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Urban Gorillas (UG) is a non-profit organisation run by a multi-disciplinary team of urban enthusiasts who envision healthy, creative and socially inclusive cities. UG contributes to sustainable urban living by enabling projects and actions that bring new energy and instigate change in city spaces and communities. UG transforms public spaces into lively and innovative hubs, cultivates civil society and impacts policies. UG fulfills its mission through pilot activities and concrete actions, extensive research, and bottom-up, low-cost, high-impact techniques. UG works with communities, NGOs, municipalities and institutions to foster tangible social transformation and bring forward new models of citizen participation. The UG team shares expertise in arts and architecture, urban design and planning, landscape design, environmental engineering, economics, communications, cultural project management, as well as a love for innovation and the drive to bring about positive change.