parCitypatory blog

parCitypatory is a blog to inspire city makers, urban planners, NGOs, local government members and citizens all over the world to make their cities more participatory.

Once every few months, you will find a new article on an issue related to participation. 

The parCitypatory blog is divided into four main sections: Stories about Participation, Innovations in Participation, Resources for Participation, and the Basics of Participation.

Stories About Participation

These are voices from all over the world. I invite or interview experts to hear about their solutions in creating a more participatory city

Resources for Participation

Recommendations for urban planning resources and materials

Innovations in Participation

Innovative new methods and ideas for participation, including pop-up interventions and street art

The Basics of Participation

Introduction to the ideas and theory behind participation and people-centred urban planning

SDG11 in Mexico City

A series of articles looking at the implementation of SDG 11 (inclusive, safe, sustainable and resilient cities) in Mexico City

Urbanism Book Club

The Urbanism Book Club is for anyone interested in urban planning and urbanism.
We read one book a month together and discuss it here and on Instagram. Join the discussion and learn more about how cities can, should and don’t work!

Get In Touch

If you are interested in telling the story of participation in your community on the blog, let me know at laura[at]

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