URBZ facilitates the production and exchange of information, knowledge, ideas and practices towards better cities for all.They organize participatory workshops, designs adaptable structures and develops web tools for urban communities and practitioners.
Understanding a locality from the point of view of those who inhabit it improves the chances of success of a project at several levels:
. It identifies local stakes and players
. It opens multiple communication channels
. It generates new ideas and solutions
. It provides a deep assessment of the ground-level situation
. It improves social impact and environmental sustainability
. It lifts up the image of the project and increases support