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. 

Sex and the City

Sex & the City, a gender perspective on urban space is a research project that gathers missing yet much needed data on how different genders use and experience public spaces in the City of Milan. The project is run by Florencia Andreola and Azzurra Muzzonigro for the Urban Center of the Municipality of Milan and Triennale

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


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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