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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
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Personalised Travel Planning

The astonishing success of Personalised Travel Planning (PTP) – reflected in reduced emissions, healthier lifestyles, more community interaction, less car usage, more sustainable and safer communities – is probably a reflection of how pervasive the impact of car marketing is.…

Dragons in Rotterdam

Lost: dragon. Found: new building Photo by Jeroen Laven The West-Kruiskade is thé multicultural street of Rotterdam in one of the more interesting areas of the city (Oude Westen), with a.o. many Chinese and Surinam shops. The street also contains…

CityPoem 34 – Portland

Poetry used as a protest against war.Both the poem and the projection on the street by http://www.objector.org/. Portland CityPoem: General, Your Tank is a Powerful Vehicle, Bertolt Brecht General, your tank is a powerful vehicle it smashes down forests…

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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 – 11: Hans Karssenberg

Hans is the co-founder of Inspiring Cities and director of Stipo, based in Amsterdam. Stipo collects and composes knowledge about urban development. 1  How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of the city.…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 48: Orhan Kaya

The diversity in Rotterdam is a strength, that we are a leading intercultural city.How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries? What are the qualities of the city? Why are they so good? Rotterdam is a modern…

Ferran Mascarell on the civic dimension of cities

Here Ferran Mascarell proves himself an optimist: not afraid to mention the city’s weaknesses or to criticize failures in recent urban politics, but in the end he shows confidence in the urban potential of Barcelona. Ferran Mascarell has been responsible…