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Urban CampScape Pops Up At The Dutch Design Week

Tomorrow is the kick-off of this year’s Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven. Planning to visit the event but don’t know where to stay? The Urban CampScape offers you a place to sleep!

For the occasion of the design week, an urban campside will pop up under a fly-over in the middle of the city’s Strijp-S district. This former industrial site of Philips has transformed over the years into Eindhoven’s creative district. Once known as Philips’ ‘Forbidden City’ where many (electronic) inventions were made, Strijp-S now offers a place for Dutch Design in the week of 20-28 October.

The initiators of the Urban CampScape aim to research the function of the neglected space under the fly-over as a ‘Green Corridor’ — a node to connect the city to its green surroundings. Therefore the Urban CampScape will not only be a place to sleep during the DDW, but will also offer a temporary cultural program about co-creation and durability. The program includes guerrilla gardening workshops, an exhibition about the Green Corridor, breakfast with products from the Philips Fruit Garden, bicycle tours and much more.

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Dutch Design Week

In October of each year, the Dutch Design Week takes place in Eindhoven. The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2,600 designers. In more than 110 locations across the city, DDW organizes and facilitates exhibitions, lectures, prize ceremonies, networking events, debates and festivities.

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