Category: Community

  • Crowdsourcing Design Solutions at Build World

    Crowdsourcing Design Solutions at Build World

    Crowdsourcing solutions or crowdsolving is not a new concept. Back in 1714 this approach was successfully used to find a way (out of more than 100 submissions) to determine longitude at sea. Today, the European Union defines it as something that ‘enables individuals and organisations to engage crowds to submit, discuss, refine and rank ideas and…

  • Community and Participatory Governance

    Community and Participatory Governance

    Decisions in cities are normally made in a top-down approach without the involvement of the broader community. Because of that, a lot of people feel disconnected from what happens in their cities and do not approve of urban projects and developments and how money is being spent. With all the guidelines mentioned in this article, the…