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Games used to engage people in Urban Planning

Block by Block Block By Block is a joint project with Mojang and the UN which uses a Minecraft-style building game to involve youth with town planning and to upgrade 300 public spaces by 2016. Block By Block sets out to allow those who get involved to show urban planners and decision makers their own [...]

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Art and Games of Place

Projects that play with our relationship to social, digital, urban and natural environments. Many of these use Free and Open Source Software and/or participatory processes inspired by surrounding cultures. Some cause us to reflect on and rehearse how we take decisions individually or  together that effect our societies and environments. Germination X Germination X a [...]

Inspirations for Social Drawing and Drawing Places

  The Drawing Exchange by Kayle Brandon and Lady Lucy: A social drawing programme. Creating situations generic cialis where the amateur and the expert, the drawn and the drawer, the traditional drawing class and a night out down the pub, merge and lose their distinction.   Parish Maps Project- by Common Ground Common Ground works [...]

Writings on Place, Planning, Ethics, Politics

Reference texts Isis Brook – Can Spirit of Place be a Guide to Ethical Building? from Fox, W. 2000, Ethics and the Built Environment. London: Routledge David Harvey- The Art of Rent: Globalization, monopoly and the commodification of culture. New York: 16 Beavergroup http://www.16beavergroup.org/mtarchive/archives/001966.php Henri Lefebvre – Writings on Cities. buy custom essays 1996 Translated [...]

Mostly Open Source Game Engines . . .

In our work we are investigating what we need to build on our own, and what existing tools of which we might take advantage. This is a nice big list of game making tools; the many 2D Platfom game engines are delightful to review. Open Source Games and Tools Free, Open Source Game Developer News [...]

The Civic Crowd

A new social media project to crowd source citizen-powered social change – initiating, mapping and supporting local actions http://www.theciviccrowd.org/ canadain viagra

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Open Source Society Projects

OpenPlans and CivicCommons. Mark Gorton creator of Limewire promotes Open-Source approach to urban planning for more liveable streets “The top-down culture of public planning stands to benefit by employing methods he’s lifting from the world of open-source software: crowdsourced development, freely-accessible data libraries, and web forums, as well as actual open-source software with which city [...]

Edgeryders

An “Internet-enabled massive open collaboration”- a game, think tank, community and communication channel supported by the Council of Europe and the European Commission, led by the Social Cohesion Research and Early Warning Division at the Council of Europe. “Its goal is to produce a shared vision of how Europe’s young citizens could claim a stronger [...]

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Future Perfect by Ed Purver, Ariel Efron, & Christian Croft

An interactive audiovisual order generic viagra installation (2007) that enables viewers to experience an impression of how a proposed development in Brooklyn Heights will effect their neighbourhood. The installation includes by audio of residents who express their opinions about the plans. purchase viagra online It mixes 3D renderings of the planned developments with video imagery [...]


This work by Local Play (based on a collaboration between Ruth Catlow and Dr Mary
Flanagan) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License

The free software, that enables anyone to draw, make and play their own platform game levels, developed with Soda was first published to Github October 2013