Monthly Archives: June 2013

Digital urban commons

The term “urban commons” refers to collectively shared resources related to the urban environment, such as streets, public parks, and shared neighborhood amenities (Foster, 2011). It also can include intangible urban goods, such as the sense of security or belonging … Continue reading

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On infrastructuring

We  found this interesting Brazilian researcher (Miguel Said Vieira) who gave a keynote in a recent conference on the commons with the tile “New Infrastructures for Commoning by Design” which rings a bell of similarity to ours 🙂 Since some … Continue reading

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Four conceptual notions on the commons (By Helfrich and Bollier)

In their keynote address for the Economics and the Commons Conference Silke Heilfreich (and David Bollier) propose 4 interesting conceptual points to fine tune a more coherent definition of the commons that they see is missing. The 4 points are … Continue reading

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