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Giovani Open Space - Barletta

Bollenti Spiriti is a programme of the Puglia Region aimed at youth empowerment. Although directed by a sectoral office for social policy, it is explicitly conceived as an integrated programme with an urban development approach, which combines building renovation with the creation of new public facilities for socio-cultural and educational initiatives, valuing the entrepreneurial and creative potential of young generations. The programme’s Urban Laboratories action uses imaginative ways to engage young people in driving forward ideas around growth, the knowledge economy and social inclusion. The analysed case of the GOS in Barletta is one of the 151 buildings regenerated through the program.

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