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ROTTERDAM ROOFTOP DAYS - EXPERT MEETING

An expert meeting for all rooftop specialists, architects, urban designers and anyone else interested in the Netherlands with visions on, and inspiring examples of the usage of rooftops.
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Bijeenkomst over het ontwerpen en ontwikkelen van stadsdaken.Tijdens de Rotterdamse Dakendagen buigen ontwerpers, dakexperts, dakbeheerders en beleidsmakers zich over de vraag hoe onze daken kunnen ...

Kansen Voor De Bovenstad

June 12, 2015, 1:00pm - June 12, 2015, 6:00pm

Bijeenkomst over het ontwerpen en ontwikkelen van stadsdaken.Tijdens de Rotterdamse Dakendagen buigen ontwerpers, dakexperts, dakbeheerders en beleidsmakers zich over de vraag hoe onze daken kunnen ...

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11 June 2015Rotterdam Rooftop Days

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The Rooftop Days of Rotterdam are a festive exploration of the rooftops of Rotterdam JUNE 11 – 14: ROOFTOP DAYS Do you want to experience the city in a way you never have before? This year, you can! Where else than in the high-rise city of the Netherlands: Rotterdam. You can hit the roof from […]

9 April 2015Metropolitan Field Trip Film Brussels: Our City

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As part of the Metropolitan Field Trips, AFFR is screening every month a film on a European city. After Athens, Zürich and Lisbon this month it is Brussels! In preparation for the field trip the film Our City of Marina Tarantino will be screened. Our City, Marina Tarantino (Belgium, 2014, 83 min.). The film is […]

26 February 2015Inspiring Cities Film: Zürich

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An introduction evening on Zürich and it’s urban developments. Zürich is a leading global city and among the world’s largest financial centers; most of Switzerland’s research and development centres are concentrated here. But at the same time it is the place where one of the first fablabs in Europe was situated, where new small enterprises […]

Topics

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!

CityPoem 16 – Hoorn

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A floating poem, by ‘general visual artist’ Jan Merx, who mixes architecture, visual art, literature, philosophy and sound in his work.See also > Inspiring Cities article: Jan Merx about his work, with many illustrations: Disturbing the Usual > Inspiring…

OMA / REX Museum Plaza in Louisville, KY

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A new Museum Plaza in Louisville, Kentucky It will give Louisville, KY a complete new face. “Museum Plaza is not just a building. It’s a riverfront city centre where commerce and culture thrive. Driven by local leaders, Museum Plaza is…

CityPoem 94 – Sao Paulo

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Poetry and prose in unusual places in Sao Paulo. City Poems: SESC Show of Arts 2008 (Oct 08-18th) (SESC – Commerce Social Service) A quite unusual show happened in the SESC units in Sao Paulo. Poetry and prose were shown…

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.

Jacqueline Vermaat: New York and other ant hills

Jacqueline Vermaat works for dS+V, the housing and planning department of the city of Rotterdam. She is head of the housing section. Jacqueline is also a notorious traveler to countries and cities all over the world. So she knows her…

Reinier de Graaf: The City as Predictor of the Future

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“Cities are, as it were, territorial avant gardes showing how we have to tackle things.”What is the future of cities? Why is it important to invest into cities? What changes should we make in our investment policies in cities?…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 21: Nico Tillie

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The soul is about how it originated where it stands now and what it envisions for the future and acts with that. So I would show old and new Delfshaven and the harbour, the innercity and the River with the…