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Our mission is to look for the soul of the city. Many topics are relevant in that search. Here you find our most important
fields of interest. Just browse and enjoy the stories. Feel free to send us yours!

Street Art in Dublin: Asbestos

“My works are all intended to entertain and provoke anyone who sees them on the streets.” As part of the Inspiring Cities 2007 Dublin Week we raise the question: how is Dublin doing in terms of integrating culture in the…

Architecture, film and Rotterdam

A city consists of a pallet of buildings, streets, parks, views and enclosed areas. Places that tell a story, bring out emotions, are the stage for urban life. Drive on the van Brienoordbridge in Rotterdam and experience the skyline of…

CityPoem 4 – Budapest

A Sentence On Tyranny. A sentence of 20 pages.Egy mondat a zsarnokságról (A Sentence On Tyranny), Gyula IllyésThis Sunday a very well known poem from Hungary, written in the ’50s. It is one huge sentence describing how tyranny effects…

Media

To share our inspiration we use this website, new media such as the Inspiring Cities Facebook page where you can ‘like us’ to stay up to date, or the LinkedIn group of which you can become a member. Other methodologies we use are book reviews, interviews and films.

Sir Peter Hall: The polycentric mega-city

“In England, lottery money has been spent in enormous amounts on new museums, large and small.”What is the future of cities? Why is it important to invest into cities? What changes should we make in our investment policies in…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 5: Wilbert Vonk

KPN Toren op Zuid: its inventive, experimetal, communicative, celebrating entrepeneurship… and ugly! 1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of the city. Why are they so good? It has two personalties… A…