Session on "creative-city-berlin.de"

By Jessica Colaço
iHub
  Published 18th October 2010
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Reinhard Knobelspies from Berlin who is a startup coach and consultant at KfW Grndungsberater and Founder and Manager
of studio 38 pure communication GmbH in Berlin, Germany will be facilitating a session on "creative-city-berlin", on Tuesday the 19th of October 2010 from 6 - 7pm at the iHub.

Creative-City-Berlin.de was founded by the governmental departments for economy and culture of Berlin in conjunction with the efforts of Berlin becoming UNESCO awarded City of Design. A few facts below:

  • Concept, design and programming by studio 38
  • Programming based on the much acclaimed python web framework: http://www.djangoproject.com/
  • Modular functionality based on the MTV-principle (Model-Template-View)
  • First phase 2007: mainly informational site with FAQs on creative sectors and guidance for creative entrepreneurs
  • Second phase 2008: community enhancements (users can set up profiles and add own content)
  • 2008: Logo competition in cooperation with jovoto.com
  • Third phase 2009: adding jobboard, integrating external information through XML-feeds and APIs
  • Fourth phase 2010 (current work-in-progress): interface redesign, integration of facebook connect, extending profile and portfolio functionality
Designers and Developers come and learn more about this project and platform and how we can possibly create: "Creative-City-Nairobi!"

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