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The re:Kreators network organizes its 2nd international meeting in Lisbon, on November 16-18. The network meeting includes a public program, on November 17, Tuesday evening between 18-21h. The public event presents innovative practices from across Europe: Lisbon, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Bordeaux, London, Berlin, Warsaw, Bucharest, Budapest.
November 17, Largo Residencias, Largo do Intendente Pina Manique 19, 1100-285 Lisboa
6pm: Learning from Lisbon
7pm: Learning from the re:Kreators: Stipo (Rotterdam), Pakhuis de Zwijger (Amsterdam), Holzmarkt (Berlin), Shuffle (London), Darwin Ecosystem (Bordeaux), Institute for Public Space Research (Warsaw), Make a point (Bucharest), KÉK (Budapest)
8pm: The future of citymaking in Europe: Roundtable discussion
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re:Kreators is an open source network of organizations and individuals across Europe, re-creating public areas in cities that are not performing well, are abandoned or undeveloped and vacant. The re:K...

re:Kreators Lisbon conference

November 17, 2015, 9:20am

Lisboa Ginásio Auditório - Rua dos Anjos 63 1150-035 LISBOA

re:Kreators is an open source network of organizations and individuals across Europe, re-creating public areas in cities that are not performing well, are abandoned or undeveloped and vacant. The re:K...

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11 June 2015Rotterdam Rooftop Days


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26 February 2015Inspiring Cities Film: Zürich


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CityPoem 62 – Kyoto

A ‘tanka’ poem by the cofounder of the Omoto religion. The members wish to beautify the world by art, and believe that art brings humans closer to the divine.This CityPoem from Kyoto was contribited by Ichiro Kishimi. > Ichiro…

Urban Audit information on European cities

The Urban Audit is an online source of information on European cities. Excellent material for those of you working in the field of urban development. Also interesting for those who want to compare their own city to other cities: From…

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