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During our field trip to Stockholm-Oslo the coming weeks we organise a public event with our Dutch and Swedish partners. If you are around in Stockholm...please join. ... See MoreSee Less

Welcome to a Public evening on Stockholm’s top-down & bottom-up urban dynamics.THEME "How do the City (top-down) and citizen-led urban initiatives (bottom-up) meet each other?" Key questions: Ar...

Public evening on Stockholm’s top-down & bottom-up urban dynamics

September 24, 2015, 8:00pm - September 24, 2015, 10:00pm

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Welcome to a Public evening on Stockholm’s top-down & bottom-up urban dynamics.THEME "How do the City (top-down) and citizen-led urban initiatives (bottom-up) meet each other?" Key questions: Ar...

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Events

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 […]

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CityPoem 82 – Vienna (2)

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A poem on a building.wos wüü den ana scho redn waun a no nii draust woa about what can someone talk… when one was never »out there« This picture of a facade of the »wohnpark donaucity« in vienna was…

Evolution Painted Wall

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Educational public art: past, present….. future?Click on the picture for a closer look. Photo as found on www.frogview.com…

CityPoem 70 – Copenhagen

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Inger Christensen wrote her masterpiece poem “Alphabet” in 1981. She uses the alphabet (from a [“apricots”] to n [“nights”]) along with the Fibonacci mathematical sequence in which the next number is the sum of the two previous ones (0, 1,…

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.

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 4: Luit de Haas

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I’m a Rotterdammer since 1972, when I started studying Economics at the Erasmus University. When I arrived I immediately fell in love with the city.Later on I married, of course, a Rotterdam born woman (the best there is). And…

Rotterdam week 8 questions – 5: Wilbert Vonk

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KPN Toren op Zuid: its inventive, experimetal, communicative, celebrating entrepeneurship… and ugly! 1. How do you describe Rotterdam to people in other countries. What are the qualities of the city. Why are they so good? It has two personalties… A…