OpenCity Weekly Review

640px-ChristmasMarketJenaHere’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you a list of Christmas markets to visit before you die and a road trip of urban interventions.

  • Christmas markets to visit before you die
  • Buzzfeed has amassed a list of must-see Christmas markets from around the world. The mostly-European markets are beautiful festive spaces that are bound to help you forget about the cold and snow and get you into the spirit of the season. (via BuzzFeed)
  • Urban intervention roadtrip
  • DRIVE is a nationwide journey to encourage bottom-up efforts and “drive” social innovation through design. The project documents collaborative creations with urban and rural community groups. Designed by Rotten Apple and Soft Walks, DRIVE is a six-city series that starts off in New York City and continues in Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Omaha and Laramie. (via Fast.Co Exist)

Photo by  Rene Schwletzke from Flickr CC

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