Human cities: Challenging the City scale 2014-2018 / Investigation

Publisher: Cité du design Saint-Étienne, Francija - 2018

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Within the Human Cities project - that Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia is a part of with eleven European partners - we have published Human Cities / Challenging the City Scale 2014-2018 / Investigation. The book is a result of joint research work of the project partners - over 80 case studies of civil initiatives have been carried out, which seek to improve public spaces in their local environments. The first part of the book presents a number of initiatives and activities in which the locals in a creative way transform the urban environment (among Slovene ones we can find Skupaj na ploščad!, Odprta kuhna, Knjižnica pod krošnjami, etc.). And in the second part of the book, partners detail the examples or topics that are particularly relevant to their environments. The book is also rich in photographs.

Redaction Isabelle Daëron
Chapter author Matej Nikšič, Nina Goršič, Biba Tominc (Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia) Daniela Selloni, Laura Galluzzo, Davide Fassi (Design Department, Politecnico di Milano) Olivier Peyricot, Isabelle Daëron (Cité du design Saint-Étienne) et. al.
Design Audrey Templier
Funding sources Project: HUMAN CITIES_Challenging the City Scale, 2014-2018, With the patronage of: Creative Europe 2014-2020
Cité du design Saint-Étienne, France

Responsible Publisher:
Olivier Peyricot, Director of Research, Cité du design Saint-Étienne

Emilie Chabert, Research department administrativecoordination of Cité du design Saint-Étienne

Scientific Direction:
Cité du design Saint-Étienne (France);
Dipartimento Design, Politecnico di Milano (Italy); 
Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana (Slovenia)

• Matej Nikšič, Nina Goršič, Biba Tominc - Urban Planning Institute of the Republic
of Slovenia, Ljubljana
• Daniela Selloni, Laura Galluzzo, Davide Fassi - Design Department, Politecnico di Milano
• Olivier Peyricot, Isabelle Daëron (associated researcher) - Cité du design, Saint-Étienne

Françoise Marel, Karine Roche

The contributions to this book have been peer reviewed

Editorial coordination:
Isabelle Daëron

Graphic design:
Audrey Templier

Printing and binding:
Birografika Bori, Ljubljana

• Cité du design [Saint-Étienne]: Nathalie Arnould, Claire Lemarchand, Isabelle Daëron, Floriane Piat, Mikaël Mangyoku, Marie Seng, Eléa Tellier, Pauline Avrillon
• Design Department, Politecnico di Milano, [Milan]: Annalinda De Rosa, Davide Fassi, Laura Galluzzo, Daniela Selloni, Sara Trivellato
• Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia [Ljubljana]: Lucile Fauviaux,
Nina Goršič, Matej Nikšič, Biba Tominc
• Clear Village [London]: Thomas Ermacora, Frank van Hasselt, Robin Houterman, Sarah Mann 
• Zamek [Cieszyn]: Ewa Gołębiowska, Beata Mońka, Anna Palka, Lubomira Trojan
• Association Belgrade Design Week [Belgrade]: Vesna Jelovac, Jovan Jelovac
• Pro Materia [Brussels]: Lise Coirier, Louisa Vermoere, Wing-Lam Kwok
• Aalto University – Faculty of Architecture [Helsinki]: Antti Ahlava, Mia Hertsberg, Fernando Nieto, Sanna Rossi, Jarmo Suominen, Pekka Tynkkynen, Natalia Vladykina
• FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences [Graz]: Anke Strittmatter, Erika Thümmel
• Estonian Association of Designers [Tallinn]: Ilona Gurjanova, Kirke Tatar 
• BEAZ & Bilbao Ekintza [Bilbao]: Maria J. del Blanco, Carolina Gutierrez Gabriel, Igor Arrien Garmendia; Maialen Intxausti; Asier Larringa Casado

The partners of the project thank all the structures and individuals who contributed
to the redaction of this book providing information and material about the analysed initiatives. 
Human Cities_Challenging the City Scale project

Josyane Franc, Director of International Affairs, Cité du design Saint-Étienne 
Project manager:
Camille Vilain, International projects manager, Cité du design Saint-Étienne

Project assistant:
Inge Eller, Cité du design Saint-Étienne

All the pictures published were submitted to a copyright research. In case of errors
or missing copyrights, the publisher apologizes and can be contacted by the copyrights holders. This publication reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use, which may be made of the information contained therein.
A publication by:
Cité du design – École supérieure d’art et design (EPCC) 
3, rue Javelin Pagnon
42 000 Saint-Étienne,

Cité du design-École supérieure d’art et design Saint-Étienne is a Public establishment of Cultural Cooperation supported by the Saint-Étienne
Metropolitan Government, the City of Saint-Étienne, the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Region and the French Ministry of Culture and Communication
This book was printed in Ljubljana, on April 2018 
Legal deposit Bibliothèque nationale de France,
1st semester 2018
© Cité du design, 2018
ISBN: 978-2-912808-79-0


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