Archives for Aalborg

Across the world, research shows that cities have lost the sense of neighbourhood and community living that used to make people feel more connected to each other and urban environments happier places to live. MyNeighbourhood aims to create a new and ‘smarter’ conception of the ‘City’ that focuses on people and their well-being rather than […]

Posted by Daniel VAN LERBERGHE

Lately, Aalborg pilot has focused on people engagement for its Voluntary Help Service, piloted in the MyN project. The Aalborg’s Voluntary Help Service is coordinating voluntary assistance for people with handicap to engage in various social activities in their neigbourhood. On 24 april 2014, Aalborg pilot presented their new service at the activity centre ‘LejbjergCentret’, […]

Posted by Daniel VAN LERBERGHE

On Wednesday, 26 February, MyNeighbourhood team wanders in Aalborg to capture the spirit of the Danish pilot. Eleven stakeholders have been interviewed and filmed in the vibrant streets of the Nørresundby neighbourhood, where citizens with disabilities and volunteers testing the Aalborg ‘Voluntary Help’ service shared their rich experiences. The team invaded with their lenses the cozy […]

Posted by Daniel VAN LERBERGHE

Members of the Birmingham MyNeighbourhood team joined EurActiv and manned a stand this week at DataDays 2014, a three-day conference held in Gent, Belgium, dedicated to the use of open data to improve city services. Delegates were impressed to see that the MyNeighbourhood initiative had placed citizens and people at the heart of its approach… » read more

Posted by MyN_EU

MyNeighbourhood is celebrating the close of a successful three day project meeting in the Danish city of Aalborg. Hosted by the University, a MyNeighbourhood pilot partner, the interactive and collaborative meeting comprised a series of discussions and hands-on workshops to further develop the co-design work undertaken by the pilot partners. From exploring potential gamification processes […]

Posted by Jean Barroca