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 Pakhuis de Zwijger Thomas Ermacora and Lucy Bullivant will present and discuss numerous examples of placemaking from all over the world, featured in their newly released book Recoded City.

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Thomas Ermacora FRSA, regeneration architect, impact entrepreneur and futures thinker; founder and creative director of the tactical non-profit Clear Village, Clear-Village.org, Limewharf cultural innovation hub, Limewharf.org and Machines Room fab lab, MachinesRoom.org

Lucy Bullivant PhD Hon FRIBA, cultural historian, author, curator and consultant; founder and editor-in-chief, Urbanista.org, Built Environment Expert, Design Council Cabe; Adjunct Professor, Urban Design History and Theory, Syracuse University; lucybullivant.net

Martijn de Waal senior researcher Lectorate Play & Civic Media, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. He is the author of the book The City as Interface, a co-founder of TheMobileCity.nl, and the project leader for the research project TheHackableCity.nl