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Abstract

Minecraft is a ‘sandbox’ computer game originally launched in 2011. The game has sold nearly 100 million copies worldwide, making it one of the world’s best-selling computer games. UN-Habitat has been working with Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, since 2012 on an innovative programme called Block by Block.

Through Block by Block, UN-Habitat uses Minecraft as a community participation tool in the design of urban public spaces. UN-Habitat's experiences of impementing these projects all over the world shows that Minecraft is a good way of involving hard to reach groups such as youth, women and slum dwellers in urban design processes. Read this manual to find out how it's done.

Publication Year
2016
Number of Pages
24 pages
Publisher Name
UN-Habitat