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The World’s First Fair Phone, Vacuum Cleaner Architecture And More At 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 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: Pop-Up City Live — A Night For Urban Innovators

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 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 Pop-Up City to life on stage!

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Help Us Build The City Of The Future!

We are excited to announce that Pop-Up City will be collaborating with The Hague’s Museon this summer on #stadvandetoekomst (#cityofthefuture, in Dutch), an exhibit that will take 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

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!

Yesterday, Philips announced the 10 winners of the Livable Cities #pinyourcity contest. Launched on 4 October at 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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