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29 June 2016, Rotterdam, 3PM @IABR: Playfully hacking the water system, a game about water as urban resource

How can play and games be used for leveraging the “smartness” of citizens to address complex issues that our cities are facing? How can play and games be used to define new collective values around water as a “common pool

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29 June 2016, Rotterdam, 3PM @IABR: Playfully hacking the water system, a game about water as urban resource

How can play and games be used for leveraging the “smartness” of citizens to address complex issues that our cities are facing? How can play and games be used to define new collective values around water as a “common pool

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24 June 2016, Rotterdam, 3PM @IABR: The Hackable City International

With the IABR as the backdrop, the Hackable City will conclude its international comparative research project on new modes of collaborative citymaking – with organizations from São Paulo, Athens, and Shenzhen and Buiksloterham. Part public mini-symposium, part workshop with experts, this exchange aims

Debat Hackable city IABR

24 June 2016, Rotterdam, 3PM @IABR: The Hackable City International

With the IABR as the backdrop, the Hackable City will conclude its international comparative research project on new modes of collaborative citymaking – with organizations from São Paulo, Athens, and Shenzhen and Buiksloterham. Part public mini-symposium, part workshop with experts, this exchange aims

Recoded City: Co-creating Urban Futures

14 June 2016, Amsterdam, 8PM @Pakhuis: Book launch: ‘Recoded City: Co-creating Urban Futures’

What does the distributed, open, and civic city of the future look like? How can examples of participatory placemaking become a scalable method for urban design and planning, serving more citizens equitably than dominant developer-shareholder led schemes? June 14th at

Recoded City: Co-creating Urban Futures

14 June 2016, Amsterdam, 8PM @Pakhuis: Book launch: ‘Recoded City: Co-creating Urban Futures’

What does the distributed, open, and civic city of the future look like? How can examples of participatory placemaking become a scalable method for urban design and planning, serving more citizens equitably than dominant developer-shareholder led schemes? June 14th at

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May 30 – June 1: Shenzhen visit

From May 30th to June 1st The Hackable City and Maaike Behm from STUDIONINEDOTS visited Shenzhen, where our local partner Tat Lam from Shanzai City and Future Plus Institute helped us to create a program with visits, workshops and a symposium. Shanzhai City’s mission is

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May 30 – June 1: Shenzhen visit

From May 30th to June 1st The Hackable City and Maaike Behm from STUDIONINEDOTS visited Shenzhen, where our local partner Tat Lam from Shanzai City and Future Plus Institute helped us to create a program with visits, workshops and a symposium. Shanzhai City’s mission is

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30 May 2016, Amsterdam, @Pakhuis, Playfully hacking the water system, a game about water as urban resource

How can play and games be used for leveraging the “smartness” of citizens to address complex issues that our cities are facing? How can play and games be used to define new collective values around water as a “common pool

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30 May 2016, Amsterdam, @Pakhuis, Playfully hacking the water system, a game about water as urban resource

How can play and games be used for leveraging the “smartness” of citizens to address complex issues that our cities are facing? How can play and games be used to define new collective values around water as a “common pool

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27 May 2016, Amsterdam, 3PM @FabCity: Playfully hacking the water system, a game about water as urban resource

How can play and games be used for leveraging the “smartness” of citizens to address complex issues that our cities are facing? How can play and games be used to define new collective values around water as a “common pool

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27 May 2016, Amsterdam, 3PM @FabCity: Playfully hacking the water system, a game about water as urban resource

How can play and games be used for leveraging the “smartness” of citizens to address complex issues that our cities are facing? How can play and games be used to define new collective values around water as a “common pool

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25 May 2016, Rotterdam, 11AM @IABR: Hackable Cityplot Meet up, Blank Spots

On May 25th, in an open and informal setting we will discuss with stakeholders the intentions to develop Buiksloterham into a truly resilient district. We want to discuss scenarios for circularity, policy, finance, development models and their spatial translation, updating

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25 May 2016, Rotterdam, 11AM @IABR: Hackable Cityplot Meet up, Blank Spots

On May 25th, in an open and informal setting we will discuss with stakeholders the intentions to develop Buiksloterham into a truly resilient district. We want to discuss scenarios for circularity, policy, finance, development models and their spatial translation, updating

