Frank Meijer and Daan Sanders are two Urban Planning students from the NHTV university in the Netherlands, located in Breda. 

We were interested in the future of cities, the trend of individual and community involvement and in what the main challenges are that in general the population, and in smaller scale the inhabitants of Budapest has to face with.

The purpose of this magazine is to document better the urban transformation processes we encounter.

Márton Berki gave a presentation on the gentrifying District VIII of Budapest from a critical point of view.

There has been a growing interest in the role and application of service design in the public sector and in policy making. 

Working with you for a better city - this is the aim of Mindpsace’s launched initiative and online platform, Better Budapest.

For the second SCCM discussion Zoli Erdős, one of the active members of the Civils for the Palace District Association was invited to share his experiences.

For the first Shared Cities:Cretive Momentum (SCCM) discussion Mindspace invited Gabor Szohr, landscape architect, co-founding member of Újirany

In October 2016 Mindspace opened a cultural pop up space at Mikszáth square as part of SCCM project. The pop up space welcomes citizens and experts for discussions and exchanging of ideas.

As I walk between the high tables set up in the back of the room, I realize these participants are exchanging project information, contacts, ideas and aspirations for a better city.

Mindspace founders and volunteers work hand in hand concluding and perfecting the last-minute details of the long-awaited urban game that is set to begin in a few hours.

The second Smart City Budapest Conference,  Mind the Game, took place on the 6th to 9th October, and was organized by Mindspace. 

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