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ROTTERDAM ROOFTOP DAYS - EXPERT MEETING

An expert meeting for all rooftop specialists, architects, urban designers and anyone else interested in the Netherlands with visions on, and inspiring examples of the usage of rooftops.
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Bijeenkomst over het ontwerpen en ontwikkelen van stadsdaken.Tijdens de Rotterdamse Dakendagen buigen ontwerpers, dakexperts, dakbeheerders en beleidsmakers zich over de vraag hoe onze daken kunnen ...

Kansen Voor De Bovenstad

June 12, 2015, 1:00pm - June 12, 2015, 6:00pm

Bijeenkomst over het ontwerpen en ontwikkelen van stadsdaken.Tijdens de Rotterdamse Dakendagen buigen ontwerpers, dakexperts, dakbeheerders en beleidsmakers zich over de vraag hoe onze daken kunnen ...

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11 June 2015Rotterdam Rooftop Days

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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

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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

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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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Gallery 37: using cultural training for community development

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Gallery 37 is a very succesful initiative to encourage socially excluded people to develop their cultural skills, and eventually move on to further education or employment.Gallery 37 now functions as a gateway to Birmingham’s cultural quarter. Gallery 37 is…

CityPoem 37 – Sheffield

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Official announcement: Sheffield is twinning with Mars.Sheffield CityPoem: Off the Shelf, Roger McGough (Poem about Sheffield on the wall in Sheffield, displayed on the glass of the Winter Garden, one of the city’s best loved buildings. It was unveiled…

Urban Growth, 1800 – 2030

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Throughout history, most human beings have lived in rural areas. But urbanization was rapid throughout the 20th Century. This article is part of the Inspiring Cities open source campaign Help Us Write the 2008 UNFPA Culture Paragraph. How will YOU …

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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 – 34: Mare de Campos

Rotterdam is nice because it is “flat”, “green”, secure and because people makes it interesting. I loved hanging around by bike over there… feeling the wind beating my face every day. 1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in…

Rudy Stroink: The City of Private Initiative

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“As an experiment, we should try leaving most things – or even everything – to the market. We’ve been trying it the other way round for long enough.”What is the future of cities? Why is it important to invest…