On 1-10 September 2023 Museo Spazio Pubblico hosted the first workshop of the Public Space Academy, the first, free educational program on public space promoted by City Space Architecture in partnership with the Ove Arup Foundation and in collaboration with UN-Habitat.

The workshop attracted a lot of interest and was attended by:

• 8 curious learners from around the world, joining us from Israel, Lithuania, Greece, France, Mongolia, Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador, including 2 early-career scholarship recipients;
• 30+ speakers from various professional fields, coming from Italy, Greece, Spain, Belgium, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Austria, United Kingdom, Tunisia, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Australia;
• online participation of UN-Habitat from Kenya.
The workshop also included:
• a 1-day seminar organized in collaboration with Fondazione Innovazione Urbana, in the workspace of Bologna Attiva – Temporanea at DUMBO;
• site visit of 3 cities / Bologna, Milan, Venice;
• the exhibition of the 2022 edition of the European Prize for Urban Public Space promoted by Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), hosted at Museo Spazio Pubblico;
…and so much more!