Assembly is a decision-making body that serves as a self-managing tool for defining rules and deliberate on current issues and strategic topics.
Public-civic partnership represents an alternative to public-private partnership and a new institutional design wherein the democratic agency of citizens is coupled with the institutional stability of public administration. These partnerships hold transformative power as they emerge as attempts of commoning and demands to democratize urban governance regimes.
This tool opens up new opportunities for citizens engagement and experimentation with the new formats of governance over resources. It calls for reconsideration of existing legal formats that do not ensure democratic cultural policy and sites of new cultural typologies.
Community ownership is a form of property ownership and use beyond the exploitative logics of public and private domains. This type of ownership is more immune and resilient to real-estate speculations and private profit-seeking.
The goal of using art in public space was twofold. On the one hand, the intention was to draw attention to a public space that can be other than commercialized. While on other to investigate new exhibiting practices, but moreover a new form of socializing in the public space.
Community gardening is collectively-operated use of outdoor public or private spaces to cultivate gardens. The goal is to turn a previously disused lot, through community gardening, into a land with environmental, social and health benefits.
Temporary use is a tool to enable the use of vacant spaces in urban areas, especially neglected and decaying buildings. It allows various community members to obtain the space for their social, cultural, or other needs, under often more favorable terms, than in the case of a regular/commercial lease.