economy

Expert Meeting o1 Urban Circular Economy

What does it entail for the city when citizens no longer will be solitary consumers of goods and services, but also users? To go more indepth on this question the design team cooperated with R’damse Nieuwe and organised the expert meeting: Urban Circular Economy.

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He who pays the piper calls the tune

Out of the ownership research, the following primarily conclusions could be made concerning how ownership forms urban development in Antwerp as well as in Rotterdam.

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Crowd Force Rotterdam

Crowd Force Rotterdam is an initiative of Rotterdamse Nieuwe that, by connecting people, goods and knowledge, brings supply and demand together. By doing so the city’s new economic power can push forward ideas and initiatives that will make Rotterdam a more vibrant city 

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Vacant Rotterdam

A vibrant city has an appealing street scene. Rotterdamse Nieuwe therefore collaborates with Tussentijd Rotterdam to lower shops vacancy. Young entrepreneurs are given the possibility to come with their plans and concepts. Out of this the owner of the vacant shop space selects a winner, who can start up his or her business at a lowered rent.

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The Mayor's Garden

Interview with David Dooghe by newspaper Metro on project Vibrant City.

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Whose is the city?

Being an urban designer with knowledge of youth culture, David Dooghe, was invited to participate on the debate: ‘Whose is the city?’ discussing youngsters and their use of public space of Rotterdam.

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Money talks?

Through learning by doing, David Dooghe succeeded the course Spatial Planning Management, organised by the University of Leuven.

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R’damse Nieuwe o9-14

Since 2009, David Dooghe was a member of first the Young Economic Development Board Rotterdam, later R’damse Nieuwe. After five inspiring years, David Dooghe decided to leave this organisation.

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Metro in Progress

The publication Metro in Progress offers the initial outcomes of the first series of interviews and meetings with a range of stakeholders, addressing metropolitan challenges and dilemmas.

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Economics of Beauty

An advice on what is the economical surpluses of investments in the quality (architecture, public space and amenities) of the inner city.

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From free to extra’s

Low prized places seemed to attract artists in the past. At the moment, in the contest between cities to attract and grow a significant creative class, more facilities than just low prized workspaces are needed. As inspiration, two art en design centres of which facilities complete the workspaces in the building and relate to the urban area around the building.

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Defining the Metropolis

A quickscan that compares the development aspects in metropolitan areas.

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