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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Field report #2: Maps to find DIY coops, share cargo bikes, and revitalize brown fields

For this second report, I selected again one local, one German-wide, and one global initiative. One of these initiatives is “dead”, find out why! Velogistics: a map for sharing cargo bikes (global) Velogistics is a simple map interface that allows you to find a cargo bike around where you live. With almost 200 bikes registered across […]

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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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transition>>lab in action @Mapping socio-ecological innovation workshop

The transition>>lab will be an active participant of: Mapping socio-ecological innovation – Conclave 18.07.2014 – 10:00-18:00 Spreeacker. Wilhelmine-Gemberg-Weg. 10179 Berlin-Mitte. MMM is an initiative formed by more than 20 organizations within the fields of collective economies to collaborate on Mapping Alternative Social and Ecologic Innovation. Initiated in autumn 2013, followed by a kick off Munich Mapping Meeting in March […]

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