design research

Urban Circular Economy @ VRP congress

What will be the role of the spatial planner concerning the circular economy? Which are the planning instruments she or he can use? For the VRP congress, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment Spatial Structural Plan of Flanders, David Dooghe was asked to shortly reflect on these questions.

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Urban Circular Economy

The publication Urban Circular Economy (Stedelijke Circulaire Economie) offers the initial outcomes of the research. It gives an overview of the three scenarios, and ends with concept Urban Circular Passports for the Cities of Rotterdam and Antwerp.

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Rotterdam Urban Theatre

An urban design project about the symbiotic collaboration of the different Rotterdam festivals and city centre of Rotterdam, creating a strong identity for both.

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Ownership

A research comparing the relation between urban development and ownership, by owners as well as users of the space, with casestudies in the Netherlands and Belgium.

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New City Gates

A research on the potential of Park&Ride buildings as new city gates of Antwerp.

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Urban Circular Economy

The development and testing of a methodology, which pushes forward the qualitative spatial development of an urban circular economy.

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Expert meeting o2 Urban Circular Economy

What are the views from entrepreneurs on the three Urban Circular Economy scenarios?

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Year of Spatial Planning

The project Urban Circular Economy has been selected as one of the projects in the Year of Spatial Planning.

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Urban Circular Economy @ deSingel Antwerp

What are the spatial effects of new perspectives on an urban waste management? A series of Pecha Kucha presentations for the event: “The city makes Waste, Waste makes the City” went in depth on this question. 

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Caribbean Summer @ Afrikaanderwijk

An urban design project on the symbiotic collaboration between the community, connected by the Summer Carnival, and the district Afrikaanderwijk creating a strong identity for both.

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The Shifting City

For the debate ‘The Shifting City’ organised by the Architectural Institute Nijmegen and the Art Centre LUX, David  Dooghe and Donica Buisman showed their first ideas on strategic temporary and long term programmes of future city island in Nijmegen.

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Festival City_ Rotterdam

An urban strategy on the symbiotic collaboration between festivals and urban development, creating a strong identity for both.

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Mentorship

David Dooghe has taught at Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst, Sint-Lucas and the Rotterdamse Academie van Bouwkunst.

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Urban Circular Economy @ IABR

If Urban Circular Entrepreneurs no longer will be a niche, but will form a mainstream market, what will be the effect on the city and more specific its public space?

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Focus on Festivals

This book presents a contemporary overview of our most ubiquitous cultural phenomena - festivals. It is able to do so by taking a powerful and unique case-study focused, theoretically rigorous and pan-European approach.

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