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URBACT Mid-term event in Brussels

URBACT Mid-term event in Brussels

An interactive workshop exploring what cities do or could do to improve the overall sustainability of their food system. A joint reflection on how cities might move beyond an inventory or wish list of inspiring actions to a strategy that generates a vision of a coherent local food system.
"Public and collaborative" book

“Public and collaborative” book

The DESIS network published a book which includes 11 articles that present from a critical perspective the labs’ projects and activities during the 2012-2013 period.
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
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]
A21_GIRONDE, A TERRITORY OF SOCIAL CO-RESPONSIBILITY IN 2033

Agendas 21 of tomorrow for ‘Conseil General 33’ Toolbox to co-create and build with the ‘Girondin’ stakeholders a desirable vision for the territory. This was for SDS the second occasion... [read more]

Agendas 21 of tomorrow for ‘Conseil General 33’ Toolbox to co-create and build with the ‘Girondin’ stakeholders a desirable vision for the territory. This was for SDS the second occasion... [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?
HUMAN CITIES 2012 / Reclaiming public space

How to reclaim public space ? How may citizen re-appropriate and seize public space for collective activities and creative interventions?

How to reclaim public space ? How may citizen re-appropriate and seize public space for collective activities and creative interventions?
Agenda 21Molenbeek / Citizen-walks

Participative organization of a series of citizens walks for the initial diagnosis phase of the new Agenda 21 process of the municipality of Molenbeek in the framework of Agenda Iris... [read more]

Participative organization of a series of citizens walks for the initial diagnosis phase of the new Agenda 21 process of the municipality of Molenbeek in the framework of Agenda Iris... [read more]
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]
City-Eco-Lab

Photo-stories developed with 6 families for the City-Eco-Lab exhibition in the 2008 Design Biennale to picture visitors how daily life could be in a more sustainable Saint-Etienne and engage towards... [read more]

Photo-stories developed with 6 families for the City-Eco-Lab exhibition in the 2008 Design Biennale to picture visitors how daily life could be in a more sustainable Saint-Etienne and engage towards... [read more]
Creative Communities for Sustainable Lifestyles

Collection of cases of social innovation promising in terms of transition towards sustainable living with UNEP and the Swedish Task Force on Sustainable Lifestyles in Brazil, China, India and Africa.... [read more]

Collection of cases of social innovation promising in terms of transition towards sustainable living with UNEP and the Swedish Task Force on Sustainable Lifestyles in Brazil, China, India and Africa.... [read more]
Global Survey on Sustainable Lifestyles

3 scenarios of sustainable living presented through 9 solution story-boards discussed randomly in the online survey promoted by UNEP to beyond 8000 youths worldwide.

3 scenarios of sustainable living presented through 9 solution story-boards discussed randomly in the online survey promoted by UNEP to beyond 8000 youths worldwide.
Nanoplat project

Development of a Platform for Deliberative Processes on Nanotechnology in the European Consumer Market based on social computing tools. Projective scenarios simulating possible developments of nanotechnologies in food to stimulate... [read more]

Development of a Platform for Deliberative Processes on Nanotechnology in the European Consumer Market based on social computing tools. Projective scenarios simulating possible developments of nanotechnologies in food to stimulate... [read more]
LOLA Looking for Likely Alternatives

Fostering interests and involvement in education for sustainability and responsible living in national school curriculum: LOLA starts as a follow-up of our exploration of social innovations for sustainability. ... [read more]

Fostering interests and involvement in education for sustainability and responsible living in national school curriculum: LOLA starts as a follow-up of our exploration of social innovations for sustainability. ... [read more]