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9-11 May: Athens Visit

From 9 to 11 May The Hackable City and Frank Alsema from Stadslab Buiksloterham visited Athens, where our local partner Dimitris Charitos of the Laboratory of New Technologies in Communication, Education and the Mass Media of the University of Athens helped us to create

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9-11 May: Athens Visit

From 9 to 11 May The Hackable City and Frank Alsema from Stadslab Buiksloterham visited Athens, where our local partner Dimitris Charitos of the Laboratory of New Technologies in Communication, Education and the Mass Media of the University of Athens helped us to create

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23 April 2016, Amsterdam @Buiksloterham & NDSM wharf Walking on Sunshine: a workshop about collectively designing public infrastructure

Workshop Walking on Sunshine On a stormy Saturday morning, residents from Buiksloterham’s self build community gathered at the NDSM werf (Amsterdam Noord) to participate in the workshop ‘Walking on Sunshine’. The workshop aimed to research and illustrate emerging dynamics between

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23 April 2016, Amsterdam @Buiksloterham & NDSM wharf Walking on Sunshine: a workshop about collectively designing public infrastructure

Workshop Walking on Sunshine On a stormy Saturday morning, residents from Buiksloterham’s self build community gathered at the NDSM werf (Amsterdam Noord) to participate in the workshop ‘Walking on Sunshine’. The workshop aimed to research and illustrate emerging dynamics between

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23 April – July 10 2016, Rotterdam @IABR: Our Hackable Cityplot exhibit, How a new model for citymaking emerged in Amsterdam’s Buiksloterham

From April 23 to July 10 (2016) DELVA Landscape Architects, One Architecture, Stadslab Buiksloterham Circulair, STUDIONINEDOTS and The Hackable City jointly present their projects about Buiksloterham during IABR2016-TheNextEconomy. The installation ‘Hackable Cityplot’ zooms in on a number of concrete proposals resulting from the

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23 April – July 10 2016, Rotterdam @IABR: Our Hackable Cityplot exhibit, How a new model for citymaking emerged in Amsterdam’s Buiksloterham

From April 23 to July 10 (2016) DELVA Landscape Architects, One Architecture, Stadslab Buiksloterham Circulair, STUDIONINEDOTS and The Hackable City jointly present their projects about Buiksloterham during IABR2016-TheNextEconomy. The installation ‘Hackable Cityplot’ zooms in on a number of concrete proposals resulting from the

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23 April-10 July 2016, Rotterdam @IABR: The Next Economy

The International Architecture Biennial Rotterdam 2016 examines -THE NEXT ECONOMY – the relationship between spatial design and economic development. Within the event that takes place from April 23rd to July 10th 2016, The Hackable City, Cityplot and Stadslab BSH will present their

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23 April-10 July 2016, Rotterdam @IABR: The Next Economy

The International Architecture Biennial Rotterdam 2016 examines -THE NEXT ECONOMY – the relationship between spatial design and economic development. Within the event that takes place from April 23rd to July 10th 2016, The Hackable City, Cityplot and Stadslab BSH will present their

Design & The City

19-22 April 2016, Amsterdam, all day @HvA and Hermitage: Design & The City Conference 2016

From 19 to 22 April the Design & the City Conference will take place in Amsterdam. The conference explores citizen-centered design approaches for the smart city. Central theme is the role of design(ers) to create opportunities and practices for citizens,

Design & The City

19-22 April 2016, Amsterdam, all day @HvA and Hermitage: Design & The City Conference 2016

From 19 to 22 April the Design & the City Conference will take place in Amsterdam. The conference explores citizen-centered design approaches for the smart city. Central theme is the role of design(ers) to create opportunities and practices for citizens,

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Water game: playing with urban common pool resources (part 3)

The Hackable City projects consists of multiple parallel tracks. Several of these have been reported on already: self building, metrics, (playful) governance, an academic track, and public dissemination and events. In this series of blogposts we document how we are

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Water game: playing with urban common pool resources (part 3)

