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Game 1: www.prostoroz.org & Local insight power

I think local insight is one of the most important powers, because the easiest way to start changing the world is on our doorstep.

The great example of the local community initiative is Slovenian group of architects and designers named Prostoroz (in english: space+flowers).

Every year, usually in spring, with their imagination spark up Ljubljana's forgotten outdoor spaces, side streets and lawns, and change it into fascinating playgrounds for young and old.

They use recycled materials in an innovative way, lively colors, flowers and strange funky shapes.
This small guerrilla like actions for a month or so connect individuals living in the city throught the unique outdoor community spaces. Every year Prostoroz brings happiness, creativity and nature in our small metropola.

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Comment by Nick Heyming on March 6, 2010 at 4:39pm
Beautiful! Have you ever worked with them?
Comment by Elastika on March 6, 2010 at 4:43pm
No, I just try out their inventions :)
my friend is on the team.
Comment by Amanda Jeffrey on March 7, 2010 at 1:31am
What a wonderful team to do that - sometimes it takes something surprising like guerrilla gardening or art teams, to shake up how people view their own surroundings. It's easy to learn to be blind to your own environment!
Comment by Elastika on March 7, 2010 at 9:37am
I love the idea of guerrilla gardening. You just go to a shop, buy a pack of seeds and then throw the seeds on the places which desperately need some nature touch :)
Comment by John D. Boyden on May 1, 2010 at 4:36pm
i agree. Without local insight, matchinggoals, motives and collaboration are nearly impossible. +1 vision


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