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Czech Republic
Project Stage:
$1,000 - $10,000
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Martin Kontra is transforming public space from commercialized and fragmented to community-focused, environmentally friendly, and integrated. Through creating a support network of community spaces, engaged citizens, and leadership, Martin inspires collective idea exchange and action.

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In the urban landscape dominated by car traffic, business and tourism industries Martin transforms the function of the public space in Central Eastern-European countries from commercialized inner cities into friendly, environmentally safe space for work and leisure. Through showcasing practical examples of inclusive community centers that change public space and engage local citizens and pedestrians, Martin proves that diversity of inner cities serves overall improvement of quality of life of all people. He is increasing people’s awareness through spearheading a social movement of empowered citizens who stand for their rights and advocate for inclusion of their voices into decision making processes on urban planning.