Archives for Lisbon

The photo exhibition “Marvila: Portraits of Everyday Life” (or “Marvila: Retratos da Vida” in the original Portuguese version) will be touring the Marvila district in Lisbon in the coming weeks to showcase photos from Marvila and three other European cities.   The exhibition opened on February 28th at the Sociedade Musical 3 d’Agosto at the […]

Posted by Irene Marchi

In Marvila, a neighbourhood from the Portuguese capital, everybody has a say in what is needed in the neighbourhood! MyN team asked Marvila’s neighbours to share their wishes, interests and needs. We listened and took notes on people’s thoughts and would like to learn even more about their wishes for a better neighbourhood. Here are […]

Posted by Daniel VAN LERBERGHE

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

On Thursday, 13 March, MyNeighbourhood and the Human Smart Cities network, will hold a Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. Stay Tuned on MyNeighbourhood’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter) and follow the hashtag: #HumanSmartCities and post your messages @MyN_EU ! The conference “Human Smart Cities: The Future of Cities Today” aims at setting a stage to discuss the future […]

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

Project My Neighbourhood from My Neighbourhood on Vimeo.
This video documents the Context Analysis of the Mouraria Pilot in Lisbon, mainly focusing on the role of local NGOs and other organisations on the creation of a vibrant creative social innovati…

Posted by helene14

During two fantastic sunny days of 30 and 31st of July 2013 the MyNeighbourhood Technical Partners are meeting in Lisbon to discuss and co-create the Architecture and Technical Specifications of the MyN Platform. One of the main topics in the agenda for the first day are the ways to meet the goals that arisen from […]

Posted by Jean Barroca

MyNeighbourhood partners meet in Lisbon for the second co-creation workshop of the MyNeighbourhood concept.
29th and 30th of April, two full days with lots of discussion to brainstorm about the different possible strategic options of the project and de…

Posted by Jean Barroca

In the context of the project kick-off meeting The House of Achada was the venue for the presentation of the project My Neighbourhood, My City, at a meeting held on February 26. During the press conference, Nuno Xavier, CML and Prof. Alvaro Oliveira from Alfamicro, presented the MyNeighbourhood project. In general, MyNeighbourhood aims to create […]

Posted by Jean Barroca