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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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The First Museum Widget in the World

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The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam introduced the first Museum Widget in the world. Each day a new work of art on your desktop.What is a Widget? Widget, or Gadget for Apple fans – you may know them. Small windows in your…

CityPoem 26 – Santiago

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A love poem by the legendary Pablo Neruda, taken in Santiago. “I request silence.”See also the Pablo Neruda CityPoem in Lisbon, from Twenty Love Poems. Santiago CityPoem: Pido Silencio en Estravagario, Pablo Neruda (One of Neruda’s Poems serve as…

CityPoem 77 – Rotterdam (4)

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Driving into Rotterdam, many have witnessed this poem at night, high up on a building on Blaak. It has been up on the insurance company’s building since 1987 and – probably because of this neon poem – has become part…

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.

Outdoor sports in innercities.

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A few years ago Dutch journalist Tracy Metz wrote an interesting book about some touristical trends. Pret! (Fun!) was fascinating reading material, for me most of all because of the many photos of popular touristical and cultural activities of the…

Wolfgang Kil: The Shrinking City

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“The familiar distinctions between the capitalist, communist and developing countries (the ‘first’, ‘second’ and ‘third’ worlds) have disappeared.”What is the future of cities? Why is it important to invest into cities? What changes should we make in our investment…