- Open discussion
- Possibilities for anyone to contribute
- The need of a public platform, that could not be used anonymous, in order to stimulate valuable contributions.
- Stimulated bottom-up actors to participate
- Created possibilities to combine online and offline interference and discussion.
The main focus of the Brid.ge project was focussed around two pilots. One of the pilots tried to implement a smart way to create a digital platform for online deliberation on topics regarding the liveability, spatial quality and economic wellbeing of the city centre of Enschede. In a networked society more and more networked initiatives take place. Initiatives that by it’s nature of being formed and discussed by a variety of, mostly non-governmental, actors in the city, often create more support. In order to create a supplementary platform to excising platforms on for example existing well-known social media platforms, we selected a platform that created possibilities for: