Facebook

Latest posts from the Inspiring Cities community. Find us on Facebook

Events

16 July 2014Inspiring Films: “The Oil Rocks”

oil-rocks18

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

ZOHO

Open ZoHo Rotterdam
Information: ZoHo Rotterdam…

18 June 2014Inspiring Films: “Garbage Dreams”

garbagedreams

Garbage Dreams (Mai Iskander, 2009)
Connected to the theme “Urban by Nature” of the 5th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, the first film is dedicated to Urban Metabolism: waste and recycling. Guest speaker is Césare Peeren of Superuse Studios in Rotterdam…

Topics

Our mission is to look for the soul of the city. Many topics are relevant in that search. Here you find our most important
fields of interest. Just browse and enjoy the stories. Feel free to send us yours!

It’s Artvertising!!! The Million Dollar Homepage on a Building

It’s Artvertising!
The other day, this Inspiring Cities reporter witnessed a presentation by Teun Castelijn of the Sandberg Institute. He came up with an idea that shows cities and culture at their best.A cross over between The Million Dollar Homepage,…

Inspiring Cities and the Urban Soundscape

The highlights of an Inspiring Cities salon in Rotterdam, June 3rd 2009.
There’s a growing interest in the opportunities of using sound in city development. In general sound is treated as a problem. Cars, public transport, events, pubs, schools –…

CityPoem 87 – Stockholm

stockholm_citypoem_1a_photo_mattias_berg

Not a poem this time, but citations Strindberg in the asphalt of the busiest street in Stockholm.
Stockholm CityPoem: Citations, Strindberg
“Han kom som ett yrväder en aprilafton och hade ett höganäskrus i en svångrem om halsen” That is the…

Media

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 – 49: Jacques van Heijningen

jacques_van_heijningen

When you drive with your car and pass the van Brienenoordbridge, you are happy to be almost home. Inspiring Cities interviewed Jacques van Heijningen. Jacques van Heijningen is the director of the Rotterdam Fund for Film and Audiovisual media. He…

Culture and cities questionnaire

Can you answer the 8 Inspiring Cities questions about Cities and Culture?!
8 questions about Cities and Culture
Inspiring Cities is an international network (so far 11 countries) focused on cities and culture. We like ideas for cities. We search…