The Hackable City projects consists of multiple parallel tracks. Several of these have been reported on already: self building, metrics, (playful) governance, an academic track, and public dissemination and events. In this series of blogposts we document how we are

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Digital tools for community organization

Hackable City One of the main themes in the research on Hackable Cities is the exchange of knowledge. How can individuals and collectives learn from each other and how can a collaborative knowledge base be established? Or as we have

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Digital tools for community organization

Hackable City One of the main themes in the research on Hackable Cities is the exchange of knowledge. How can individuals and collectives learn from each other and how can a collaborative knowledge base be established? Or as we have

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Economic resilience at Buiksloterham

After the 2008 crash it became clear that the Dutch real estate sector was not very resilient. During this time of cancelled projects and collapsing house prices, citizen-driven real estate development proved to be an alternative model for the Buiksloterham

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Economic resilience at Buiksloterham

After the 2008 crash it became clear that the Dutch real estate sector was not very resilient. During this time of cancelled projects and collapsing house prices, citizen-driven real estate development proved to be an alternative model for the Buiksloterham

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Water game: playing with urban common pool resources (part 2)

The Hackable City projects consists of multiple parallel tracks. Several of these have been reported on already: self building, metrics, (playful) governance, an academic track, and public dissemination and events. In this series of blogposts we document how we are developing and testing a game about water. The aim of

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Water game: playing with urban common pool resources (part 2)

The Hackable City projects consists of multiple parallel tracks. Several of these have been reported on already: self building, metrics, (playful) governance, an academic track, and public dissemination and events. In this series of blogposts we document how we are developing and testing a game about water. The aim of

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15-18 March: Sao Paulo visit

From 15 to 18 March The Hackable City and Rens Wijnakker from DELVA Landscape Architects visited Sao Paulo our local partner Acupuntura Urbana helped us to create a program with official, local and sometimes off the grid urban interventions. Acupuntura

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15-18 March: Sao Paulo visit

From 15 to 18 March The Hackable City and Rens Wijnakker from DELVA Landscape Architects visited Sao Paulo our local partner Acupuntura Urbana helped us to create a program with official, local and sometimes off the grid urban interventions. Acupuntura

Toolkit Circle

15-18 March, Sao Paolo, 9-11 May, Athens, 30 May-June 1, Shenzhen: The Hackable City going international

In the coming months The Hackable City will visit Sao Paulo, Athens and Shenzhen to execute a comparative research of hackable projects in cities that are each in a phase of development that is similar to what kicked-off BSH: they

Toolkit Circle

15-18 March, Sao Paolo, 9-11 May, Athens, 30 May-June 1, Shenzhen: The Hackable City going international

In the coming months The Hackable City will visit Sao Paulo, Athens and Shenzhen to execute a comparative research of hackable projects in cities that are each in a phase of development that is similar to what kicked-off BSH: they

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14 March 2016, Amsterdam, 8PM @Pakhuis: Publication launch, ‘The Hackable City: A Research Manifesto and Design Toolkit’

Monday March 14 The Hackable City will present their publication ‘The Hackable City: A Research Manifesto and Design Toolkit’ at Pakhuis de Zwijger during the event ‘New Democracy #3: The Cultural Commons’. Michiel de Lange will be one of the

ECF - People by People

14 March 2016, Amsterdam, 8PM @Pakhuis: Publication launch, ‘The Hackable City: A Research Manifesto and Design Toolkit’

Monday March 14 The Hackable City will present their publication ‘The Hackable City: A Research Manifesto and Design Toolkit’ at Pakhuis de Zwijger during the event ‘New Democracy #3: The Cultural Commons’. Michiel de Lange will be one of the

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Essay (in Dutch) “Stories about smart cities: how citizen can identify with their city”

Recently I wrote an essay at the invitation of the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK). In the essay (Dutch), I argue that the lack of appealing narratives about smart cities is one of the reasons why citizen engagement remains such

Essay Estafette reflecties op de toekomst van de digitale overheid

Essay (in Dutch) “Stories about smart cities: how citizen can identify with their city”

Recently I wrote an essay at the invitation of the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BZK). In the essay (Dutch), I argue that the lack of appealing narratives about smart cities is one of the reasons why citizen engagement remains such