Rotterdam

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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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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Soundpiece o9-13

From 2oo9 until 2o13, David Dooghe has been appointed as curator of Soundpiece, with the task to reinstall the sound installation and connect it to the cultural life of Rotterdam. Since that time, the installation got an Internet connection and an XLR plug-in point at the square, greatly enlarging its possibilities for use. Furthermore, many cultural institutions, festivals, sound artists or others used the installation. During the years the installation has become part of life on the square.

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Street Talks

What makes a street attractive? Co-reference of the lecture of Ton Schaap in the series Street Talks.  

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Debate Plug (In) & Play

The results of the design research Plug & Play were presented by the participating architects and urban designers and discussed with several professionals. Could, learning from all the different projects, a city-wide strategy be set up for the different locations?

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RAvB: Microclimates_for regional diversity

The question: How can something as small as a MICROclimate have an influence on a REGIONAL scale? was the starting point for the Summerschool 2o12 of the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design on ‘microclimates_for regional diversity’.

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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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The top is within reach

An analysis with recommendations on how Rotterdam can become an attractive, young and creative city.

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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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Beyond Social

What is the role of a designer in an Urban Circular Economy? Presentation at Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam. 

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Wake up in it

During the International Architectural Biennale Rotterdam 2014, Urban by Nature, House DDR’dam can be temporarily booked as a Bed and Breakfast.

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DDR'dam @ Architectuur NL

Interview with David Dooghe by magazine ArchitectuurNL on House DDR'dam.

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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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DDR’dam @ Zo wil ik wonen

House DDR’dam was part of the monthly tour This is how I want to live (zo wil ik wonen) organised by the Architectural Institute Rotterdam (AIR).

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Spying on the Neighbours!

House DDR’dam was part of the annual festival Spying on the Neighbours (Gluren bij de Buren).  

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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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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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Sustainable communities @ Enviu

How to create a sustainable community? Festivalcity_Rotterdam was presented at an Enviu Workshop.

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