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Great Human Cities stories 

 After Milan in April 2016. Human Cities_Challenging the City Scale will meet its network and general audience in Belgrade and Kragujevac from 16-19 February 2017. One month later, all Human Cities Partners will be meeting in France at the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2017 on 12-13 March 2017. Discover below the most recent stories of 2016 of all the Human Cities partners.


School as a Service 

A school of today and the future is more flexible and connected to society. Old patterns of teaching and learning are replaced with social interaction and learning together. See here the full interview with Human Cities Partner Antti Ahlava, director of Group X on the campus of Aalto University. Read here all about this innovative school in Helsinki.


Conclusive experiment at la Piana 
The last step of the action based research at La Piana has been focused on collecting and analyzing the results of the previous experimentation labs and exhibition in order to prepare the final one on June 2nd. An event in which neighbouring communities, Atir Ringhiera theatre and the research team of Politecnico Milano achieved together the desired shade. Read here more.

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I stopped working for others because then I have the responsibility and I feel like an advertising agency. When I work for Yello, I can make a fool out of myself. Whatever I do I go through the process of becoming a child, an idiot, totally unimportant. When I have the responsibility to start with it is disturbing." "I think every human is a God. All our life is about becoming like a child, trying to find out who is really hidden inside yourself, who you really are, who is the divine being inside. Great alpinist climb mountains not to become world famous, but to learn something about themselves, to come closer to that inner-child. If you are exposing yourself to the process of climbing the mountain, it is very important you are prepared to make a fool of yourself, to let yourself fall into the emptiness of vague idea, and to have the courage to be a total idiot. Only then you have a chance to die with the smile on your face.