About us

Welcome to the digital base of Placemaking Europe. We are the Network of placemakers in Europe and the consortium members PlaceCity. On this website we share useful insights, publications, tools, manuals and events. Join us to be a part of this movement.

Placemaking Europe

Placemaking Europe is the not-for-profit network of European Placemakers. You can find their profiles, activities, publications and projects here. The leaders and members of the network share here also their stories and tools. The aim is to empower European communities to use Placemaking strategies in their built environment.


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Placemaking goes in Europe through a new phase, called PlaceCity. Over decades collected placemaking tools are now categorized and described for everyone’s use. The stories behind the tools give a deeper understanding. The tool collection is tested in the Cities of Oslo and Vienna with local stakeholders.


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Agenda of the network

Every year Placemaking Europe organizes Placemaking Week Europe. We write books, organize regional or thematic gatherings, participate in calls, give trainings and lectures. The agenda gives you an overview.


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10 subjects we work on

We build the network, organize meetings, collect placemaking tools and stories. We are practitioners, work on our own projects, help others where needed. We write and publish books and articles. We set the tone in the debate on placemaking and the city at eye level.

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Become a member, sponsor or partner

The website of Placemaking Europe is open to use for all.



Placemaking Europe welcomes both individuals and organisations as members. Members are mentioned in the website and get a discount for Placemaking Europe activities.


With the help of sponsors we do a better job realizing our goals.


With the help of sponsors we do a better job realizing our goals.