On Friday October 2, LOOPER will co-host a webinar on co-creation at the neighbourhood level during the EU Urban Mobility Days.
Funding agency JPI Urban Europe has interviewed two LOOPER project members. Sharon Thomas from S4B in Manchester explains how she bridged academic research and community outreach. Project coordinator Imre Keserü from VUB-MOBI describes how the project was designed and its implementation in Brussels.
The Neighbourhood conference – which is the LOOPER final conference – will take place on Tuesday 20 October 2020. The conference will centre around co-creation, community building, and evaluation at neighbourhood level.
The LOOPER project has been granted a four-month extension from the funding agencies and will run until October 2020.
The expansion of the Santa Teresa park and the development of the first urban forest in Verona have been approved by the Verona City Council.
The Manchester Living Lab is now implementing co-designed interventions to test perceptual traffic calming and aesthetic uplift along the Brunswick Street in Ardwick.
The three LOOPER Living Labs have been actively co-creating solutions for urban problems in the past year. In Brussels, a traffic calming campaign will launched. In Manchester, pilot interventions on traffic calming and greening are currently being developed. In Verona, several measures to improve air quality and traffic safety are being tested.
LOOPER is organising a special session on learning loops in co-creation to improve public spaces in cities at the 2019 AESOP conference. The session will focus on the use of participatory sensing to identify problems and online and offline participation tools for co-creation in multiple domains.