Author Archives: Shriya

Vítek Masare: Prague Cycling Advocacy

In today’s interconnected world there is no obstacle for dialogue and exchange between people and cities. One doesn’t have to rely on books or theory; know-how and examples of best practices are accessible within a few clicks. Delai Sam (DIY)

/ By Shriya

Vítek Masare: Prague Cycling Advocacy

In today’s interconnected world there is no obstacle for dialogue and exchange between people and cities. One doesn’t have to rely on books or theory; know-how and examples of best practices are accessible within a few clicks. Delai Sam (DIY)

/ By Shriya

Ted Ullrich: Open Source Urbanism through Product Design

Ted Ullrich is a Chicago born, New York City based inventor and entrepreneur, working at the intersection of art, science and technology. He has a Masters in Industrial Design from Georgia Tech, focused on technology, cities and transit; but his

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Ted Ullrich: Open Source Urbanism through Product Design

Ted Ullrich is a Chicago born, New York City based inventor and entrepreneur, working at the intersection of art, science and technology. He has a Masters in Industrial Design from Georgia Tech, focused on technology, cities and transit; but his

/ By Shriya

Intervention Instructables

The internet is a treasure trove of inspiration and ideas for art activism, interventions and participatory urbanism. On a recent online dérive, I found a bunch of resources with ideas and examples to inspire even the best (or the most

/ By Shriya

Intervention Instructables

The internet is a treasure trove of inspiration and ideas for art activism, interventions and participatory urbanism. On a recent online dérive, I found a bunch of resources with ideas and examples to inspire even the best (or the most

/ By Shriya

Media and Tactics for Citizen Engagement

Our second Cooperative Urbanism workshop tried to connect online and offline communities and support different forms of citizen activities in Moscow. The question we began with was: how can media and technology help communities take direct action to improve their urban

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Media and Tactics for Citizen Engagement

Our second Cooperative Urbanism workshop tried to connect online and offline communities and support different forms of citizen activities in Moscow. The question we began with was: how can media and technology help communities take direct action to improve their urban

/ By Shriya

The Social Life of Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo

In the first week of July, building on lessons from St. Petersburg, our neighborhood investigations for the Cooperative Urbanism workshops with Strelka kicked off in Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo. Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo residents, holding signs which read: I could be your grandfather / sister

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The Social Life of Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo

In the first week of July, building on lessons from St. Petersburg, our neighborhood investigations for the Cooperative Urbanism workshops with Strelka kicked off in Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo. Yuzhnoe Medvedkovo residents, holding signs which read: I could be your grandfather / sister

/ By Shriya

Lessons in Urban Interventions, St. Petersburg

Delai Sam (DIY) in St. Petersburg—hosted by Free Space and the Center for Independent Social Research— included 2 weeks of workshops, community events and lectures.   Delai Sam We traveled to the city to to participate in Adeola Enigbokan’s  ‘Sociological

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Lessons in Urban Interventions, St. Petersburg

Delai Sam (DIY) in St. Petersburg—hosted by Free Space and the Center for Independent Social Research— included 2 weeks of workshops, community events and lectures.   Delai Sam We traveled to the city to to participate in Adeola Enigbokan’s  ‘Sociological

/ By Shriya

Tim Davis’ DIY Olympics

Cities around the world are becoming generic and suburban – proliferating with malls, highways for cars, and parking lots. Suburban spaces restrict free movement and reduce the random interactions that define city life. But they might also be ideal sites

/ By Shriya

Tim Davis’ DIY Olympics

Cities around the world are becoming generic and suburban – proliferating with malls, highways for cars, and parking lots. Suburban spaces restrict free movement and reduce the random interactions that define city life. But they might also be ideal sites

/ By Shriya

КООП: Cooperative Urbanism Workshops in Moscow

This summer, Partizaning is partnering with Strelka Institute to organize a series of workshops to address local communities and engage citizens in a dialogue about their requirements. Co-operative Urbanism blog Our role is to gather insights, identify problems and include

/ By Shriya

КООП: Cooperative Urbanism Workshops in Moscow

This summer, Partizaning is partnering with Strelka Institute to organize a series of workshops to address local communities and engage citizens in a dialogue about their requirements. Co-operative Urbanism blog Our role is to gather insights, identify problems and include

/ By Shriya

Leftist Street Signs in Amsterdam

A city which offers freedoms and opportunities for people to make choices and to live their own reality is one that belongs to everyone. Unfortunately, the space and experience of our cities is usually dominated by the desires of planners,

/ By Shriya

Leftist Street Signs in Amsterdam

A city which offers freedoms and opportunities for people to make choices and to live their own reality is one that belongs to everyone. Unfortunately, the space and experience of our cities is usually dominated by the desires of planners,

/ By Shriya

Evan Roth: Hacking and Popular Culture

Evan Roth is a researcher, artist and hacktivist whose work creates open source tools that promote empowerment and free culture. He uses the ethos of a hacker to challenge systems, whether in code or in the city. He recently won the

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Evan Roth: Hacking and Popular Culture

Evan Roth is a researcher, artist and hacktivist whose work creates open source tools that promote empowerment and free culture. He uses the ethos of a hacker to challenge systems, whether in code or in the city. He recently won the

/ By Shriya