Arquitecturas Colectivas: Decidim the Game in action

Arquitecturas Colectivas: Decidim the Game in action

In September Platoniq took part in AACC_Mallorca, the 12th edition of Arquitecturas Colectivas. During the week, different projects, collectives, and groups came together to share experiences, tools, and methods for co-creating and collaborating in local and...

Reuse through temporary functions at Halele Carol in Bucharest

Reuse through temporary functions at Halele Carol in Bucharest

Halele Carol is the name of an adaptive reuse project in Bucharest, Romania which took place between 2013 and 2015. The project approached the historic buildings located on the site of the factory Hesper S.A – one of the last active factories in the Bucharest with a...

The slow transformation of Navy Yard Amsterdam

The slow transformation of Navy Yard Amsterdam

The Navy Yard is a fourteen hectare site in the centre of Amsterdam which used to be owned entirely by the Ministry of Defence. Back in the 17th century, the Navy Yard was renowned as one of the main innovation districts in Europe, as it was at the forefront of naval...

PRAGA LAB: kick-off

PRAGA LAB: kick-off

PRAGA LAB invited partners, friends and the heritage community for the Lab kick-off meeting in Museum of Praga. It was the first occasion the team presented the main ideas of Praga Lab to the general public. In addition, it was also the inauguration of the cooperation...

Site visit: abandoned mine in Beringen, Belgium

Site visit: abandoned mine in Beringen, Belgium

Abandoned mining site in Beringen, Belgium. Gent University planning students @ugentmasrp went on a site visit to the former mining region of Flanders, the Netherlands and Germany - now OpenHeritage's Observatory Case "GrünMetropol", to study attempts to reconvert the...

PRAGA LAB meets Come In!

PRAGA LAB meets Come In!

PRAGA LAB sees its role as a broker of ideas and as a moderator of several initiatives already happening in Praga and Targówek Districts of Warsaw. The team proudly announced starting their friendly cooperation with another project linked to the heritage of right bank...

Consortium meeting in Berlin

Consortium meeting in Berlin

The third meeting of OpenHeritage consortium members was held on 13-14 May in Berlin. The meeting’s venue was ExRotaprint, the former site of the Rotaprint printing press manufacturing plant converted into a place for work, art, and community. Prior to the Consortium...

Exploring Largo Residências

Exploring Largo Residências

The third Observatory Case of Open Heritage is Largo Residências. A cooperative-run hotel, hostel and community venue, Largo has been an important platform for discussions of the future of the Intendente neighbourhood. Now under massive pressure from real estate...

Building the heritage community

Building the heritage community

Making the most of the spring weather, the OpenHeritage team from the Central European University organised one of its first events at the Pomáz-Nagykovácsi heritage site on 19 March 2019. The event was aimed to involve both locals and professionals, realising the...

Halele Carol visit

Halele Carol visit

In the last week of February Joep de Roo and Alina Tomescu and Karim van Knippenberg went to Bucharest, Romania to start their fieldwork for the Observatory Case ‘Halele Carol’, a former factory now used as a cultural/entrepreneurial hub...

Heritage from the bottom-up

Heritage from the bottom-up

We joined forces with ELTE, partners of the REACH project to explore the notion of community-led heritage regeneration.

Hamburg’s Patriotic Society

Hamburg’s Patriotic Society

Presentation at Hamburg’s Patriotischen Gesellschaft von 1765 Invited by Hamburg’s Patriotic Society, an organisation that works on heritage preservation, we presented OpenHeritage and the tools and policies against speculation and gentrification that we will explore...

European Week of Regions and Cities

European Week of Regions and Cities

OpenHeritage at European Week of Regions and Cities Hanna Szemző and Ania Rok presented about OpenHeritage concepts and approach on the EWRC session ‘Who owns the “right to the city”?’ in Brussels on 9 October. The session engaged cities, networks of local...

Amersfoort Conference on Built Cultural Heritage

Amersfoort Conference on Built Cultural Heritage

Amersfoort Conference on Built Cultural Heritage OpenHeritage consortium members representing MRI and CEU participated on the international conference “Citizens Involved: Participatory Governance of Built Heritage” in Amersfoort, the Netherland on 3-4 October....

REACH Conference

REACH Conference

Resilient Cultural Heritage conference MRI project coordinators Hanna Szemző and Andrea Tönkő introduced the concepts and goals of OpenHeritage at the Resilient Cultural Heritage and Communities in Europe conference on 10-11 May 2018, in the framework of the REACH...