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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!

Films and Manipulation

A new trend on the internet: trailers cut to an entirely new interpretation. Brokeback Mountain, shown at the Filmfestival Rotterdam 2006. President Bush did not want to react to this gayromance and it was forbidden in China. However… did you…

Inspiring Cities Films

A movie night that links city and film, connected to current themes and events. Every night a film or documentary is shown with an introduction to the film by a guest speaker. The evening is a collaboration between Architecture Film…

Demos

Demos is a British (but with an international network) think tank for everyday democracy. Demos’s motto: We believe everyone should be able to make personal choices in their daily lives that contribute to the common good. Our aim is to…

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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 – 41: Johan Moerman

Rotterdam is vibrant international port city with a flourishing cultural life. Rotterdam is open to the world, looking forward, driven by ideas about the future. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of…

Alain de Botton: The City as a Cure for Loneliness

“Cities are, as it were, enormous libraries filled not with books but with people.”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? Twelve…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 35: Ron Spreekmeester

“Stadsluft macht frei, aber nicht in Rotterdam”. 1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of the city. Why are they so good? These are different questions. I would describe Rotterdam to my…