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Scholarship The City at Eye Level Spring Masterclass

Three scholarships available for the City at Eye Level Masterclass, this Spring. Are you a student or have you just started as a professional..

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Music Cities Convention: explore and define the impact of music ecosystems on cities and urban life. http://www.musiccitiesconvention.com

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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,…

Beyond the scope of ruin porn: Why Detroit matters

“That Dutch assholes come here and all they wanna do is taking pictures of abandoned buildings”, was a remarkable quote in the movie ‘Detroit Lives’ that was shown during the Inspiring Cities Inspiring Films event on September 18th, 2014. It…

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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.

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…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 38: Tom Boot

Being a real working city, cultural live isn’t on the forefront in Rotterdam. That didn’t prevent Rotterdam from creating a divers cultural climate. This makes Rotterdam a real city.1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries?…