Tag: Amsterdam

  • Practice-based Planning for Urban Gardening

    Practice-based Planning for Urban Gardening

    _GRADUATION WORK_ by Ioana Musat Urban gardening is a practice increasing in popularity in the Netherlands, especially in the city of Amsterdam. However there is little understanding about the social dimensions of urban gardening. Ioana Musat provides an insightful research in the ‘Boeletuin’ and a model for this new form of food planning.

  • The Pulse of the City: Exploring Urban Metabolism in Amsterdam

    The Pulse of the City: Exploring Urban Metabolism in Amsterdam

    _ARTICLE_ by Ilse Voskamp and Sven Stremke. Considering ongoing, rapid urbanisation and the vast resource consumption of metropolitan areas around the world, it is important to integrate urban resource management with the design of our future cities. But how can resource management become an integral part of planning and designing urban landscapes?

  • Varied activities in Pakhuis de Zwijger

    Varied activities in Pakhuis de Zwijger

    In the Amsterdam Pakhuis de Zwijger more often lectures and events take place which are interesting for everybody who is interested in (urban) public space. Frequently lectures are being given about several themes, but there are also movies, expositions and debates to visit. And all of these are not only interesting for people from Amsterdam! […]

  • Foundation of AMS

    Foundation of AMS

    The Municipal Executive of Amsterdam, the board of governors of TU Delft and the board of governors of Wageningen UR have agreed upon the foundation of The Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS), an institute in the field of applied urban technology and design. This means a go-ahead for the cooperation¬†between TU Deflt, Wageningen […]