Rotterdam

RAvB: Design lab Project Rotterdam

To be a player in the field of city development, a spatial strategist needs to understand the rules of the game. The design lab Project Rotterdam focuses on giving the students of the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design a basic understanding of: “Who owns what?” “Who pays and what are each responsibilities, powers and ambitions?”

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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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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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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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TimeLine_ Rotterdam

A historic and spatial research, which makes the components behind the urban dynamic of Rotterdam comprehensible.

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House DDR'dam

A design for an urban apartment in cultural centre of Rotterdam.

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Vibrant City

Organising and leading a co-creation process between the youngsters of Rotterdam and different stakeholders in the city to accomplish projects concerning the creation of Rotterdam as a Vibrant City. 

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House JWR'dam

A design for a two-story apartment with a garden, located just outside the centre of Rotterdam.

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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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RAvB: Reconstructing Urbanity

Oostplein Rotterdam: the square that doesn’t become a real square? Should we build or should we make it a square? A short report of the International workshop Reconstructing Urbanity.

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Urban Development & the Next Economy

Until now the Rotterdam urban fabric seems to be flexible enough to absorb the first spatial impacts of the Next Economy. But to accelerate the transition, Rotterdam has a grand city renewal task ahead. An essay for the Economic Outlook Rotterdam 2017.

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House JMR'dam

A design for a bathroom, creating serenity on a minimal surface.

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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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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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Soundpiece

Curating the sound gallery of the Schouwburgplein that reflects the cultural live of the city of Rotterdam.

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City Gallery_ Cool

A city experience exhibition in what might be the smallest gallery in the world.

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Plug In & Play

A design-research on how to develop empty plots in Rotterdam centre.

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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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DDR'dam @ NRC

Interview with David Dooghe by NRC on House DDR'dam.

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