A global multidisciplinary network on housing research and learning.
OIKONET is a network of 34 schools of architecture and planning, research groups, professional and community organizations, and local administrations from 25 countries in Europe and around the world. The goal of the network is to promote innovation in the study of dwelling at a global scale by interlinking three areas: pedagogy, research and community participation. The activities of this three year project (2013-16) are co-funded by the European Union through the EACEA. This website provides information about the project activities to partners and to other parties interested in the work of the network.

September 13, 2016


Image Thinking Dwelling

On Wednesday 14, 2016 it starts the second edition of the THINKING DWELLING program at the School of Architecture La Salle. The first edition took place in 2015/2016 with the participation of students and teachers from six schools from the OIKONET network. The purpose of THINKING DWELLING is The ... READ MORE

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September 06, 2016

Third OIKONET "Global Dwelling" conference coming soon.

Manchester conference

The conference will take place at the Renaissance Hotel, Manchester, UK, on 23 September 2016, hosted by the Grenfell-Baines Institute of Architecture, School of Art, Design and Fashion, Universi... READ MORE

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June 26, 2016

Belgrade workshop in Serbian television

Serbian TV coverage

Reportage about the Belgrade workshop in the Serbian Radio Television (min. 45-49)

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May 16, 2016

MOOC “ Housing Design: From Concept to Fabrication" Second edition starts on Monday, May 16th, 2016


The second edition of the MOOC “Housing Design: From Concept to Fabrication” will start on Monday, May 16th and will run for six weeks. Through a series of modules, the MOOC integrates various subjects that are combined to produce the design of a housing prototype: participatory pro... READ MORE

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April 18, 2016

Sixth meeting of the subnetwork Housing Research, April 21-22, 2016, in Riga

Sixth meeting of the subnetwork “Housing Research”

The last meeting of the subnetwork Housing Research will take place at the campus of Riga Technical University. The meeting includes a study trip to Purvciemsone, one of Rigas' largest housing estates.

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March 10, 2016

Third International Workshop - RENEWING : REVITALIZING Creating Liveable Cities

Third International Workshop  RENEWING : REVITALIZING Creating Liveable Cities

The third OIKONET international workshop will take place at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Belgrade, from 6th to 11th of June 2016. This workshop will be dedicated to examining strategies that embrace the multiple dimensions, scales and actors involved in the process of creating liv... READ MORE

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March 03, 2016

Sixth meeting of the subnetwork Community Participation in Barcelona, March 4-5 2016, hosted by Sostre Cívic


The last meeting of this subnetwork will take place at the premises of the housing cooperative Sostre Cívic in Barcelona. The meeting includes a visit to two on-going projects managed by the cooperative in Barcelona and in Sant Cugat del Vallès.

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April 07, 2015



Heriscape and OAPPCR present a leaftlet  to disseminate locally the participatory action carried out in Rimini from June 2014 until March 2015.

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November 30, 2014

Catalan Public Television TV3

This TV-shot (5:44 min.) was broadcasted at Catalan Public Television in November of 2014. The case of study used in the participatory action carried out in WP3 was show in this report.

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July 29, 2014

MONOCLE on-line radio

Lisbon housing special Section D travels to two contrasting areas of the city, Bairro da Liberdade and Portela de Sacavem, to examine the legacy of Lisbon’s housing programs from the past five decades. Additionally, we report on housing initiatives pursued by Lisbon City Hall and look at ... READ MORE

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