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The re:Kreators network organizes its 2nd international meeting in Lisbon, on November 16-18. The network meeting includes a public program, on November 17, Tuesday evening between 18-21h. The public event presents innovative practices from across Europe: Lisbon, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Bordeaux, London, Berlin, Warsaw, Bucharest, Budapest.
November 17, Largo Residencias, Largo do Intendente Pina Manique 19, 1100-285 Lisboa
6pm: Learning from Lisbon
7pm: Learning from the re:Kreators: Stipo (Rotterdam), Pakhuis de Zwijger (Amsterdam), Holzmarkt (Berlin), Shuffle (London), Darwin Ecosystem (Bordeaux), Institute for Public Space Research (Warsaw), Make a point (Bucharest), KÉK (Budapest)
8pm: The future of citymaking in Europe: Roundtable discussion
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re:Kreators is an open source network of organizations and individuals across Europe, re-creating public areas in cities that are not performing well, are abandoned or undeveloped and vacant. The re:K...

re:Kreators Lisbon conference

November 17, 2015, 9:20am

Lisboa Ginásio Auditório - Rua dos Anjos 63 1150-035 LISBOA

re:Kreators is an open source network of organizations and individuals across Europe, re-creating public areas in cities that are not performing well, are abandoned or undeveloped and vacant. The re:K...

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11 June 2015Rotterdam Rooftop Days


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An introduction evening on Zürich and it’s urban developments. Zürich is a leading global city and among the world’s largest financial centers; most of Switzerland’s research and development centres are concentrated here. But at the same time it is the place where one of the first fablabs in Europe was situated, where new small enterprises […]


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What is this bookcase doing here?

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