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La Cartonnerie – Saint-Etienne

By Marie SENG

La Cartonnerie

http://carton-plein.org/

CARTON PLEIN association was formed at the instigation of EPASE in October 2010, around the conception by episode of temporary and experimental public space of 2000m2 : La Cartonnerie. Became playground many stakeholders (universities, developers, neighbors, professionals designing public space, associations, companies, etc.), La Cartonnerie offer a working place to collective projects, multidisciplinary and anchored in the city. This unique public space has became a place of experimentation, a living place where successive workshops, games, arts broadcasts, residences, mixed with various events of the site and its many users.

 

Key actors

Promoters :

  • CARTON PLEIN Association, multidisciplinary (architecture, design , sociology, gardening , art …)

Secondary players :

  • EPASE (urban developers)
  • Local associations
  • Neighbors

Beneficiaries :

  • Residents of the district
  • Residents of Saint-Etienne

 

Role of design

  • To build unique identity public spaces based on the resources (human, cultural, physical, energy) of the city
  • To form an associative dynamic by developing the power to act Citizen.
  • To open the fabric of the city and the conception of public spaces for citizens by inventing tools and forms of mediation.
  • To participate in the invention of new models of urbanity .

CONTACT (of the editor)

 Organization CARTON PLEIN – Email : plein.carton@gmail.com

 

 

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