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19 September 2014Park(ing) Day 2014

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Providing temporary public open space . . . one parking spot at at time.
PARK(ing) Day is a annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places.…

16 July 2014Inspiring Films: “The Oil Rocks”

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The Oil Rocks – City above the sea (Marc Wolfensberger, 2009)

100 km off the coast of Baku in the Caspian sea, lies Neft Daslari, a network of oil rigs with a hotel, apartments, shops and sports facilities for 5,000…

26 June 2014Open ZoHo

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Open ZoHo Rotterdam
Information: ZoHo Rotterdam…

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Public space in London

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Lessons from one of the most succesful cities in the world: what does public space look like when there is plenty of money available?

During the Rotterdam week participants of the different salons stressed the importance of well designed public…

Ice cream in Cologne

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The cone might be haven been impossible to miss.
But the ice cream shop that I expected could not be found in the Neumarkt Galerie.
Still, the cone is a nice peace of art called ‘Dropped Cone’ and is made …

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Rotterdam week 8 questions – 4: Luit de Haas

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I’m a Rotterdammer since 1972, when I started studying Economics at the Erasmus University. When I arrived I immediately fell in love with the city.
Later on I married, of course, a Rotterdam born woman (the best there is). And…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 41: Johan Moerman

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Rotterdam is vibrant international port city with a flourishing cultural life. Rotterdam is open to the world, looking forward, driven by ideas about the future.
How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 38: Tom Boot

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Being a real working city, cultural live isn’t on the forefront in Rotterdam. That didn’t prevent Rotterdam from creating a divers cultural climate. This makes Rotterdam a real city.

1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries?…