Updates

Meeting in the Sky

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, elderly living in care centres are not allowed to receive visits. Last week we rented a boom lift to make it possible for the residents of an eldercare facility in Amsterdam to meet with their families.

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COVID-19 and the Future of Retail and Hospitality

Joop was invited by Amsterdam architecture institute ARCAM to give his views on how the global coronavirus outbreak affects the urban retail and hospitality landscape.

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Hack a Construction Fence!

In collaboration with real estate developers and construction companies in Southeast Amsterdam, we’re organising a design competition to give colour to 100 construction fences in the area.

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Open Call: Living Apart Together

RAUM challenges artists, designers and architects to create a public space installation that encourages social interaction in COVID-19 times.

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We Proudly Present the Bijlmerbox

Southeast Amsterdam is home to a vibrant community of makers who create the most beautiful, authentic and tasty products. Most of them are experiencing hard times due to the coronavirus outbreak. In order to make them meet their ends, we’ve developed the Bijlmerbox — a box full of locally-made products that let you enjoy the scents, tastes and stories of this unique district of Amsterdam.

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A Digital Get-Together for the City of Amsterdam

In collaboration with the City of Amsterdam we're organising the Gebiedsronde — an event series about sustainable urban transformation. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the third edition will be a digital one.

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Karpa Kitchen Farm

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.

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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.

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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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