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  • Tip from Athens
    180 Moires (180º) is a Social Innovation Lab, empowering communities and people to thrive, while eradicating social exclusion. Focus is employment & transition of informal economy to sustainability.
  • Tip from Athens
    Multikulti is a multicultural city guide for Athens, focusing on its vivid communities with roots all around the world. www.multikulti.gr
  • Tip from Bucharest
    Posted by krroiss
    Check out Romanian Design Week for the temporary design studio: www.designthinkersTS.com
  • Tip from Athens
    The unMonastery is a social clinic for the future. It is a place-based social innovation is aimed at addressing the interlinked needs of empty space, unemployment and depleting http://unmonastery.org/
  • Tip from Athens
    Green Technologies for the Mediterranean
    Always wanted a lush green roof or wall? Okiosteges offer unique solutions for the demanding urban environments of the Mediterranean. Lets make the urban greener http://www.oikosteges.gr/
  • Tip from Madrid
    LED Street Lights
    Madrid will update their street light system with smart and sustainable LED lights. Saving the city 44% in energy costs. http://www.newscenter.philips.com/main/standard/news/press/2014/20141219-madrid
  • Tip from London
    Underground bike lanes
    This design proposal to turn unused subway tunnels into biking lanes is really cool http://bit.ly/1LPyIEp
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    Psychogeography
    An interesting piece on pscychogeography- theory on the effects of the built environment on its occupants http://bit.ly/1zbJP0c
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    Save Water Brick
    Save Water Brick is made from leaves and discarded plastic and absorbs water. Not only is it better for the enviroment than normal bricks, it also helps to save water. http://j.mp/1C2KIwK
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    Container Gardening
    These are the 15 best vegetables that grow well in a container or pot on your balcony. http://j.mp/1E1yWWD
  • Tip from Helsinki
    Helsinki’s Ambitious Transport App
    By integrating shared & public transport payments, Helsinki attempts to effectivize the tranport network while belittling car ownership by 2025 http://gu.com/p/3qn2n/stw
  • Tip from Rome
    Urban Agriculture Inventory
    A very useful tool to city government: Making a map of all urban farms is now a reality! www.j.mp/urban-agriculture
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