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Thursday, Daria Scagliola (architectural photographer) is ZoHo-guest in Kriterion Rotterdam. Evening in Dutch. ... See MoreSee Less

Zoho-gasten met Daria Scagliola

November 20, 2014, 8:30pm

Kriterion Rotterdam

Welkom bij ZoHo-gasten; een live versie van Zomergasten door en voor Rotterdammers.In deze eerste editie ontmoeten we Daria Scagliola, Rotterdams fotografe met Napolitaanse roots. En dat gaan we zi...

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Launch of OASE #93 in Rotterdam by Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam. ... See MoreSee Less

OASE #93 Launch with screening Robinson in Ruins

November 20, 2014, 7:30pm

Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

OASE #93 Journal for Architecture will be presented accompanied with the screening of the film Robinson in Ruins (Patrick Keiller, UK 2010). Michiel Dehaene and Claudia Faraone will introduce the fil...

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It was again a great evening of Inspiring Films at Kriterion Rotterdam with AFFR and Inspiring Cities.

Tonight on the High Line with Peter Veenstra of Lola landscape architects. Thanks for joining! (3 photos)
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13 November 2014Inspiring Films: The High Line

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This week the Rotterdam Maaskant Prize will be awarded to landscape architect Piet Oudolf, who is known for his garden and landscape designs, among others the High Line in New York. There are currently two films in production on the work of Piet Oudolf, at least one of them will be shown during the AFFR […]

16 October 2014Inspiring Films: Markthal Special – Budapest

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Food Markets – In the Belly of the City: Budapest (Stefano Tealdi, 2013) (English and Hongarian (dubbed in English)) On the occassion of the opening of the Rotterdam Markhal we screen a documentary about the Central Market Hall of Budapest. Lesser known then the Istanbul bazar or La Boqueria in Barcelona, but maybe even more […]

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. The project began in 2005 when Rebar, a San Francisco art and design studio, converted […]

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Taji the Chef: Urban Guerrilla Cooking

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On Saturday the 15th of December Taji the Chef will provide us with an Urban Guerrilla Cooking-experience at 6pm at the Boompjes in Rotterdam in front of “De Nederlandse Bank”. This experience is part of Rotterdam week.Guerrilla cooking at…

CityPoem 47 – Taipei

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A poem in the Taipei MRT ShihPai Station (Tamshui-Shintien Line or Beitou-Nanshih Chiao Line): Transformation, by the major American Modernist poet Wallace Stevens.Taipei  CityPoem: Sunday Morning, Wallace Stevens Sunday Morning Wallace Stevens I Complacencies of the peignoir, and late…

2Guerilla Tactics

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To strike with a small and informal group and quickly withdraw again, that’s guerilla warfare. This tactic is very appealing for culture strikes in cities, temporarily adding culture to a public or semi-public space. Inspiring Cities takes part in guerilla…

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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.

Sir Peter Hall: The polycentric mega-city

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“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…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 11: Hans Karssenberg

Hans is the co-founder of Inspiring Cities and director of Stipo, based in Amsterdam. Stipo collects and composes knowledge about urban development. 1  How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of the city.…