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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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    PICNIC 2012: The New Ownership

    PICNIC12

    Next week, Amsterdam’s brand-new EYE Film Institute will set the stage of PICNIC 2012. This year’s theme is ‘New Ownership’ — the global shift from ‘top down’ to ‘bottom up’. PICNIC is one of the world’s most prominent professional conferences in the fields of new media and emerging technology, investigating the role of upcoming media in contemporary society. The Pop-Up City is a media partner of PICNIC and proudly offers readers a 30% discount on PICNIC tickets. Interested? Send an email to mail@popupcity.net and we send you a discount code!

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  • Wednesday 4 July: PechaKucha Amsterdam #22 At Roest With Johan Kramer, 22tracks And More…

    Bein' Green by HEYHEYHEY

    Come along in the amazing industrial hangar of Roest on Wednesday 4 July for the 22th edition of PechaKucha Amsterdam! Expect fascinating stories, ideas and doses of inspiration by twelve enlightened minds, bound by the world-famous rule of 20 slides x 20 seconds. Take a look at the line-up below and you know what we mean. Breaks will be filled with funky tunes and lovely visuals. Doors open at 20:30, PechaKucha starts at 21:30. Tickets are sold at the door and online. Buy here!

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