Rural coworking spaces create opportunities for cooperation and innovation in rural areas while helping to attract new professionals to settle in the countryside.
Projects & Practice
The Rural Broadband project is a national intervention to close the digital divide in remote and sparsely populated rural ‘white areas’.
Turning an abandoned park area and its gardens into a community hub to create opportunities for social interaction, training and employment.
A newspaper offered training and mentoring, so that local people could become correspondents and give visibility to the daily life of small rural communities.
Supporting co-operation and knowledge sharing to tackle eutrophication in a vulnerable lake system.
Construction of a new, versatile building consisting of a coworking space, a cultural hall and a tourist office, enhancing the services offered to the residents of a rural municipality.
This project created free outdoor recreational infrastructure for a range of age groups and motivated them to take up physical activity through workshops and presentations.
Offering health and support services to elderly people and those in need by converting a former vicarage into a community care facility.
A project to give a voice to rural youth, to hear and publish their stories and to make them visible in society and its decision-making process.
Organising bicycle rallies as a means of promoting social interaction and integration.