Transformative cities

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Description of what the network is about

An opportunity for progressive local governments, municipalist coalitions, social movements and civil society organizations to popularize and share their experiences of building solutions to our planet’s intertwined political and ecological crises.

Societal problem they want to address

Better and fairer cities.

Societal domain


Basic aim of network

Highlighting community led and / or municipalist solutions from around world in 4 areas; Water, Housing, Food & Energy.


Showcasing often unseen global projects that are examples of transformative ways of creating more sustainable and just cities. Solutions often led by women, cooperatives or disadvantaged or marginalised groups.

The Atlas of Utopias has happened four times since 2018, which showcases collective transformations that ensure access to basic rights: water, energy, housing and food. Atlas of Utopias

Transformative Cities believe that amplification of changes in different locations can help facilitate radical change on a global level; in other words, systemic transformation.

For more information

Transformative cities web page

Research question about translocal networking

How best can this Network move to creating a Community of Practice, where local groups (winners, or finalists in past "Atlas of Utopias") from around the world can start to interact more with each other, learn from and with each other? What Comunication spaces / platforms might best enable such a space (Ie - that Transition Network use)?

Entry done by

Duncan Crowley at the Wikithon event 15.11.2022.