Best practice in supporting bottom-up placemaking – by Robin Houterman

In July we wrote about our view on the key messages from the Future of Places conferences in Stockholm. We talked about the emergence of new models of delivering public space in which newly emerging actors play a key role. With new technologies that facilitate these models becoming accessible to more and more people, we […]

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Paint as a tool of change – by Teresa García Alcaraz

Alongside my work at Clear Village, I am a member of the LPU collective, Liga de la Partida Urbana. At LPU, we carry out urban interventions that aim to rediscover and re-invent the public space in the barrios of Caracas through multiple and diverse artistic interactions. They are intended to be expressive and perceptive, transforming […]

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CLEAR VILLAGE HOLIDAY 2012 NEWSLETTER

HOLIDAY CHEER CLEAR VILLAGE SENDS WARM REGARDS Holiday Greetings from CLEAR VILLAGE! From meeting amongst stunning white-frosted trees in Bedfords Park to mingling for interviews with holiday shoppers and shopkeepers on Tottenham’s high street, from watching picturesque ice flows on Regent’s Canal to holiday celebrations and openings at Victoria and the Lime Wharf RECODE Gallery, […]

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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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