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Updated Monday 24th February 2014

A new Stockholm in Minecraft.

Blockholm logo Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Blockholm Blockholm is "an exact replica of Stockholm reproduced in Minecraft. All districts, islands, streets, bridges, parks and squares are depicted as in real life with one big exception - we have deleted all the city buildings". Members of the public were invited to "participate in creating a new Stockholm in Minecraft".

It was initited by designers & developers and encourages people to participate through an online platform. Blockholm is local in orientation and concerned with neighbourhood & community.

It was launched in October 2013 and will end with an exhibition at the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design. 10,000 people have been involved.

This page is part of Participation Now, a project that brings together a diverse collection of participatory public engagement initiatives with the aim of supporting exploration, learning and engagement. Explore the collection of initiatives or read more about the project.


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