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We are Urban Species, an action-research group based in Brussels focusing on citizen participation
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Exhibition mobile units for ‘Living Reine’
For their yearly neighbourhood event Living Reine (3.0) -- an event “to create a meeting moment between students, residents and organizations from the neighbourhood” -- the RenovaS Reine antenna team ...
Pieces of the pietonnier
‘Pieces of the Piétonnier’ was an intervention that put the historical significance of the recent construction works on the Brussels’ city centre pedestrian zone into perspective by inviting people to...
Light Tree Intervention @ Citizen Lights 2020
Following the good reception of Neighbourhood Light Choreography during Citizen Lights 2018, the organisation of the Schaerbeek light festival contacted us to explore how to extend the collaboration. ...
Amplificathon - A collective work session
From the 25 to the 29th of November 2019, Urban Species invited 5 designers and artists to share their practices and methodologies and work on participation in public space. During those 5 days we too...
Super Animated Thursday / Super Jeudi Animé
The neighbourhood organisation Fort Ensemble in Sint-Gillis (Brussels, BE), a local socio-cultural association that gathers inhabitants, shopkeepers, social and cultural organisations, solicited the U...
Mobile unit for a local sustainable mobility hub
For this intervention, the SUCIB team co-designed, developed and assembled a ‘mobile unit’ for a Brussels civic organization opening a new local ‘sustainable mobility hub’ (RenovaS Stephenson), which ...
plab: chambre d'echo
Yesterday we conducted our second "echo chamber", a meeting where we presented our research and worked on topics related to it with people interested in the same themes and fields: friends and sponsor...
Jury special mention of the Gerard Deledalle Prize.
We are all very happy that Giulietta Laki’s Phd Thesis was awarded the jury special mention of the Gerard Deledalle Prize.🏆 On est tou.te.s très heureus.e.s de voir la thèse de doctorat de Giulietta ...
Radial forest, meeting and informing people with technology.
Two weeks ago, we deployed the first iteration of our radial forest, a kinetic voting system developed in partnership with Renovas. Renovas wanted to include people who usually don't show up at city ...