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Patterns of Commoning: Medialab-Prado: A Citizen Lab for Incubating Innovative Commons

By on January 11, 2018

Marcos García:  Through its workshops, collaborative teams, classes and public events, Medialab has enabled the development of open design hives for urban beekeeping,1 sponsored collaborative translations of books,2 and assisted development of experimental video games.3 It has invited anyone who is interested to help develop a new data visualization for air quality in Madrid4 and a... Continue reading

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“Sharing Cities” Book Shows Variety of Urban Commoning

By on December 8, 2017

So what might the commons actually achieve for you if you live in a city?  How might you experience the joys of commoning? Check out Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons, a fantastic new book that describes more than 100 case studies and model policies for urban commoning. Researched and published by Shareable, the book... Continue reading

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A Shareable Explainer: What are the Commons?

By on April 29, 2017

New Economy and Social Innovation: Commons are often associated with natural resources like the oceans and forests — areas that belong to everyone. But commons are not just resources. They are not simply Wikipedia pages or the city grounds used for urban gardening. They comprise of a resource, a community, and a set of social... Continue reading

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