the political agenda in 2015 and beyond.
Product service systems

Product service systems

The Product-service systems project is part of the TURAS program (supported by the Seventh Framework Programme of the EU). The PSS project is led by Brussels Environment, Ecores, Group One, Strategic Design Scenarios and Egerie Research. The aim was to explore new hybrid-combinations between products and services systems in order... [read more]
Sustainable street 2030

Sustainable street 2030

[Download the E-BOOK] Walking down the street of a sustainable city in 20 years from now…
Selected work
L’ADMINISTRATION PUBLIQUE AU COIN DE MA RUE

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AT THE CORNER OF MY STREET A residence regarding access to local public services  A SGMAP and 27e Région partnership. Involving beneficiaries as relay to reach “invisible” citizens... [read more]

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AT THE CORNER OF MY STREET A residence regarding access to local public services  A SGMAP and 27e Région partnership. Involving beneficiaries as relay to reach “invisible” citizens... [read more]
Game design changemakers

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COMPASS - Responsible research and innovation

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Public innovation SPW Wallonia

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Evaluation of sustainable policies

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PJJ - The future of juvenile justice

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Cojardinage/cogardening

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Zero Carbon Universities - Campuses of the future

[english] What is a zero carbon campus? What does it mean ? What does it look like ? How is that different from a traditional campus? What is better in... [read more]

[english] What is a zero carbon campus? What does it mean ? What does it look like ? How is that different from a traditional campus? What is better in... [read more]
NATCONSUMERS - Reducing residential energy through natural language feedback

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CIMULACT - Citizen and Multi-Actor Consultation on Horizon 2020

CIMULACT: Engaging all of Europe in shaping a desirable and sustainable future Citizens to provide concrete and unique input to the European Union’s research and innovation agenda CIMULACT stands for... [read more]

CIMULACT: Engaging all of Europe in shaping a desirable and sustainable future Citizens to provide concrete and unique input to the European Union’s research and innovation agenda CIMULACT stands for... [read more]
Action-research on Juvenile justice in Guadeloupe

Participatory action research for the staff intervening with minors entrusted by a court decision both in the public sector and the voluntary sector and concerned with the care of violent... [read more]

Participatory action research for the staff intervening with minors entrusted by a court decision both in the public sector and the voluntary sector and concerned with the care of violent... [read more]
Reuse of vacant spaces – REFILL – Urbact project

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Social innovation in cities – Urbact capitalisation

URBACT II (2007-2013) is a European exchange programme promoting sustainable and integrated urban development in line with the objectives of the Europe 2020 strategy. It enables European cities to work... [read more]

URBACT II (2007-2013) is a European exchange programme promoting sustainable and integrated urban development in line with the objectives of the Europe 2020 strategy. It enables European cities to work... [read more]
Visions+21 toolbox

To enable local authorities to build upon the national working group reflections on “Rio+20 and after : The future of Agenda 21″ and lead a prospective exercise of their own Local Agenda 21, a... [read more]

To enable local authorities to build upon the national working group reflections on “Rio+20 and after : The future of Agenda 21″ and lead a prospective exercise of their own Local Agenda 21, a... [read more]
Sustainable food in urban communities [urbact]

  The URBACT Thematic Network “Sustainable Food in Urban Communities” is a project involving 10 European cities that wish to grow, deliver and enjoy more sustainable food: they are looking for joint,... [read more]

  The URBACT Thematic Network “Sustainable Food in Urban Communities” is a project involving 10 European cities that wish to grow, deliver and enjoy more sustainable food: they are looking for joint,... [read more]
The Ecological and Social Transformation of the Region

Started 3 years ago the TESR (Transformation écologique et sociale de la région) stands for Ecological and Social Transformation of the Nord Pas-de-Calais Region in the north of France. We can... [read more]

Started 3 years ago the TESR (Transformation écologique et sociale de la région) stands for Ecological and Social Transformation of the Nord Pas-de-Calais Region in the north of France. We can... [read more]
PRODUCT SERVICE SYSTEMS

The Product-service systems project is part of the TURAS program (supported by the Seventh Framework Programme of the EU). The PSS project is led by Brussels Environment, Ecores, Group One,... [read more]

The Product-service systems project is part of the TURAS program (supported by the Seventh Framework Programme of the EU). The PSS project is led by Brussels Environment, Ecores, Group One,... [read more]
Sustainable procurement of the Rhône-Alpes Region

Immersion residence at Rhône-Alpes Regional Council to investigate public procurement processes and co-design a series of experimentations to fluidify green procurement and support the regional sustainable transition.

Immersion residence at Rhône-Alpes Regional Council to investigate public procurement processes and co-design a series of experimentations to fluidify green procurement and support the regional sustainable transition.
Agenda 21 France / Rio+20 : the future of Agendas 21

How can we (re)design local governance to facilitate local sustainable transformations?

How can we (re)design local governance to facilitate local sustainable transformations?
CORPUS Sustainable Street 2030

Walking on a street of a sustainable city in 20 years from now…

Walking on a street of a sustainable city in 20 years from now…
Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 (SPREAD)

What is a sustainable lifestyle? What will a sustainable future mean for the way we live, move, and consume? How do we know if our lifestyles are sustainable or not?... [read more]

What is a sustainable lifestyle? What will a sustainable future mean for the way we live, move, and consume? How do we know if our lifestyles are sustainable or not?... [read more]