The Italian Institute of Urban Planning has launched a competition to identify best practices in the field of Urban Management of public spaces (by Public Administrations and third sector organisations)

A "call for ideas" is open until 31st March 2013 to investigate the correlation between physical public space and virtual networks: the objective of the call is to identify emerging BPs stemming from the use of social networks, co-working, crowd-sourcing and community hubs specifically on "social cities" and open source cities".
Participation is called for architects, designers, researchers, sociologists, communication experts and Public Administrations officials.

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