// better places

Projects proactively dedicated to improving urban spaces and places for everyone


Growing Places Indy // Empowering people to cultivate community wellness and environmental sustainability in Indianapolis through urban agriculture and education

Living Streets // UK organisation campaigning for pedestrians and improving public spaces

Made // a UK organisation dedicated to improving the quality of cities through placemaking

Neighborland // A platform to connect and empower people to improve their neighbourhood

Neighbourhoods Green // A UK initiative highlighting the importance of open space for residents of social housing and works with social landlords to raise the quality of their design and use

Paths to Pier 42 // Bringing community-led art and educational installations to a NYC park to help advocate the creation of more accessible green space

Pavement to Parks // Transforming underutlised areas of streets and pavements into new public space/pocket parks

Playing Out // Building a culture of street play across the UK, through supporting residents and organisations to temporarily close local streets to cars and transform it into space for play

Public Architecture // Enabling partnerships for socially meaningful urban design

Spacehive // A crowdfunding platform for transformative public space projects

Toestand // A Belgian youth-led organisation reractivating abandoned buildings and places by means of temporary and autonomous socio-cultural centres

Urban Bees // UK-based organisation helping bees in towns and cities by promoting sustainable and responsible urban beekeeping and improving forage and habitat

Urban Orchard Project // Engaging communities to create productive urban orchards across the UK


Email us about projects: editor@thinkingcity.org


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