A global multidisciplinary network on housing research and learning.
OIKONET is a network of 34 schools of architecture and planning, research groups, professional and community organizations, and local administrations from 29 countries in Europe and around the world. The goal of the network is to promote innovation in the study of dwelling at a global scale by interlinking three areas: pedagogy, research and community participation. The activities of this three year project (2013-16) are co-funded by the European Union through the EACEA. This website provides information about the project activities to partners and to other parties interested in the work of the network.
May 16, 2016
MOOC – Housing Design: From Concept to Fabrication – Second edition starts on Monday, May 16th, 2016
The second edition of the MOOC “Housing Design: From Concept to Fabrication” will start on Monday, May 16th and will run for six weeks. Through a series of modules, the MOOC integrates various subjects that are combined to produce the design of a housing prototype: participatory proce... READ MORE
April 18, 2016
Sixth meeting of the subnetwork “Housing Research”, April 21-22, 2016, in Riga
The last meeting of the subnetwork Housing Research will take place at the campus of Riga Technical University in Ķīpsala. The meeting includes a study trip to Purvciemsone, one of Rigas' largest housing estates.
March 10, 2016
Third International Workshop - RENEWING : REVITALIZING Creating Liveable Cities
The third OIKONET international workshop will take place at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, from 6th to 11th of June 2016. This workshop will be dedicated to examining strategies that embrace the multiple dimensions, scales and actors involved in the process of creating livea... READ MORE
March 03, 2016
Sixth meeting of the subnetwork “Community Participation” in Barcelona, March 4-5 2016, hosted by Sostre Cívic
The last meeting of this subnetwork will take place at the premises of the housing cooperative Sostre Cívic in Barcelona. The meeting includes a visit to two on-going projects managed by the cooperative in Barcelona and in Sant Cugat del Vallès.
May 10, 2015
Local Media Contemporary living patterns in mass housing in Europe
Article in the online version of the journal Homeland - News from Portugal: Paio, A., (2014) Contemporary living patterns in mass housing in Europe. In Homeland News from Portugal.
April 30, 2015
Local Media FAU Noticias (Chile)
Information on the Barcelona project conference with title “Académica de la FAU participará en conferencia de Red OIKONET” was published in the online News at the Faculty of Architecture and Town. Planning of the Chile University.
April 07, 2015
LOCAL DISSEMINATION OF RIMINI PARTICIPATORY ACTION
Heriscape and OAPPCR present a leaftlet to disseminate locally the participatory action carried out in Rimini from June 2014 until March 2015.
February 17, 2015
Local Media RiminiSocial 2.0 Web-Journal
Information on an OIKONET-inspired workshop in Rimini was published in the local web-journal RiminiSocial 2.0 with the title “All Inclusive – Workshop di Mediazione Sociale”. It was published in the February issue (17.2.2015).
November 30, 2014
Local Media Catalan Public Television TV3
This TV-shot (5:44 min.) was broadcasted at Catalan Public Television in November of 2014. The case of study used in the participatory action carried out in WP3 was show in this report.
July 29, 2014
Local Media MONOCLE on-line radio
Lisbon housing special Section D travels to two contrasting areas of the city, Bairro da Liberdade and Portela de Sacavem, to examine the legacy of Lisbon’s housing programs from the past five decades. Additionally, we report on housing initiatives pursued by Lisbon City Hall and look at th... READ MORE