The failed initiative to save postmodern buildings in Potsdam shows that participatory democracy is a struggle in Germany.
By Maxim Silva
Not all grassroots projects are successful. But this does not mean that we should not try to create and take risks. Love, directed at places and people, gives us the strength to go forward. This happened to Celia Castro in the Spanish city of Seville.
Nina Skibnevsky's slow fashion brand Haptic Path transmits her values: loving beauty and nature, travelling and justice
Chicago based architectural historian Elizabeth Blasius is exploring and defending vernacular architecture, that is designed and based on local materials, needs and traditions.
Zhenya Nedosekina (artistic name: Jekka), 29, is a singer and electronic musician from Moscow. In 2016, she started the blog "Parallel," which is devoted to female musicians in Russia and other post-Soviet countries.
Outstanding Belgian ceramist Mie Ghesquiere shared with us her experiences creating a local community of artists with the intention of promoting their work.