Category: News

(T)huis voor Spoedzoekers

Last week, Wednesday July 5th, SPCitI, represented by Bernardina Borra, was invited by the Podium voor Architectuur to contribute to the panel discussion of the closing meeting of its program “(T)huis voor spoedzoekers” in Hoofdorp. The program tackled the issue of

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ISOCARP 2016 Article: The Future of Urban Living

During the 2016 52nd ISOCARP Congress in Durban, South Africa, Miranda Schut presented a paper entitled “The future of Urban Living: New Forms of Work – Planning for the Unknown in Amterdam”. The paper was part of the congress fourth

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ISIGE-Mines ParisTech on a Field Trip to Amsterdam

Last week, a group of students of the ISIGE Institute, enrolled in the master program “ingenierie et gestion de l’environment” (environmental engineering and management) at the Ecole des Mines de Paris were in Amsterdam. The one-week long trip, guided by Miranda

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Linking Urban Farming and Urban Planning in Times of Crisis: Food Strategies for the Al Za’atari Camp

In July 2016, SPCitI, in collaboration with RUAF, conducted a second mission to Al Za’atari Camp in Marfraq, Jordan. This second field work assignment is a follow-up to the first scoping mission organized in 2015 and commissioned by VNG International. During

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Porto Novo “Ville Verte”, Benin

In the first two weeks of February, the French NGO ‘Les Ateliers‘ organised a workshop in Porto-Novo, the capital city of Benin in West Africa. Two teams of 12 international experts, of which Miranda, brainstormed to identify directions for the development

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