Kickstarter e lo spazio pubblico
Florentijn Hofman, De Badeend, 2012
If you wanted to transform that empty, weed-infested lot in your neighbourhood into a public garden, would you write to your council and cross your fingers, or take matters into your own hands and turn guerrilla gardener?
In the age of social media, there's another way. Kickstarter, the crowd-funding website, has proved that if people find your idea (whatever it may be) compelling enough, they'll donate the money to make it happen. Now there's a leap in scale occurring, with crowd-funding being used to create public spaces.
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