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CityPoem 84 – Rotterdam (10)

A poem referring to the electricity of this street in Rotterdam, surrounded by young people and music clubs.Photo: Hans Karssenberg Photo: Hans Karssenberg Rotterdam CityPoem: ElectriCity, Jeroen Bodewits This poem in the Gouvernestraat in Rotterdam was part of a…

Giant Hares In O’Connell Street

What are these rabbits doing on the streets in Dublin? Photos: Infomatique Photos: Infomatique Part of the Inspiring Cities Dublin Week we raise the question: so how is Dublin doing in terms of integrating culture in the city? Besides the…

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…

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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 – 24: Hans Snel

Culture is important for every city, for the climate of living and doing business. Culture can strengthen the image of Rotterdam as a city of modern architecture.1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are…

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…

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…