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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
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Urban Regeneration: From Government to Governance. But HOW?

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How do you involve residents and investors in making your urban regeneration plans? A free online training helps out. In the last ten years, governments have more and more become partners between partners. The shift from government to governance. It…

CityPoem 41 – Antwerp (6)

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A poem related to the book UtopiA, that starts in the City of Antwerp.Part of the Antwerp CityPoem programme, and written by the Antwerp CityPoet Ramsey Nasr. Put on the wall in Antwerp. The fourth of 7 Antwerp CityPoems…

CityPoem 13 – Rotterdam

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Rotterdam has many old canals (‘singels’). The city is restoring them based on the ‘Singelplan’.The Bergsingel and the Noordsingel are the first of two singels that were restored after the original design of nineteenth century city architect Rose. As…

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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.

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 18: Hans Redert

There is one festival who has an excellent reputation in giving a boost in the relation ship between Rotterdam and culture. I proudly present the Rotterdam film festival. 1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 2: Natal da Graça

The chaos theory as a metaphor for Rotterdam, and other thoughts by the Managing Director of BestDutch. 1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries? What are the qualities of the city? Why are they so good?…