Living Innovation Zones

Thema: Urban innovation. Beschreibung: San Francisco is home to some of the most dynamic people, institutions and corporations on the planet. Its culture celebrates human capital, new modes of thinking, creative expression and a DIY spirit. Yet, walking around the city’s public spaces, there are few monuments or physical expressions of the economic and technological … Weiterlesen

Muktangan

Thema: A pioneering educational programme with an innovative model. Beschreibung: Muktangan is an educational programme that offers alternatives to orthodox educational practices. The project seeks to offer a sustainable model of quality education at an affordable cost for the economically deprived sections of the society. Mission: To evolve sustainable, replicable inclusive models of quality child-centered … Weiterlesen

Spatial Collective

Thema: Spatial Collective Limited is a Nairobi-based social enterprise that uses Geographic Information Systems for community development. Beschreibung: Spatial Collective is a social enterprise that develops innovative tools to support collective action. As the name suggests, we address issues from a Spatial perspective – exploring how trends relate through space, place and time. Through data … Weiterlesen

Urbane Development

Thema: Urbane Development is a community development venture that cultivates innovative solutions to build dynamic neighborhoods and positively impact underserved communities. Beschreibung: Urbane Development is a new kind of venture: we work with community anchors – stores, schools, faith-based groups and other locally entrenched institutions – to build resilient neighborhoods and solve problems that affect everyone’s … Weiterlesen

HK Farm / Hong Kong Farm

Thema: Urban Farming in Hong Kong. Beschreibung: HK Farm aims to grow local and organic food on Hong Kong rooftops. Vegetables and Herbs are grown, local honey is harvested. The first rooftop is located on an industrial building in Ngau Tau Kok. Ort: Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China Web … Weiterlesen

Prinzessinnengarten

Thema: Anders gärtnern in der Stadt Beschreibung: Seit Sommer 2009 befindet sich am Moritzplatz in Berlin-Kreuzberg der Prinzessinnengarten. Wo über 60 Jahre eine Brachfläche war, wird heute eine große Vielfalt von Gemüse- und Kräutersorten mitten in der Stadt angebaut. Im Sommer 2009 haben wir damit angefangen, diese 6000 ungenutzten Quadratmeter vom Müll zu befreien und … Weiterlesen

Aquaponic

Thema: Innovative städtische Lebensmittelherstellung. Beschreibung: Mischung aus Aquakultur (Fischproduktion) und Hydroponic (Pflanzenproduktion in Wasser ohne Boden). Ort: Vorreiter in Milwaukee, USA, zur Verbesserung der Sozialstrukturen durch lokal produzierte Lebensmittel, inzwischen weltweit. Web und Bildquelle: Aquaponic