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  • Rural Cultural Planning (CBSS)

    Project title: Rural Cultural Planning (project site); Description and goal: Smaller towns and rural communities offer many advantages which cities lack, such as easy access to nature, local traditions and skills, place-based food systems, etc. However, to take full advantage of the rebalancing between the urban and the rural, smaller rural communities need to activate…

  • Urban Cultural Planning – citizen-centred social innovation (Interreg BSR)

    Project title: Cultural Planning as a proven method of citizen-centred social innovation (Urban Cultural Planning). Partners: Danish Cultural Institute (Leader), City of Pori, City of Riga, Guldborgsund municipality, Pomorskie Voivodeship, City Culture Institute, Heinrich Böll Foundation Schleswig-Holstein, Project company Kiel-Gaarden GmbH, The Baltic Sea Cultural Center, Copenhagen International Theater, University of Skövde, Inland Norway University…

  • Culturability: Exploring Visaginas City Identity – participatory approach (NCM)

    Project title: Visaginas: Participatory Approaches Toward Developing the Identity of the City Partners: Danish Cultural Institute (Leader), City of Pori, Culturability network, Laboratory for Urban Games and Research Laimikis.lt Every consortium partner explored the local cultural resources and the existing networks of cultural actors in the chosen areas. Based on materials collected during participatory research,…

  • Co-design workshops: open code urban furniture (ECF)

    Title: Open code urban furniture, co-design workshop This initiative is part of a bigger networking project, “Public Space Makers”. Grantee of ECF Design & Research Grant: Jekaterina Lavrinec (Laimikis.lt). Associated partners: Noel Hatch (European Alternatives, UK), Paco Gonzalez (RadarQ, Spain). During the project, co-design workshops are run in London, Barcelona, and Vilnius in cooperation with the…

  • Arts-based research and placemaking in Šnipiškės (timeline)

    Our placemaking program for the historic Šnipiškės neighbourhood started in 2012. The arts-based approach is our main method, which means that during the research stage, we start involving local residents in cooperative actions that contribute to the local well-being. We foster networks of mutual help by providing and administrating local communication tools, platforms and formats.…

  • Citizen participation in urban governance (CBSS)

    Project title: Citizen Participation in Urban Governance Partners: Minsk Urban Platform (leader), Laboratory for Urban Games and Research “Laimikis.lt”. Audiences of the project: urban activists, practitioners, and experts working in participatory planning in Belarus and the Baltic Sea Region. Inhabitants of the districts of multistore houses in Minsk. Users of the public spaces in Vilnius.…