The ProstoRož association sprung into life in 2004 as a spontaneous answer to our desire to explore and understand open city space.
It is a continuous project of public space cultivation, its goal developing a method of reviving and arranging of the degraded urban spaces. In doing this, we believe in joint efforts of experts from various fields of spatial planning, architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, nature conservation, cultural heritage and tourism. Our space interventions are always followed by public discussions in which we try to include experts as well as laymen.
ProstoRož explores, examines and opens new possibilities of public space use in accordance with the needs of its inhabitants and tries to reveal how sometimes minimal means and small interventions are enough to present the city’s inhabitants and visitors with pleasant spaces for hanging out, playing or working in the open air. Our interventions are not mere artistic installations in public areas but also in-depth searching for new city planning options of space use. We believe that in applying the appropriate approach to space planning as well as appropriate contents the amount of various forms of vandalism in public areas can be reduced.
As young architects and designers, it is our goal to draw attention to certain areas in the city. With our interventions, we contribute to shaping a well planned and relaxed city with functional urban spaces. We wish for our installations to become an inspiration to all who manage or use these spaces.
website: PROSTOROŽ / PROSTOROZ.ORG
photo: miran kambič