Expert Session @ Pakhuis De Zwijger: Redesigning Democracy

Report of the expert session Redesigning Democracy, part of the New Europe City Makers Pre-Summit at Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam.

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During the expert session ‘Redesigning Democracy’ four City Makers from Greece, Croatia, and the Netherlands discussed with a room full of European City Makers what practices are necessary to come to a more deliberative democracy. Amalia Zepou (vice-mayor of Athens) presented the novel City Maker-friendly regulations enacted by the municipality of Athens. Antun Sevšek (architect and researcher) presented ways to collaborate with local authorities in cities to counter processes of privatization in Croatia. Danielle Arets (associate lector Design Academy Eindhoven) added the perspective of designers to come up with and test multiple solutions. And Tabo Goudswaard (Social Designer and intendant of the The Art of Impact) expressed the value of reframing social issues.

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