Network building

Worldwide scholars, institutions and research centers interested in participatory urbanism, urban sustainability and ICT for democracy issues are invited to join the CROWD_USG network. The network is a virtual context for regular circulating information via our mailing list, being updates about projects and cognate initiatives and collaborate on prospective research projects. Ghent-based initiatives are listed on the dedicated page.

Join the network!

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Werelwijd zijn academici, instellingen en onderzoekscentra geïnteresseerd in participatieve stedenbouw, stedelijke duurzaamheid en ICT voor democratische kwesties. Ze maken nu al deel uit van het CROWD_USG netwerk. Het is een virtuele context voor het regelmatig laten circuleren van informatie, via een mailing lijst, met updates over de projecten en initiatieven en/of via de CROWD_USG nieuwsbrief. In het kader van dat netwerken worden collega’s uitgenodigd om samen te werken aan tal van onderzoeksprojecten.

Kom bij het netwerk!




Crowdsourcing for urban governance

Sustainability and the city

Collaborative cities

Research and innovation


Crowdsourcing for Urban Governance

This map helps locate projects, initiatives and institutions related to participatory and sustainable governanca via crowdsourcing-kind tools and processes.

You can zoom in and out (it’s not just Ghent!)

Everyone is welcome to add items on the map! You can do that in two ways:

1) By enlarging it (top right button) and logging in to Google Maps, if you have a Google account and you are familiar with Google Maps.

2) By sending us a note with the project/initiative/institution you would like to add, and we’ll be happy to do it for you. Suggest a project or a crowd lab!


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