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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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Inspiration Corner

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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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CityPoem 83 – Rotterdam (9)

You will find six haiku on tiles at the Karel Doormanstraat in the centre of Rotterdam. This one is written by Mariann den Heyer. He was one of the six price winners of the competition organised by the Centrum voor…

Finding your way to sculptures in public space in Rotterdam

Helpful tips to find your way to a growing collection of permanent and temporary sculptures on public space in Rotterdam. The Netherlands is not a country known for its statues. The oldest existing statue in the Netherlands is the statue…

CityPoem 31 – Osaka

A CityPoem from Osaka, Japan, from an old Japanese anthology of poems collected by imperial command in 12 centuries.Osaka CityPoem Rough meaning: Hazy moon on the spring night. It seems like the tide came in to the naniwa (osaka)…


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Rotterdam week 8 questions – 37: Mai Elmar

A drive up the Maasboulevard after dusk showing the glittering river with the shimmering sky-line. 1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of the city. Why are they so good? Rotterdam World…

Wim Cassiers: A Sinjoor in Antwerp

Antwerp is a proud city.  A city with a mixed reputation. Famous for it’s port, rising fashion industry, night life, and beautiful main street, Keizerslei. It is infamous, though, for its big populist party and the social-economical problems. Like other…