Welcome to the cooperative city

Welcome to the cooperative city

What is the Magazine about?

Cooperative City Magazine brings its readers the stories of collaborative urban development processes in different areas in Europe. It is a project run by Eutropian, a company and association developing collaborative planning processes in various cities in Europe.

Our new book, “The Power of Civic Ecosystems: How community spaces and their networks make our cities more cooperative, fair and resilient” collects from 15 countries over 50 inspiring practices of civic ecosystem-building, ranging from municipal policies to strategic design methods and citizen initiatives. Available for free download. 

Public procurement with social impact

Local communities and their local governments have two possible ways to cooperate. One is centred upon the use of public procurement for social purposes. The second is based on

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Placemaking

What kinds of financial support and solidarity structures are needed to help community-led development projects flourish?

Gamification

How to make digital interaction more engaging and fun? We explore the use of digital games to experience and design your city. 

Urban commons

How can urban commons strengthen communities and help face the upcoming social and economic challenges? Produced in cooperation with the gE.Co project.

Manifesto to Action

We advocate for existing knowledge, policy recommendations and financial resources to be geared towards the strengthening of social and solidarity economy practices throughout Europe.

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