This Meanwhile Ning, set up in June 2009, has grown steadily ever since and yesterday reached 1,000 members.
Congratulations to all of you, and particularly to Jessica at Meanwhile Space.
Keep talking, keep helping each other, keep promoting meanwhile uses because every day that a building or piece of land stands empty is another opportunity lost.
Best wishes to all, Jess…Continue
Added by Jess Steele on June 30, 2011 at 11:37am — No Comments
Find out more about the project here http://renewnewcastle.org/about
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We were at central government last week to chat to BIZ and CLG for the review of the handling of Change of Use Classes and the Planning Permission. It was very interesting to delve deeper into the planning uses and how they work and we were very happy to learn there is some flexibility within the classes that allows you to move from certain uses to others without the need for planning permission.
Apparently it is always best to check with your local authority planning team,…Continue
Added by Emily Berwyn on June 20, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments
A Flourish of Meanwhiles: Do ‘pop ups’ offer real long term possibilities?
Tuesday 28th June 18.30- 20.30 RIBA 66 Portland Place London
London and other European cities are experiencing a boom in temporary uses of space. Whether cycle cafes, cineroleums, sky rooms or learning hubs, they offer a wealth of ideas for…Continue
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The Architecture Foundation has launched a book documenting the Union Street Urban Orchard - a meanwhile project that saw a community garden and orchard spring into bloom on a disused site in Southwark. The book includes essays from those who made it happen, useful DIY tips and…Continue
Added by Moira Lascelles on June 12, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments
We'd like to help you use empty spaces in Lurgan and Portadown for you to try your "pop-up" ideas. Whether you know what you would like to do or not, come and speak to…Continue
Added by Emily Berwyn on June 7, 2011 at 4:40pm — No Comments
The Bubble Chamber has shown how art and culture can regenerate city centres by reimagining empty shops for artistic ventures throughout the West Midlands. Over 18 months the Bubble Chamber has been animating void spaces with live performance, film and computer technology. In Coventry, the initiative has been so successful that a resurgence of interest in a small but significant part of the city can be credited to local artists making a regenerative statement.
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