POCACITO at CITYLINK Festival 2017 in Copenhagen, September 23

We are excited to be part of the CityLink Festival in Copenhagen, September 21 to 24, 2017. Our session will be:   POCACITO Leveraging the diversity and dynamism of cities to discover urban solutions for the sustainability revolution   Saturday, September 23, 4 to 6pm at Aalborg University Over two years…

A city for the future, a city for its people

On November 1, 1755, an earthquake nearly destroyed the city of Lisbon and its surroundings. As a consequence, the city had to be rebuilt from scratch: the entire Baixa, the historic heart of the city, ceased to exist, and the new Lisbon became the city of the citizen, not the crown.   This story…

Steps for Sustainability: First, get some spraypaint

The streets of Lisbon are covered in art, at least according to advocates of the cultural iconography sprayed, stenciled, and sculpted across os bairros, the neighborhoods, of Lisbon. Others, in blinding contrast, view street art as unsolicited social commentary indulged by wasted resources and unrealized potential. If they only knew……