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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…

18 June 2014Inspiring Films: “Garbage Dreams”

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Garbage Dreams (Mai Iskander, 2009)
Connected to the theme “Urban by Nature” of the 5th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, the first film is dedicated to Urban Metabolism: waste and recycling. Guest speaker is Césare Peeren of Superuse Studios in Rotterdam…

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!

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 93, Amsterdam (3)

We will laugh again.
Your star will shine again, Amsterdam
The magic will work it’s way again, Amsterdam
Spring is drawing near, Amsterdam
You will fall in love again, Amsterdam
You will move freely again, Amsterdam
We will laugh again,…

CityPoem 43 – Antwerp (8)

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“Back and Forth”, placed in the Antwerp Train Station.

The sixth of 7 Antwerp CityPoems this week, ending in an in-depth interview with the people behind the Antwerp programme.
Antwerp CityPoem: Heen en terug (Back and Forth), Tjitse Hofman
Back…

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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…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 18: Hans Redert

There is one festival who has an excellent reputation in giving a boost in the relation ship between Rotterdam and culture. I proudly present the Rotterdam film festival.
1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 36: Jeanette van der Does

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Rough, windy and unfinished. Rotterdam offers a lot of space for creative minds and gold diggers.

1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of the city. Why are they so good?
Rough,…