Article: Urban Innovation Actions – CoGhent

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Urban Innovation Actions – CoGhent

The Urban Innovative Actions project CoGhent aims to connect citizen-sourced cultural heritage and the collections of the city’s museums through a central open data system. In addition, the project aims to improve cultural participation and social cohesion in public and third places through the use of these data and visualizing it in an immersive digital experience room.

By linking heritage on a city level and using it to capture and show stories in cultural public spaces, the goal is to leverage digitized heritage to be used in an engaging and purposeful way, as a shared connection amongst citizens.

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