A geography of alternatives: Atlas

In its map exploration, the Transformap collective has collected over 200 maps, but also atlases. An atlas lists, hopefully displays, maps. In our TransforMap inventory, we have marked them as ‘Meta’. Here are some pages that point to interesting maps. Some* do it beautifully. English-speaking Shareable’s community maps. Those 72 maps focus on sharing and […]

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Field summary for TransforMap: some insights about map commons

Over the past three months I’ve made almost 10 interviews with people behind the following: Living Lot (map of vacant land lots in NYC), Alliance Paysans Ecologistes et Consom’acteurs (CSA network in France), ESS Global/Socioeco.org (joint map for 3 solidarity economy national organizations), Velogistics (map of cargo bikes), Verbund Offener Werkstaetten (network of open workshops), Flaechen in Leipzig (map of vacant lots in Leipzig), Mundraub (German […]

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Kick-off Meeting: TransforMap Berlin Circle – 5.02, 7PM

Kick-off Meeting: TransforMap Berlin Circle — are you attending? http://t.co/aRFVpxF6IU via @attending @transformap @almereyda — Adrien Labaeye (@alabaeye) January 28, 2015 Berlin is home to hundreds of individuals, organizations, communities that are exploring the potential of mapping for change. How to catalyze this potential into the TransforMap movement? How can TransforMap contribute to make Berlin’s […]

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Mapping Jam event: putting Berlin’s new economy on a collaborative map

On October 13th, the Sharing Cities Network will launch the Second Annual Global #MapJam to bring activists together in cities around the world to map grassroots sharing projects, cooperatives, community resources, and the commons where they live. As a contribution to this global event, the Transition>>lab and the Transformap initiative convene a: Mapping Berlin’s alternative economy […]

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There are Thousands of Alternatives. We will make them visible.

Originally posted on CommonsBlog:
Launch of Transformap: There are Thousands of Alternatives. We will put them on a Single Map! Transformap-Workshop 4th International Degrowth Conference  September 3rd, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Leipzig University, S 328 TRANSFORMAP A network of about 50 individuals and organizations – from civil society, science and social business in Germany…

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