urban design

Expert meeting o2 Urban Circular Economy

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

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The people versus the metropolis

"Where other (European) cities or regions invest in their metropolitan development to secure their place in the future global league of strong economic and cultural cities, the Dutch cities seem not to be able to think outside their territorial boarders and they are therefore losing their current, just above average, position in the European League." A report of the Metropoolforum 2014

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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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When organising meets planning.

Do the Dutch and the Fleming secretly envy each other’s urban design practice? Article in CITIES The Magazine, issue #o2: “EMERGING CENTERS”  

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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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WenK Sint Lucas: Molenbeek

David Dooghe is a studio mentor for the Master Urban Design at Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst, Sint-Lucas, Gent.

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Urban Dingsbums

The Ruhrgebiet is a mixed area with different functions like gigantic factories, large-scale infrastructure, village-like living enclaves and agriculture situated next to each other. The last decades a new spatial layer is growing in this area: the void.

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Learning from Vancouver

By focussing on the quality of the city life for several decades, Vancouver has become one of the most liveable cities in the world. An overview of the lessons learned from a tour in Vancouver, guided by Larry Beasley.

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Alderman back to the school-desk

Rik Grashoff, Aldermanof Rotterdam was a special guest during a presentation for WDKA students Event Management.

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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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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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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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Festival City_Rotterdam in the AIR Archive

Festival City_Rotterdam has been added to the website of the Architectural Institute of Rotterdam.

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You reach your destination!

What could be the role for the urban design and the designer now the long-term perspective seems to be under pressure by the focus on short time winnings? For Plandag 2011, Planning of the future, David Dooghe wrote a paper on how the role of the urban design and designer is shifting.

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WenK Sint Lucas: From Brussels to Tirana.

David Dooghe is a studio mentor for the Master Urban Design at Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst, Sint-Lucas, Gent.  

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WenK Sint Lucas: Dendermonde

David Dooghe is a studio mentor for first Master Urban Design at Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst, Sint-Lucas, Gent/Brussels.

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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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Festivals and the City

What if festival organisators and the spatial planning department would co-operate? Festivalcity_Rotterdam was presented to cultural and spatial planning experts from Rotterdam

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