At the end of the year, Pop-Up City will organize an exclusive double city trip to London and Amsterdam to investigate the opportunities and challenges of the Future of Urban Living.
Costs of living space in cities are on the rise. For the first time in centuries, the average size of a person’s living space is decreasing. This trend is leading to new lifestyles and smaller forms of housing. Micro-living and co-living are the newest developments in urban living. How is this affecting the city? Is it a temporary or lasting trend? And in what way can we realize attractive forms of micro-living in the Netherlands?
In October, Pop-Up City will organize an exclusive double city trip to London and Amsterdam, to elaborately discover the chances and pitfalls of micro-living and co-living. During this three-day city trip (two days in London, one in Amsterdam) we will visit a wide range of exemplar cases. We will speak to initiators, designers, residents, experts, developers and community managers; exchange knowledge; and discuss current issues, trends and challenges. During the final day in Amsterdam we will share our findings during an expert meeting in collaboration with ARCAM.
The city trip is part of our international research project on the Future of Urban Living, that Pop-Up City has been conducting over the past year. Joining us is a group of people with a background in property development, government and policy, construction, and design.
The trip will take off on Thursday morning October 5th at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, from where we will fly to London. In the evening of Friday October 6th we will return to Amsterdam. The final day of the trip will take place after the weekend on Monday October 9th in Amsterdam.
The program is not set in stone yet, but we are planing to visit the following projects and exemplar cases in London and Amsterdam. We will be able to see theses interesting places with our own eyes and get to know the people behind it. Check them out here.
1. The Collective Old Oak (London)
2. Roam (London)
3. Pocket Living (London)
4. 13m² House by Studio Mama (London)
5. Leman Locke (London)
6. The Student Hotel (Amsterdam)
7. Zoku (Amsterdam)
8. Villa Mokum (Amsterdam)
Hungry for more?
Read the article series on the Future of Urban Living on Pop-Up City right here.