What is the goal of the project?
The idea of a Nature Desks / Someș Edition on 17 and 18 June 2017 owas inspired by a picture of the Paintbrush Factory (a collective space for contemporary arts in Cluj, Romania) team during one of the first sunny days this year: all the people were sitting - including laptops - on the Factory Terrace. In Amsterdam one of the members of Nature Desks (= coworking in urban green) exclaimed: "A spontaneous Nature Desks in Cluj Napoca!" :) From then the idea developed of realising a project in Romania that inspires and stimulates the dialogue about how we work. It's primarily about the places we spend so many hours of working and how we use the green public space in this context.
We know about Someş Delivery - an independent project which tests community ideas ad placemaking proposals for the river Someș in Cluj Napoca. Nature Desks came up with a plan that suits the city, but also Somes Delivery. This is how Nature Desks / Someș Edition was born. A combination of placemaking, (co) working & local design.
Who initiated the project and which organizations are involved?
Somes Delivery in Cluj Napoca, Romania
Nature Desks, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
What can other cities learn from your project?
willingness of citizens to 'work in the urban green'