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What were once abandoned lots now provide a community with accessible healthy foods.  Whether to serve at dinner or sell at the local market, individuals and entrepreneurs are repurposing neglected urban spaces for growing food.

What were once abandoned lots now provide a community with accessible healthy foods. Whether to serve at dinner or sell at the local market, individuals and entrepreneurs are repurposing neglected urban spaces for growing food.

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A car-free day event running since 2000 in Europe,  where participating towns and cities reserve several public areas only for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport during the entire day.

A car-free day event running since 2000 in Europe, where participating towns and cities reserve several public areas only for pedestrians, cyclists and public transport during the entire day.

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the project place 4 boards with maps in the community where the people gather. So the residents can write on what they like or what they wish to have on the street, and share with others.

the project place 4 boards with maps in the community where the people gather. So the residents can write on what they like or what they wish to have on the street, and share with others.

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Art is not supposed to change the world, to change practical things, but to change perceptions. Art can change the way we see the world. Art can create an analogy. -JR

Art is not supposed to change the world, to change practical things, but to change perceptions. Art can change the way we see the world. Art can create an analogy. -JR

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Community celebrations break down silos between agencies, build bridges between community members and agencies, and create collaboration among community stakeholders by bringing people together around food, culture and education.

Community celebrations break down silos between agencies, build bridges between community members and agencies, and create collaboration among community stakeholders by bringing people together around food, culture and education.

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Remixing the classic dinner party in order to build and strengthen community, raise awareness on local issues, and develop new and lasting partnerships.

Remixing the classic dinner party in order to build and strengthen community, raise awareness on local issues, and develop new and lasting partnerships.

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StreetScooter is launching an e-car with the name 'Concept Zeitgeist'to cater for the 90% of our car journeys. At the same time StreetScooteris aiming to define a new vehicle category: the Short Distance Vehicle (SDV).

StreetScooter is launching an e-car with the name 'Concept Zeitgeist'to cater for the 90% of our car journeys. At the same time StreetScooteris aiming to define a new vehicle category: the Short Distance Vehicle (SDV).

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Community cafes operate across the U.S. to "feed each and every person who walks through our doors with dignity regardless of their means"  There are no prices, people are asked to pay what they can or volunteer for an hour in exchange for a meal.

Community cafes operate across the U.S. to "feed each and every person who walks through our doors with dignity regardless of their means" There are no prices, people are asked to pay what they can or volunteer for an hour in exchange for a meal.

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App for smartphones that is intended to link volunteers with different organisations that wish minor tasks performed. A matchmaking App, to make world work together more smoothly: www.openplanetideas.com

App for smartphones that is intended to link volunteers with different organisations that wish minor tasks performed. A matchmaking App, to make world work together more smoothly: www.openplanetideas.com

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Sharing is not only good for the environment as it reduces consumption on an island with limited space, but it also creates a sense of service to others, culture of generosity and connects people from all walks of the community to help each other.

Sharing is not only good for the environment as it reduces consumption on an island with limited space, but it also creates a sense of service to others, culture of generosity and connects people from all walks of the community to help each other.

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This was put up in the UK as an advert for the BBC World news channel. Using the idea, how about a billboard of such that facilitates people to interact with one another?

This was put up in the UK as an advert for the BBC World news channel. Using the idea, how about a billboard of such that facilitates people to interact with one another?

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