Izmir Culture Pla+form Initiative

Izmir Culture Pla+form Initiative

Background

Izmir is the third largest city of Turkey, located near the Mediterranean-Black Sea passage, opened to the Balkans, Europe and to the Middle East through Anatolia.

Parks and public gardens of Kazan

Parks and public gardens of Kazan

Context

In 2005, on the verge of celebrating its 1000th anniversary, the city of Kazan undertook a rapid and significant transformation: among many initiatives, it resolved its issues of dilapidated housing in the city center,

Manaragat Festival: Preserving culture, sustaining society

Manaragat Festival: Preserving culture, sustaining society

Context

Catbalogan city is a former fishing village, established in 1596 by Jesuit missionaries, located in western Samar, one of the tree provinces of the island of Samar, Philippines’ third largest island.