Is the human brain operating at the village scale? – by Alice Holmberg

Human evolution does not roll itself out at fibre-optic speed. Quite on the contrary, we humans evolve extremely slowly with unrecognisable differences from generation to generation. Indeed many scientists across the board classify our neural structures still as a “stone-age brain”. What if it’s not so much that we are still club-swinging, lust-driven and grunting, […]

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CLEAR VILLAGE to redesign alleys with Tottenham community

We are very excited to announce that Design Council/CABE and the Friends of Down Lane Park have selected CLEAR VILLAGE as the design partner for the Alley Links project in Tottenham, northeast London. Alley Links is part of the Design Your Neighbourhood programme that matches community groups with local design organisations to provide expertise in […]

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Make your square

On a beautiful, clear and crisp Saturday morning in Hackney, CLEAR VILLAGE and CIVA joined the community of Regent Estate and members of the Tenants and Residents Association for a day of design and making at Workshop 44. The plan for the day was simple; get together to share, exchange and have some fun while […]

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CLEAR VILLAGE NEWSLETTER DD#II

                DYNAMIC DIALOGUES CONTINUE Our project in Helsingborg constitutes a community driven cultural engine! Back in February and March we collaborated with the Helsingborg City Theatre for the first time. Together, we staged the “Dynamic Dialogues” as a 2-day immersive Lab with a diverse range of participants contributing, thinking, sharing, […]

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Invitation to the next CLEAR VILLAGE project

Join forces for the walled kitchen garden a CLEAR VILLAGE project in cooperation with Imogen Heap Join us for an Open-Air Lab near London on September 22-28th! We invite all Clear-Village friends, members, experts and partners to participate in our first open-air lab near Romford (Essex, UK) to kickstart the restoration of an old neglected […]

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CLEAR VILLAGE NEWSLETTER

Conversazioni con il Futuro di Atina a CLEAR VILLAGE project in Mid Italy After our ‘Dynamic Dialogues’ process in Helsingborg and the ‘Repairing Broken Communities’ well-being analysis in a deprived area in Kiel earlier this year, CLEAR VILLAGE is carrying out its third main project in 2011 in a rural village in Italy.   The […]

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CLEAR VILLAGE in Germany

REPAIRING BROKEN COMMUNITIES CLEAR VILLAGE well-being analysis in North-Germany In April, CLEAR VILLAGE has been part of an urban regeneration project in a deprived area in Kiel, Germany, by bringing community involvement and engagement to a real estate refurbishment project.   What? Well-being Analysis Under the header ‘what Kieler want’, CLEAR VILLAGE ventured to Kiel to make […]

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