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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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CityPoem 52 – Minneapolis

Why is a whole community painting poems on walls?The photos of this special project were sent in by Eric Gustafson of the organisation. Thanks Eric! Minneapolis CityPoem: The Sun Never Says, Hafez This CityPoem is part of Corcoran Neighborhood’s…

Inspiring Cities Museum of CityPoems

Inspiring Cities has collected many citypoems over the years, as well as organized salons with citypoets and cities doing special projects. We have two criteria for what a citypoem is: the intention must be poetic, and it must be in…

Statement for Strong Cities

“Let’s not talk about urban regeneration. Its too problem oriented and too physical. Let’s talk about urban development instead. This is about people, about stimulus, about coalitions and about future.”Effects of Good Government on the City Life (detail), Ambrogio…

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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.

Jacqueline Vermaat: New York and other ant hills

Jacqueline Vermaat works for dS+V, the housing and planning department of the city of Rotterdam. She is head of the housing section. Jacqueline is also a notorious traveler to countries and cities all over the world. So she knows her…

Joost Schrijnen: The City Is Worth Investing In!

“If the Lisbon agreement (encouraging the knowledge economy) and Gothenburg agreement (sustainable development) are to succeed, the city must play a central role!”What is the future of cities? Why is it important to invest into cities? What changes should…

Wim Cassiers: A Sinjoor in Antwerp

Antwerp is a proud city.  A city with a mixed reputation. Famous for it’s port, rising fashion industry, night life, and beautiful main street, Keizerslei. It is infamous, though, for its big populist party and the social-economical problems. Like other…