Placemaking Events

A Resilient Place

Art event with Yari Miele on the occasion of the Art City White Night

The Italian artist Yari Miele created a site-specific installation at City Space Architecture headquarters and the biodiversity public garden for the Art City White Night of Arte Fiera. This internati

Posted on 23/12/13

A Resilient Place

Renovation of the green infrastructure

The renovation of the green infrastructure, as outlined in the cooperation pact signed with the Municipality of Bologna, aimed to comprehensively redesign the green space. The municipality requested t

Posted on 23/12/13

A Visionary Place in Bologna

What we have learned from our Parklet in Bologna

In 2020 City Space Architecture implemented a parklet in front of its operational headquarters in the Porto-Saragozza neighbourhood, in order to promote community engagement and create cross-disciplin

Posted on 22/01/17

A Visionary Place in Bologna

Exhibition at the Parklet from a local art collective

On May 29-30, 2021 the parklet hosted, in the late afternoon, the temporary art exhibition U R R U N, promoted by the Mezcla collective, a group of young performers from the Porto-Saragozza neighbourh

Posted on 21/07/25

A Seedling Place

Guided Walk

Urban Gorillas and Students of the Summer course: Urban Entrepreneurship - Opportunities in times of uncertainty  took part in two guided visits in relation to Greening strategies in the city and

Posted on 21/07/03

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Pick your favourite!

The proposals or A-pla(y)ce interventions were now presented by students to the local community representatives and exhibited in the neighbourhood community place. The event was followed by a lively d

Posted on 21/05/30

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Students' proposals • discussions

In the last segment of the workshop course students collected and synthesised all the knowledge and information gained in previous sessions – from theoretical knowledge and references to actual

Posted on 21/05/29

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Guest lecture and consultations: Playscapes • Creativity and Safety

The workshop process has now gradually reached the design phase. Students insight into the alleys structure, children’s behaviour and parents or teachers’ opinions have progressively matur

Posted on 21/05/25

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Playing with kids & challenging wits!

Students were now invited to pilot the knowledge gained and the observation techniques acquired in the previous lectures. We organised several ventures where students were able to meet the kids from a

Posted on 21/05/19

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Guest lecture: Children in the playground - observation techniques • psychological account

After getting more familiar with the location and thematic focus of the workshop, students were invited to the second guest lecture delivered by prof. dr. Matija Svetina, a professor at the Department

Posted on 21/05/14

A-Pla(y)ce in Ljubljana

Guest lecture: Planning of Play Space • from strategic to implementation level

After the first introductory session of the workshop with students and mentors, we dug into the “playmaking” challenges with a guest lecturer, dr. Maja Simoneti, a licensed landscape archi

Posted on 21/05/13

A Seedling Place

Urban Playground, Toyo University, Japan

Urban Playground was a design thinking workshop led by Urban Gorillas for the CreaToyo event of Toyo University. The Workshop was part of a series of learning events in the context of the current Euro

Posted on 21/02/05