Karpa Kitchen Farm is a new circular production kitchen near Amsterdam that's focussed on local, organic agriculture. A team of cooks, run by chef Jonathan Karpathios, prepares healthy and delicious meals that are delivered to offices in the neighbourhood. We've launched a campaign website that invites suppliers of all kinds to turn the ambition into reality.
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.
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.Read more
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.
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.