Citizens Redesign Their City in Dreamhamar / Ecosistema Urbano

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’s Kommune decided to take a pioneer approach to the construction of the new Stortorget Square, now just a parking lot. In an effort to bring democracy back to public spaces, citizens are invited to join the free on-site workshops that will take place from September to November, to question themselves about their city and work together to improve it. The workshops follow a horizontal and participative methodology, led by Ecosistema Urbano that will determine Stortorget’s new configuration, which is known as Dreamhamar. More images and project description after the break.

Hamar Police Station / Filter arkitekter + LPO

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Architects: Filter arkitekter + LPO
Location: Hamar, Norway
Project area: 6,500 sqm
Project year: 2009
Photographs: Kristin Hovde, Per Olav Pedersen

ONETHOUSANDSQUARE / Lluis Sabadell Artiga + Ecosistema Urbano

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Spanish architects Lluis Sabadell Artiga + Ecosistema Urbano shared with us their project ONETHOUSANDSQUARE, winner of the Stortorget Main Square Competition in Hamar, . More images and architect’s description after the break.