Madrid Urban Laboratory seeks to explore the relationships between the city, digital culture and the common good. Deadline: May 4, 2014
Call for project submissions
Deadline for submissions: 4 May
The programme and the call for submissions are structured into three themed sections:
- Public space and open infrastructure
- Open infrastructure for mobility, energy management and consumption, public telecommunications networks, alternative public information networks, etc.
- Bringing back the Agora - new uses for public spaces by citizen groups
- Building cities based on the ephemeral and transitory: pop-up logic, tactical urban planning, temporary autonomous zones, games in public spaces.
- Urban economies of the common good: time bank, urban vegetable gardens, bartering networks, etc.
- Stories and memories of the city as a common good
- Inclusive City:
- Diseño inclusivo de los entornos urbanos, accesibilidad, diversidad funcional.
- Childhood and the city
- The elderly and the city
- Citizen science
- Networks of citizen collaboration and knowledge in the local setting
- Data gathering and distributed analysis
- Technological development of low-cost hardware and software, based on free licensing and open-source systems for citizen science projects
Of the submitted projects, a maximum of 15 will be selected for development in the workshops, which will be held in two phases: 28 May-1 June and 1-5 October.
All those submitting projects must be open to collaboration with other interested parties, in order to develop the same at the workshops.
Initiatives may be submitted individually or collectively. Each participant or team may enter as may submissions as they wish.
Once the ideas have been selected, a registration period will open for those who want to take part as collaborators in each. The registration period for collaborators will open on 7 May via the Medialab-Prado website.