At Enabling City, we believe access to inspiration is important. We creatively respond to today's most pressing issues by harnessing civic creativity as a tool of social transformation. Our flagship publications, signature programs, and consulting work spark new ways of thinking about participation – encouraging experts and enthusiasts alike to generate engaging insights that lead to positive change.
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Enabling City has for a long time actively helped shape conversations about the evolution of social innovation, resilience, co-design and civic engagement. Founded in 2010, we are run by Chiara Camponeschi with the support of a small team of dedicated staff and international co-conspirators. Do you have an idea for a collaboration or need tailored project support? Send us a message to discuss research, partnership or consulting opportunities.
We produce rigorous but imaginative research that uncovers new creative possibilities and turns theory into action.
We work with a diverse range of dedicated changemakers (researchers, creative communities, planners, progressive institutions and social entrepreneurs) to make cities more liveable, inclusive and resilient.
We develop emerging conceptual frameworks and action tools that stimulate public engagement, foster a culture of co-creation and openness, and dynamically re-imagine the 'enabling' potential of cities.
We accelerate the reach of 'place-based creative problem-solving' by sharing promising ideas and initiatives and support networks of community-powered change.
We help individuals and institutions test new ideas, scale impact, and find trusted collaborators who share their passion.