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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


The Rooftop Days of Rotterdam are a festive exploration of the rooftops of Rotterdam JUNE 11 – 14: ROOFTOP DAYS Do you want to experience the city in a way you never have before? This year, you can! Where else than in the high-rise city of the Netherlands: Rotterdam. You can hit the roof from […]

9 April 2015Metropolitan Field Trip Film Brussels: Our City


As part of the Metropolitan Field Trips, AFFR is screening every month a film on a European city. After Athens, Zürich and Lisbon this month it is Brussels! In preparation for the field trip the film Our City of Marina Tarantino will be screened. Our City, Marina Tarantino (Belgium, 2014, 83 min.). The film is […]

26 February 2015Inspiring Cities Film: Zürich


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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On our way to a childfriendly neighbourhood

On Saturday the first of July 2006 the Prinses Margrietbuurt in Rotterdam celebrated the opening of the new park and playground in the former local swimming pool named voorheen het zwembad. A special occasion that was celebrated with music, speeches,…

CityPoem 8 – Székesfehérvár

Chanting, old footsoldiers.Székesfehérvár CityPoem: ‘Nótázó vén bakák’ by Ády Endre Another CityPoem from Hungary. It is located on a monument at the main square of the Hungarian town Székesfehérvár, once, in the Middle Ages, royal residence and most important…

CityPoem 46 – Wijk bij Duurstede

A poem that captures the soul of Holland and is probably the best known one in The Netherlands. It describes the typical Dutch landscape.In 2000, the Dutch people chose this poem ‘Poem of the Century’. The poem was appropriately…


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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 – 39: Pauline de Vries

For me personally, Rotterdam is too small, I prefer bigger cities with more options, more variety, and more quality. Also, the city wants too much at the same time and is too much in a hurry to achieve it. 1.…

Hardt-Waltherr Hämer: The Cautious City

“Don’t get me wrong: profit is not a dirty word; it’s quick profits I don’t like. Quick profits are fatal for city culture.” What is the future of cities? Why is it important to invest into cities? What changes should…