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The World’s First Fair Phone, Vacuum Cleaner Architecture And More At PechaKucha Amsterdam

Klaas Kuiken's bird house roof tiles.

As you may know we curate and host the PechaKucha Night Amsterdam besides our Pop-Up City activities. We’re happy to announce a new mind-blowing edition that’s taking place at Roest this Wednesday! Expect fascinating ideas, stories and doses of inspiration by twelve enlightened minds, restricted by the world-famous rule of 20 slides x 20 seconds.

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  • May 21st: The Pop-Up City Live — A Night For Urban Innovators

    The Pop-Up City Live

    In spring of 2008 we started a little blog with great ideas that make a change in cities. A lot has happened since. Now, five years we can’t let our fifth birthday go unnoticed. For that special occasion we’re hosting The Pop-Up City Live, an experimental event for urban innovators at De Brakke Grond in Amsterdam on Tuesday May 21st in which we will bring The Pop-Up City to life on stage!

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    Help Us Build The City Of The Future!

    Urban Mobility

    We are excited to announce that The Pop-Up City will be collaborating with The Hague’s Museon this summer on #stadvandetoekomst (#cityofthefuture, in Dutch), an exhibit that will take The Pop-Up City into an exciting and interactive experience. But before that, and with a cue from trends in urbanism, we are taking the exhibit “to the streets”, and will be hosting a series of six workshops to investigate (and crowdsource) what the city of the future will look like, and how it will work. We need your input!

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  • Urban Games, Crowd-Funded Public Space And More At PechaKucha Amsterdam

    PechaKucha Amsterdam

    As you may know we curate and host the PechaKucha Night Amsterdam besides our Pop-Up City activities. We’re happy to announce a new mind-blowing edition that’s taking place at Trouw Amsterdam this Wednesday! Expect fascinating ideas, stories and doses of inspiration by twelve enlightened minds, restricted by the world-famous rule of 20 slides x 20 seconds. Buy a ticket here!

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    #Pinyourcity Contest Winners Announced!

    #Pinyourcity Johannesburg

    Yesterday, Philips announced the 10 winners of the Livable Cities #pinyourcity contest. Launched on 4 October at The Pop-Up City’s conference Blogging the City in Amsterdam, the contest encouraged entrants to illustrate what makes their city livable and lovable through a series of images on Pinterest. Last week we visited London to evaluate the 25 shortlisted boards with a panel of fellow bloggers and city experts who determined 10 winners based on originality, imagination and the ability to inspire.

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