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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.…

16 July 2014Inspiring Films: “The Oil Rocks”

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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

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Open ZoHo Rotterdam
Information: ZoHo Rotterdam…

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Our mission is to look for the soul of the city. Many topics are relevant in that search. Here you find our most important
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How to Make a LED-Throwie

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Inspiring Cities Hamburg just organized a Guerilla LED Throwing Event (see next article). Would you like to organize your own? Here’s a few simple instructions.
After Guerrilla Cooking and Guerilla Park(ing) there is now also Guerrilla LED-Throwing. Inspiring Cities Hamburg …

CityPoem 73 – Reykjavik

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CityPoems in Reykjavik, about the soul of Reykjavik.
Reykjavik CityPoem: A Morning in June, Tómas Guðmundsson
A morning in June

A dripping silvery mist,
The rain gleefully falls
On busily growing flowers
Barely out of the ground
Rising out of…

Old city, new life

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We cannot claim to speak of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter and only look at its historical aspects. Photos Barcelona by Ramon Domènech & Victor Laudy

Mentioning the Mons Taber, Barcino or the last columns of Augustus’ Roman temple would not be…

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.

Adriana Barbosa on cities and culture

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The cities are the targets for the climate change and Brazil seems not to be prepared to deal with it.
Adriana Barbosa is a 36 years old architect and Urban Designer. She took her graduate studies  at Universidade Mackenzie where…

The Bioregion City – Barbara Botos

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Cities as part of Bioregions?
Barbara Botos is strategic and environmental manager in Tatabánya, Hungary. How does she view the relation between Cities and Culture? Read more about Szentendre managing to integrate past and present, about the city’s need to…