Bakery workshop in Praga

Bakery workshop in Praga

mde The Praga neighbourhood in Warsaw is an area where production used to be present on every street, on every corner. Production was manifold: it encompassed not only big factories producing machinery or durable goods but also small scale places, providing goods for...
Local activities to build the Pomáz heritage community

Local activities to build the Pomáz heritage community

To understand how locals perceive their heritage, what elements they find important and how they relate to the Pomáz-Nagykovácsi site lies at the heart of the Pomaz Lab’s strategy. It is regarded as a crucial steppingstone in increasing the site’s popularity in the...
Ghent visits the Praga Lab

Ghent visits the Praga Lab

University students focus on heritage-led redevelopment of the district. One of the ambitions of the OpenHeritage project is to spread insights and knowledge about adaptive reuse. The spatial planning department at the Ghent University (one of the main partners in the...
Praga Lab workshop during the Informed Cities Forum

Praga Lab workshop during the Informed Cities Forum

Attendants of the ICF had the opportunity to visit OpenHeritage’s Praga Lab in central Warsaw’s Praga District. They met a local NGO – Otwarte Drzwi (Open Door Association) –  and discussed the role of the place and the values embedded in their work....
Restoration works in Sunderland Labs

Restoration works in Sunderland Labs

170-175 High Street West in Sunderland is long overdue for some restoration works! Tyne & Wear Building Preservation Trust now owns the building, and is working hard to gather the funding needed to do up these amazing buildings. The aim is to restore them not to...