"Community Lab", a 4-day participatory workshop in Beirut, Lebanon about the sustainability of a neighborhood
A 4-day Design Thinking workshop in Beirut (Lebanon) on the central challenges of the main road
What was this?
A 4-day Design Thinking workshop on participatory design in Beirut, Lebanon.
Partners from 3 countries
20 young professionals from different fields worked together in order to solve 3 big urban challenges in Hamra, a neighborhood in Beirut. The 4-day hands-on training program equipped participants with methodologies in order to ideate and co-create concrete solutions.
We worked together with Architects for Change (Lebanon) and Starters for Communities (Netherlands) in order to develop a holistic approach to urban challenges. We wanted to challenge perspectives and influence decision making. During the workshop, we met with local NGOs, individuals who are active in urban renovation and we interacted with various stakeholders from Beirut. The participants developed ideas for sustainable solutions that could benefit the whole area.