ReCreate: Nature-based Co-Creation in Senglea - Beauty in Diversity

To ReCreate is by definition a creative process of achieving relevance in a changing context.

The ReCreate project aims to build upon the vision of a group of residents from the locality of Senglea, who are actively reimagining their hometown as a greener, more livable space, using arts and gardening as their inspiration. Ultimately, ReCreate will contribute to a more sustainable, beautiful and inclusive space in line with the principles of the New European Bauhaus. The project shall feature as one of a series of placemaking initiatives in Malta, at a time when such efforts are crucial to post-pandemic efforts of community building through socio-spatial interventions.

ReCreate is coordinated by Ecostack Innovations in collaboration with Senglea Local Council, Dawra Madwarna and the University of Malta

Objectives, actions and expected results

ReCreate addresses three EIT Community New European Bauhaus Challenges:

Re-gaining sense of community and belonging

Capacity-building existing networks while involving the wider community in urban greening and placemaking initiatives

Reconnecting with Nature


Embedding nature in placemaking activities to learn about biodiversity and address inequalities in access to nature

Prioritising the places and people that need it the most

Visualising social justice in open spaces by creating opportunities for shared upkeep and creative expression

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EIT Community New European Bauhaus ReCreate is supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union