^HousingFutures’ 2017: collaborative housing

This week we will look back on ^HousingFutures’ 2017. Today we focus on collaborative housing and tenant engagement. Collaborative housing is the new buzz word among citizens of Europe’s biggest cities. With a reason. In our article about the ‘Urbanpromo Social Housing’ conference, we summarize Darinka Czischke’s (assistant professor, TU Delft) speech, poining out that it… Read More ^HousingFutures’ 2017: collaborative housing

Collaborative housing as a source of disruptive innovation

Collaborative housing is the new buzz word among citizens of Europe’s biggest cities. Some are asking whether this is just a trend or something that we need to deal with on the long run. At the Urbanpromo Social Housing conference, in October 2017 in Turin, a collective of international and Italian experts gathered to address… Read More Collaborative housing as a source of disruptive innovation

‘Cooperatives are powerful actors in the sharing economy, playing a lead role in community welfare policies.’

One of the most promising events of the International Social Housing Festival is the Collaborative Housing Workshop, organized by Italian organizations Fondazione Housing Sociale (FHS) and Legacoop Abitanti (LA). We interviewed Giordana Ferri (architect and executive director of FHS) and Rossana Zaccaria (president of Legacoop Abitanti) about their organizations, housing in Italy, and their collaborative… Read More ‘Cooperatives are powerful actors in the sharing economy, playing a lead role in community welfare policies.’