Archive for April, 2018

25
Apr
MKBT Make Better Resita
Make Better Reșița: 2 years of confidence in the city’s regeneration
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  • local development strategy . Make Better Resita . orase mici . regenerare urbana . shrinking cities . urban regeneration .

Following a two-year urban regeneration process, MKBT: Make Better and Reşiţa City Hall hosted a concluding event (Resita. Regeneration of the City, Balance-Sheet Conference, April 20th, 2018), a perfect occasion to explore and validate - together with representatives of the community, entrepreneurs, institutions and local NGOs - the next steps needed for the city’s regeneration. Besides the recap of the stages and actions already undertaken and a status quo analysis, the event taking place at the Reşiţa City Hall, also…

22
Apr
BETA conferinta
MKBT: Make Better for quality housing at BETA2018
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  • BETA . Bienala timisoreana de arhitectura . housing . Ideilagram . locuire . make better cities . make better policies . MKBT: Make Better .

This year, MKBT: Make Better is contributing at the organization of the main exhibition of BETA 2018 - the Biennial of Architecture in Timisoara, providing the research part (On Housing), together with content and facilitation for the much needed debates about quality of collective housing in Romania. On Housing is the main exhibition of BETA2018 - an event that aims to present a holistic picture of the evolution of collective housing in Romania after the Second World War. So what…

19
Apr
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MKBT: Make Better Cities for Aspire Bootcamp
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  • Ana Maria Elian . Anamaria Vrabie . antreprenoriat . Aspire Bootcamp . entrepreneurship . make better cities . MKBT: Make Better .

Anamaria Vrabie (urbanist economist, MKBT: Make Better co-founder), together with Ana-Maria Elian (urbanist, MKBT: Make Better) participated as speakers at this year’s edition of Aspire Bootcamp – a perfect occasion to talk about better cities together with the young entrepreneurs enrolled in the Aspire Pre-accelerator. The workshop featured an intense discussion about the decline of some cities that were built in communist times, about stalling or declining industry sectors, about abandoned logistics, brownfield, deplorable landscapes and people who cannot find…