Challenging the City Scale
9 May, 2017

Human Cities _Challenging The City Scale/ Ljubljana 2017

Human Cities Event / Ljubljana 23–27 May 2017 


Dear partners, guests and Human Cities friends,
Ljubljana is in preparation of the Human Cities event »Public spaces for Local Life«, which will take place from 23rd to 27th of May 2017. The event will address shared values in diversified urban communities as a foundation for participatory provision of local public spaces and will run jointly with BIO25 - Faraway, So Close.

Find here the press release in English.

Human Cities Program

Tuesday May 23rd 2017

17.00// Lecture 

“Possible trajectories to navigate neo-liberal urbanism in UK. Hybrid organisations to implement activist planning” by Stefania Ragozino (IRISS CNR) at UIRS, Trnovski pristan 2, Ljubljana


Wednesday May 24th 2017 

14.00–19.00// Human Cities & AESOP joined seminar 

PUBLIC SPACES FOR LOCAL LIFE at Faculty of Architecture, Zoisova ulica 12, Ljubljana


Thursday May 25th 2017

10.00–14.00// Workshops 

Ruski car neighbourhood, Bratovševa ploščad 30, Ljubljana

15.00–16.00// Human Cities exhibition opening 

Ruski car neighbourhood, Bratovševa ploščad 30, Ljubljana

19.00// BIO Ljubljana 2017 opening 

Museum for Architecture and Design (MAO), Pot na Fužine 2, Ljubljana


Friday May 26th 2017 

10.00–14.00// Human Cities Technical meeting 

UIRS, Trnovski pristan 2, Ljubljana / for Human Cities partners and invited parties only

16.00// Field trip by boat

Ljubljanica Embankments & Public Space Improvements


Saturday May 27th 2017

All day// Field trip to Karst and Coastal region organized by MAO [optional program of BIO25 Faraway, So Close]


The detailed program will be published prior to the event at 

Human Cities _Challenging The City Scale/ Saint-Etienne 2017

An interview with, Hypermatière, one of our local partners in Saint-Etienne.

About a bottom up co-creation and reactivation of an abandoned brownfield in Crêt-de-Roch, a quarter situated in the Nord of Saint-Etienne which is struggling with a growing number of abandoned lots and vacant homes. Read more ...


Ici-Bientôt, one of the Human Cities experimentations launched by Cité du design in Saint-Etienne, initiates a new dynamic in the Beaubrun neighbourhood to fight against the increase of vacant shops and breathe new life into the changing neighbourhood. Read here more ...

Human Cities _Challenging The City Scale/ Kragujevac 2017

read all about this past event here...

The Third Creative Playground Opened by Belgrade Design Week in Kragujevac

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‘Questions For Kragujevac, Questions From Kragujevac’ produced at the THINKtent. The tent was presented in Kragujevac at a conference for the HUMAN CITIES/ Challenging the City Scale 2014-18 project. The conference engaged many the Human Cities' partners in France, Belgium, United Kingdom, Finland, Estonia, Poland, Austria, Slovenia, Spain, Italy and Serbia. Read more ...
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