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Article for The Class Trend Report 2020

The Class of 2020 is a think tank for the future of living, learning and working in university cities. We were asked to write an article for their annual trend report about our vision on hybrid urban space.

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Leaving the City: The Future of Post-Urban Living

As cities become increasingly urbanised, increasing numbers of young city dwellers are moving to the countryside to find peace and quiet. Thanks to a grant from the Creative Industries Fund NL, we'll be exploring post-urban living and rural futures in 2020. Stay tuned for more information.

There’s a New Pop-Up City in Town

2020 is a remarkable year for us. We're merging our urban development and communications office Golfstromen and our online magazine Pop-Up City into a new agency for urban transformation.

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Lecture at Urban Design Symposium

Joop will be giving a lecture at the Urban Design Symposium on Thursday December 12. The event, organized by the City of Amsterdam, discusses future spatial development in the Dutch capital. Joop will present a series of trends and their impact on urban planning and design.

Straatnamen Goes Rotterdam

Last winter we ran a street music program in Southeast Amsterdam to improve safety in public space after office hours. This fall the project will be running in Rotterdam Prins Alexander. Keep an eye on the website for more information.

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