Places of Interest

A personal database of inspiring places around the world that foster local and global impact. Know a place that ought to be on this list?

Kodomo Yume Park

Hanegi Playpark

A playground in a park where kids can build the play structures.

  • playground
  • parks


TwispWorks welcomes businesses, non-profit organizations, artists, craftspeople and the community at-large to the 6.4 acre campus to share, collaborate and celebrate the vibrant culture that makes the Methow Valley a special place to live, work and visit.

  • art clusters

Knockdown Center

"an art center and event space dedicated to cross-disciplinary projects and collaborations"

  • art gallery
  • event space

Gray Area

"We use digital tools to create art and design projects that benefit society."

  • arts & technology

Trans Europe Halles

"a Europe based network of cultural centres initiated by citizens and artists"

  • network


Eyebeam is a nonprofit studio for collaborative experiments with technology toward a more imaginative and just world.

  • arts & technology
  • art gallery
  • residency program


"Brunnenpassage is a place where people from different backgrounds can meet and develop art projects together."

  • indie cultural center

Zentralwerk, Dresden


self-determined life and work in a former sewing machine factory

  • art clusters
  • residential community

Not Quite

"In the heart of Fengersfors, artists, designers and craftsmen of various kinds have set up their studios and workshops in the old brick paper factory."

  • art clusters
  • artist co-op

Equinox Studios

Equinox Studios

"An enclave of artists and artisans in a World War II era factory building"

  • art clusters