Urban Co-Governance

Urban Co-Governance

As the previous chapter exposed us to the policies and regulatory instruments to enhance the city collectively and provided clear examples of cities that have learned from the Reggio Emilia Regulation which also brought forth Co-Bologna, this chapter seeks to build...

The City as a Commons 

The City as a Commons 

This chapter looks at how public policies have developed in a few places that allow both public and private players to jointly or cooperatively generate and then manage shared urban resources across the city. It gives varying definitions of collaboration and how much...

The Urban Commons

The Urban Commons

The second chapter of the Co-city book is initiated by recalling Elinor Ostrom’s revolutionary studies of natural resource commons (Ostrom 1990), posing the question: Are there groups of residents and/or resource users who are willing and able to organize themselves,...

Laboratorio Para la Ciudad, Mexico City

Laboratorio Para la Ciudad, Mexico City

This chapter focuses on Mexico City, one oof the largest and most diverse cities in the world. It faces a multitude of challenges typical of megacities, from urban inequality to mistrust in politics, it grapples with complex issues that demand innovative solutions. In...

Lome – WoeLab

Lome – WoeLab

 HubCité is an alternative and participatory vision of urban planning created by the African architect and which questions classic regulatory and elitist approaches. the initiative was born in TOGO, a West African country with an estimated population of 8 million...

Kigali Masterplan

Kigali Masterplan

Contact Name:  Gabriela Robba e Enrico Moriello Project:  Kigali Masterplan Catchment area: Metropolitan Level. Kigali. INTRODUCTION Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda a small land-lock country located in East-Central Africa that shares a border with Congo (DRC),...

Car Next Door – Australia

Car Next Door – Australia

  Born to help solve the issues associated with underused vehicles, Car Next Door was the first peer to-peer car share network in Australia. Carsharing is a way to solve problems related to mobility and traffic congestion, especially in large cities. In fact, the...