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Destiny’s Child

Time needed: 90-120 minutes. Participants: 5-8 per group. Materials  Pencils (1 per participant) Rubbers / erasers (1 per table) A5 post-cards on 300gsm paper (~3…

Studio C_____

During the Studio Workshop 2, we were trying to define the overall visual identity and some of the communication language for the Studio.  We decided to…

Studio workshop 2 (BE)

The Studio project has been running since July 2016 and the project partners have been slowly getting to know each other and find their place…

Project-Environment Canvas

Time needed: 1-3 hours, depending on the level of research. Participants: 4-8 people per group, depending on the complexity of the topic. Overview The ‘Project-Environment Canvas’ a simple…

Priming the global mindset

As part of The Studio (BE), we successful gained support from the King Baudouin foundation* with the Urban Ecology Centre and WAUW* to research techniques for…

Book – “Bridges to Local Economies”

OSMOS’ first book is hot off the press!  Based on some five years of European research within the TURAS program on transitions, resilience and sustainability, “Bridges to Local Economies” is…

the poster

Time needed: 30 minutes- 3 hours, depending on the level of research. Participants: 4-8 people. Posters are a great way to sum up an issue.  It forces…

The dialectic

Time needed: 60-90 minutes, depending on the level of discussion. Participants: 4-8 people per group, depending on the complexity of the topic. The richest part of an…

Back to the future.

Time needed: 30-90 minutes, depending on the level of research. Participants: 4-8 people per group, depending on the complexity of the topic. Emotions are a significant driver…

Why do we need Transversal Planning?

Urban regeneration projects are often a complex undertaking – complexity that people often take for granted. They often involve physical changes to buildings and neighbourhoods and related technical…

Stakeholder based innovation in Malaga (ES)

A stakeholder workshop, hosted at the recently inaugurated Centre Pompidou in Malaga (ES).  The event consisted of some 30 participants from across Malaga’s business, academic,…

The Curatorial Method

Engagement of local actors and stakeholders in urban areas is increasingly considered a prime leverage point for transitions towards sustainability. In practice it is a field…

Sum of its parts

Time needed: ~1-1.5 hours. Participants: min 3-max 5 per group. The Solbosch university campus garden (Jardin des Semeurs) involved an experiment in designing a garden…

Penta-helix stakeholder management

The way stakeholders are engaged can make a great difference in how a project is developed, in how a problem is perceived and can distinguish between…