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What have we missed? Inspire us with insights, examples and stories which go beyond our other missions.

What have we missed? Inspire us with insights, examples and stories which go beyond our other missions.

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When the national team wins, everyone is happy. A sense of ownership and pride arises through all the population. People celebrate and are optimistic about the future when the soccer team gets to the world cup and wins matches.

When the national team wins, everyone is happy. A sense of ownership and pride arises through all the population. People celebrate and are optimistic about the future when the soccer team gets to the world cup and wins matches.

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A smile, a laugh, or even a smirk of amusement breaks the monotony, routine and sheer mundane-ness of everyday life.  We easily recall such times with fondness and laugh about it later. What better build a community than collective experience?

A smile, a laugh, or even a smirk of amusement breaks the monotony, routine and sheer mundane-ness of everyday life. We easily recall such times with fondness and laugh about it later. What better build a community than collective experience?

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The mysterious Toynbee tiles and the Shepard Fairey's Obey Giant are images found embedded in urban streetscapes worldwide that provoke interest and engagement in the built environment.

The mysterious Toynbee tiles and the Shepard Fairey's Obey Giant are images found embedded in urban streetscapes worldwide that provoke interest and engagement in the built environment.

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Neighbourhood Branding & Resident Engagement in Further Development:
A process designed to engage a collaboration between a multicultural group of residents, investors, urbanists and municipal stakeholders.

Neighbourhood Branding & Resident Engagement in Further Development: A process designed to engage a collaboration between a multicultural group of residents, investors, urbanists and municipal stakeholders.

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A simple, city sponsored kit of parts designed to empower residents to build unique pieces of street furniture using locally sourced materials.  Intended to encourage community engagement through a citywide, open source, street improvement project.

A simple, city sponsored kit of parts designed to empower residents to build unique pieces of street furniture using locally sourced materials. Intended to encourage community engagement through a citywide, open source, street improvement project.

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In general, people want to do the right thing. Educate people with facts and show them how to use those facts to take action for the good of them and society...stand back and watch people do the right thing!

In general, people want to do the right thing. Educate people with facts and show them how to use those facts to take action for the good of them and society...stand back and watch people do the right thing!

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Individuals' and communities' behaviours, activities and context can be tracked using digital technology. In the right hands, the platform used to capture this info could be used to enhance the community. The platform could be an innovation hub.

Individuals' and communities' behaviours, activities and context can be tracked using digital technology. In the right hands, the platform used to capture this info could be used to enhance the community. The platform could be an innovation hub.

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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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