The ROCK VISION for Lisbon is developed using the city’s distinctive multicultural features to foster collaborative, participatory and innovative cultural initiatives by mapping and promoting innovative re-use of historic buildings, cultural equipment, and unused spaces with high cultural potential. The aims are to attract new talents of the creative industries, develop ICT infrastructure to promote synergies, and create programmes to bridge generational gaps to strengthen the interested sites
The ROCK VISION for Skopje is about transforming the historic city area into a knowledge-, culture- and technology-driven hub. The goals are to promote creative and ICT-supported spatial practices in public spaces by bringing different stakeholders together in creative collaborative living labs as well as to develop
The area where ROCK actions are implemented is a highly significant protected site of cultural heritage, which includes the city fortress, the Old Bazaar, many buildings and monuments, a vibrant open air green market, a residential area, a commercial space, a cultural center, the faculties of the four Universities and a complex of museums in the former Jewish neighbourhood of Skopje. The City saw a remarkable urban change in the last sixty years that created a unique collage of urban fragments from different periods reflecting the multicultural social fabric of the local community. The specific sites of intervention are:
The ROCK VISION for Bologna aims to transform the University area in the historical city-centre (Zamboni) into a Sustainable Cultural and Creative District (Zamboni SCCD) by improving safety, mitigating social conflicts, attracting visitors and tourists, entrepreneurs and private investments. The aim is to develop co-designed cultural (“multidimensional regeneration: space and time of the city”) and sustainable initiatives (green mobility, living labs) in this area, to increase pedestrian flows and slow mobility with new cultural routes, and to enhance porticoes as a unique spatial feature of the area.