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20
Aug
Grup lucru abordare integrata locuire informala
Make Better Policies for informal housing (international learning event)
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  • locuire informala . make better policies .

MKBT: Make Better and the PACT Foundation, with the support of Habitat for Humanity Romania, co-organized and facilitated the Tackling informal settlements - practices and policies dealing with housing informality international conference in Bucharest on July 6, 2018. Part of the No Man's Land project, the event aimed to investigate the similarities and differences between different examples of informal housing at international level and to identify solutions and intervention models that proved to be good practices in certain areas and…

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…

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26
Jan
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Housing Workshop in Făgăraș
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  • housing . locuire . orase mici . regenerare urbana . small towns . urban regeneration .

We start the year by looking back at what we have achieved last year and by sketching the main frameworks for this year. Last year we enthusiastically launched Trust Făgăraș, a platform for action and reflection for the revitalization of Făgăraș Region. In our approach, we intend to work on four main themes, which connect our areas of expertise and interest: (1) Housing (2) Re-activation of abandoned or poorly capitalized areas (3) Social Entrepreneurship and (4 ) Local identity and…

09
Nov
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The excellence prize “Mihai Alexandru” for young researchers in urban planning
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  • mihai alexandru . premiu excelenta . research . romania . urbanism .

On the occasion of World Town Planning Day, celebrated on November 8th, the first excellence prize "Mihai Alexandru" for young researchers was awarded to arh. Sebastian Vlad Rusu. We congratulate him wholeheartedly for his outstanding work so far and we hope that this honorary award will also represent an incentive to find in the work of the talented urban planner Mihai Alexandru valuable insights regarding the resignification of centrality in the metropolis. The Excellence Award dedicated to our colleague Mihai…

06
Nov
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Citylab 2016 – on urban innovations and the missing conversation: shrinking cities
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  • citylab . eastern european cities . housing . orase in declin demografic . shrinking cities . urban innovation .

CityLab 2016 was the fourth annual summit on urban innovation hosted by the Aspen Institute, The Atlantic, and Bloomberg Philanthropies. The event took place in Miami (US) end of October 2016 and brought together more than 500 global city leaders—40 mayors, plus urban theorists, city planners, scholars, architects, and entrepreneurs—for a series of dialogues around the challenges and emerging ideas that are shaping the urban agenda worldwide. CityLab 2016 provided an unique reflection time combined with ideas speed dating on…

05
Aug
Beginnings of Trust Făgăraș!
Beginnings of Trust Făgăraș!
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  • Incredere in Fagaras . urban regeneration .

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