Benimaclet és

integral design / placemaking / urban devices

Marzo 2014

Benimaclet es is a civic engagement online platform for the collective evaluation and validation of urban development projects in the neighbourhood of Benimaclet in Valencia. Residents use Benimaclet es to know the different projects and proposals for their neighbourhood and share their input or propose new projects. Real estate developers, project planners, citizens, and municipalities list projects on the platform to share information and gather broader feedback from the citizens.

The idea is to make the citizenry feel part of the urban transformation processes that affect them by engaging them. With this platform we launched a campaign during which we built an “urbanism itinerant office” to bring the urban plannig closer to the neighbors, enabling them to take part in the evaluation and validation of different urban projects that were taking place at the moment.