Workshops

October 7, Saturday / @CRCLR (Circular Economy House), VOLLGUT Berlin / free entrance

NOTE: Registration for Workshops starts on Friday, October 6 at 5.00 pm. Registration is also possible on Saturday, October 7 at 10.00 am, but the number of seats is limited.


10.30 am
WORKSHOPS BLOCK 1

Project: Go East! – Emerging collaborative housing approaches in Eastern and Southeastern Europe
with Boris Hrban (Bratislava, Slovakia), Klemen Ploštajner (Zadrugator – Ljubljana, Slovenia), Zsuzsi Posfai (Rakoczi Kollektiva – Budapest, Hungary), Ana Dzokic and Marc Neelen (Who Builds the City/Smarter Building – Belgrade, Serbia), Goran Jeras (Ebanka)
Moderator: Marina Yoveva (Habitat for Humanity Europe, Middle East and Africa)

Perspectives: Is Cohousing for life?
with Melissa Fernandez (University of Lancaster), Jim Hudson (UCL), Darinka Czischke (TU Delft), Helen Jarvis (University of Newcastle), Karen West (Aston University), Andrea Jones (Good Health Projects Ltd. and Brighton & Hove)

Strategy: The instruments and politics of the commons
We agree with the commons as a mutual aim. What are the instruments in our countries and what are the modalities to use them in different socio-economic contexts? What could be the political perspective to achieve results in “common projects”?
with Rolf Novy-Huy (Stiftung trias), Daniela Patti and Levente Polyak (Eutropian/Cooperative City)

12.15 pm
WORKSHOPS BLOCK 2

Project: CoHousing, CoWorking + Circular Economy. Building, Neighborhood, City
with CRCLR House, Angelika Drescher (Edith Maryon Stiftung), Michael LaFond (id22)

Perspectives: Who cares? Rethinking sharing and caring in Collaborative Housing from a gender perspective
with Christiane Droste (UrbanPlus), Lidewij Tummers (TU Delft), Melissa Fernandez (University of Lancaster)

Strategy: International European comparison of policy and success strategies
with Josef Bura (Forum Gemeinschaftliches Wohnen – FGW), wohnbund, Rolf Novy-Huy (Stiftung trias)

Advocacy: A Seat at the Table – The Importance of Community Led Housing Activists and Practitioners engaging with policy.
with Leslie Barson & Deirdre Woods (London Community Neighbourhood Cooperative), European Action Coalition for Housing Rights, Habitat International Coalition, Mietshäuser Syndikat (TBC) and others.

2.45 pm
SHORT PRESENTATIONS
European Networks, International and National Organizations

with urbego, Eutropian, Immovielien Netzwerk (Germany), Forum Gemeinschaftliches Wohnen e.V., Building and Social Housing Foundation (UK), HousingLab (Italy), Habitat International Coalition, Fondazione Housing Sociale (Italy), Habitat for Humanity.

3:30 pm
WORKSHOPS BLOCK 3

Project: Co-housing and communities: Mobilising resources locally and internationally
with Claudia Thiesen (Mehr als Wohnen – Zurich), Justyna Piruta (Ulldecona – Barcelona), Samuel Kalika (Critical Concrete / Actors of Urban Change – Porto)
Moderators: Daniela Patti and Levente Polyak (Eutropian)

Perspectives: CoHousing in 2050
with Futurium, Michael LaFond (id22), Rolf Novy-Huy (Stiftung trias)

Strategy: Building Spaces Beyond Speculative Urban Development
with Pablo Caballero (Uruguayan Federation of Housing Cooperatives – Fucvam),
Pete Kirkham (French Federation of Housing Cooperatives Habicoop), Adria Garcia i Mateu (La Borda Housing Cooperative – Barcelona)
Moderator: Melissa Fernandez (University of Lancaster)

Policy: Preconditions for Diversity and Inclusion in CoHousing Projects
with Christiane Droste & Thomas Knorr-Siedow (UrbanPlus), Ulrich Kriese (Stiftung Edith Maryon).