The Cultural Coalition for the Amsterdam Olympic Area

The beautifully renovated 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Stadium is the only of two pre-war Olympic Stadium that still exists in the world.It is now the catalyst for all kinds of new activities, related with sports and the Olympic Spirit. It…

“Guard Rails” & “Naked Streets”?

How do we get rid of those awful guard rails?Guard Rails and Naked Streets, those were the buzzwords of the 11th Annual Quality Streetscapes Conference in London, 3 May 2006. An inspiring conference.The question: how do we get rid…

Urban Words, Urban Quotations

Imagine all this junk [historic Paris]. … The city is crumbling, it can not last much longer; its time is past. It is too old.“Imagine all this junk [historic Paris], which till now has lain spread out over the…