Prototyping Infrastructure for Public Spaces

Public lecture and workshop

The quality of infrastructure in public spaces is crucial for livability of the latter. Collectives of artists, architects and designers, together with social researchers, see public infrastructure as their object in many European cities. Their experience shows that well-designed public infrastructure enables interesting and meaningful leisure, public communication and good mood for people in the city and makes atmosphere of shared spaces more lively. Better design of the public infrastructure is variable, sustainable and open-coded. The workshop by iCollective and Zuloark spotlights concepts and tools of free urban culture and good public infrastructure: “do it yourself” and “do it together” approaches, open access to prototypes, use of cheap recyclable materials and artistic re-making of daily objects.

Natalia Hosie & Juan Chacón (Zuloark)


Saint Petersburg, RUS, 2016  in the frame of the Week of Germany 2016.

Supported by Arts for the City