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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
fields of interest. Just browse and enjoy the stories. Feel free to send us yours!

Shrinking cities are here to stay

In the Netherlands, debate has just started about the consequences of the end of population increase. What will happen when our cities will start shrinking? Well, here’s the surprise: Cities are shrinking all over the world. And they are here…

CityPoem 49 – Utrecht

A poem reacting to its site, opposite Utrecht Central Station. Known by many travelers arriving by train. Written by one of the city’s most important poets.Utrecht CityPoem: En hoe verder hij ging… (‘And the further he went…’), Cornelius Carolius…

The Twelve Principles for Cautious Urban Renewal

Kreuzberg, photo ToKi A call for Cautiousness that conquered Berlin, Germany and the rest of the World. In 1984, Berlin organised a double Building Exhibition. Mr Hardt-Waltherr Hämer and his team developed 12 principles for how urban renewal should take…

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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.

Rotterdam-week 8 questions – 45: Iris Dudok

Rotterdam is loved by the people that know the city, live in the city, but the image of Rotterdam among outsiders is bad. You’ll have to know the city to really love and appreciate it. How do you describe Rotterdam…

Rudy Stroink: The City of Private Initiative

“As an experiment, we should try leaving most things – or even everything – to the market. We’ve been trying it the other way round for long enough.”What is the future of cities? Why is it important to invest…

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…