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01 February 2017: Collective vs. traditional, What are the lessons learned of cooperative development on plot 21 in Buiksloterham?

The Hackable City – Cooperative Development in Buiksloterham from HackableCity Wednesday february 1, The Hackable City will present the outcomes of the research on Buiksloterhams plot 21 in Pakhuis de Zwijger. What are the lessons learned for the city at large?

Buiksloterham, Ridderspoorweg k21

01 February 2017: Collective vs. traditional, What are the lessons learned of cooperative development on plot 21 in Buiksloterham?

The Hackable City – Cooperative Development in Buiksloterham from HackableCity Wednesday february 1, The Hackable City will present the outcomes of the research on Buiksloterhams plot 21 in Pakhuis de Zwijger. What are the lessons learned for the city at large?

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New Amsterdam Magazine #10 – contribution about Hackable City Making

To the most recent edition of New Amsterdam Magazine #10 we contributed an article about The Hackable City. Read the article Hacking Buiksloterham: How digital media can democratize city-making (pdf) Read the full version of the Magazine here >>

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New Amsterdam Magazine #10 – contribution about Hackable City Making

To the most recent edition of New Amsterdam Magazine #10 we contributed an article about The Hackable City. Read the article Hacking Buiksloterham: How digital media can democratize city-making (pdf) Read the full version of the Magazine here >>

Walking on Sunshine, Reflections on research through making and collaborative design

When discussing current design methodology one is confronted with the terms ‘research through making’, or ‘research by design’. What exactly do these terms mean, and how can this methodology be used to explore the collaboratively designing of public space –

Walking on Sunshine, Reflections on research through making and collaborative design

When discussing current design methodology one is confronted with the terms ‘research through making’, or ‘research by design’. What exactly do these terms mean, and how can this methodology be used to explore the collaboratively designing of public space –

Designing and testing the ‘Internationale Bouwtentoonstelling’ app

Introduction How can communities of practice such as ‘self-builders’ (people who build their own homes) learn from each other? And how can innovative approaches for building houses that potentially benefit the public good (like more sustainable ways to manage energy

Designing and testing the ‘Internationale Bouwtentoonstelling’ app

Introduction How can communities of practice such as ‘self-builders’ (people who build their own homes) learn from each other? And how can innovative approaches for building houses that potentially benefit the public good (like more sustainable ways to manage energy

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Hacking Buiksloterham: How Self-Builders Are Making Their City

We’ve presented our work at the TRADERS Closing Conference ‘MEDIATIONS – Art & Design Agency and Participation in Public Space’. The paper is included in the proceedings of the event (ca. 19 MB pdf).

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Hacking Buiksloterham: How Self-Builders Are Making Their City

We’ve presented our work at the TRADERS Closing Conference ‘MEDIATIONS – Art & Design Agency and Participation in Public Space’. The paper is included in the proceedings of the event (ca. 19 MB pdf).

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Satisfaction and sense of ownership in a Co-Commissioning process

One of the promises of developing an area through the bottom-up collaboration in building groups rather than through the top down strategies of project developers is that the future residents will be more satisfied with their new houses, and will

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Satisfaction and sense of ownership in a Co-Commissioning process

One of the promises of developing an area through the bottom-up collaboration in building groups rather than through the top down strategies of project developers is that the future residents will be more satisfied with their new houses, and will

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Water game: playing with urban common pool resources (part 6)

This is the third of a special series of guest posts by Sjors Martens, PhD student researching games and cities at Utrecht University’s departments of Media and Culture Studies and Computer Science. We asked Sjors to report and reflect on a series

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Water game: playing with urban common pool resources (part 6)

This is the third of a special series of guest posts by Sjors Martens, PhD student researching games and cities at Utrecht University’s departments of Media and Culture Studies and Computer Science. We asked Sjors to report and reflect on a series

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Water game: playing with urban common pool resources (part 5)

This is the second of a special series of guest posts by Sjors Martens, PhD student researching games and cities at Utrecht University’s departments of Media and Culture Studies and Computer Science. We asked Sjors to report and reflect on a series

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Water game: playing with urban common pool resources (part 5)

This is the second of a special series of guest posts by Sjors Martens, PhD student researching games and cities at Utrecht University’s departments of Media and Culture Studies and Computer Science. We asked Sjors to report and reflect on a series

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Water game: playing with urban common pool resources (part 4)

This is the first of a special series of guest posts by Sjors Martens, PhD student researching games and cities at Utrecht University’s departments of Media and Culture Studies and Computer Science. We asked Sjors to report and reflect on a series

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Water game: playing with urban common pool resources (part 4)

This is the first of a special series of guest posts by Sjors Martens, PhD student researching games and cities at Utrecht University’s departments of Media and Culture Studies and Computer Science. We asked Sjors to report and reflect on a series

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Workshop digital tools usage in BSH

Introduction How can communities of practice such as ‘self-builders’ (people who build their own homes) learn from each other? And how can innovative approaches for building houses that potentially benefit the public good (like more sustainable ways to manage energy

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Workshop digital tools usage in BSH

Introduction How can communities of practice such as ‘self-builders’ (people who build their own homes) learn from each other? And how can innovative approaches for building houses that potentially benefit the public good (like more sustainable ways to manage energy

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Housing development and the financial crisis. From ‘governable’ and ‘malleability’ to citizen-driven development.

A few years ago nobody believed self-building would root in The Netherlands. The country was dominated by large-scale, top-down developments where customers had little to say about the eventual product. This changed during the global financial crisis of 2008 when

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Housing development and the financial crisis. From ‘governable’ and ‘malleability’ to citizen-driven development.

A few years ago nobody believed self-building would root in The Netherlands. The country was dominated by large-scale, top-down developments where customers had little to say about the eventual product. This changed during the global financial crisis of 2008 when

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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

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

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