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    Can urban public space foster equality in cities_COVER

    Can urban public spaces foster equality in cities?

    In the lead up to the International Women’s Day, let’s look into this question and much more.

  • Playful Paradigm II: A New Project benefitting from the successful experience of the first edition of Playful Paradigm

    Don’t try to direct PLAY, just make the space playful!

    The experience of Playful Paradigm, developed from April 2018 to June 2021, has clearly showed that people don’t need explanation about where and

  • "The Playful Paradigm: a tool to re-think cities"

    On 8th October 2020 a "Play participatory lab" has been organized during the European Week of Regions and Cities to involve policymakers and urban practitioners for co-designing measures and sharing

  • Visiting French Toy Libraries: what’s at stake

    An article by Ileana Toscano and Paola Amato

    Toy Libraries were the focus of the Study Visit, organized in Paris and its surroundings on 1st and 2nd July 2019, by the Urbact Transfer Network “The

  • Welcome to the European Playful Cities!

    Games offer unique opportunities for engaging stakeholders in contemporary cities says Ileana Toscano. While European cities face challenges of ageing, climate change and social exclusion, we need to