We are proud to announce that our project Ruta de la Experiencia was one of the selected projects to be part of the 2018 festival URBANBAT in Bilbao. The seventh edition of URBANBAT will explore the subject of 'instant cities'. Instant cities will explore the [...]
The Dutch urban planning and design magazine Blauwe Kamer published an article about our research by design project Circular Wielwijk. Wielwijk is a neighbourhood in the city of Dordrecht and the ambition was set to make this neighbourhood social en economic vibrant by introducing the [...]
After the exhibition, the book, it is now time for Volksvlijt On Tour. In collaboration with the NIT Istanbul and the Dutch Consulate a discussion is organized about participatory city planning. The text below is a copy of the NIT website: Cities require planning in [...]
How to communicate the concept of the doughnut and the circular economy to the residents of a neighbourhood undergoing a renovation process? Start by thinking about what you eat, the footprint of the ingredients and where the leftovers and packages go afterwards. On April the [...]
The role of urban design to achieve a cycling and walkable city As urban planners and designers we are always busy with envisioning the future. These visions are long term processes involving diverse stakeholders. From our projects we have learnt that a shared common future [...]
The Netherlands is at the beginning of a transition towards a circular economy. This transition demands fundamental changes that will influence municipalities, housing associations and private companies. On the 7th of February, Platform 31 and the Government Architect’s agency organized a conference to share and [...]
We are very happy to announce that starting from 01-01-2018 Pepijn Verpaalen will join team of the Master of Architecture and Urbanism /MA+U as the head of the urbanism program. The Master is part of the Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts Tilburg. Pepijn [...]
The best wishes for 2018! Our goal is to make neighbourhoods, cities and regions more sustainable.
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The results of the 2016 exhibition "Volksvlijt" deserved to be recorded in a book. On 14 November 2017, we launched the book "Dream Your Own Future". The launch took place at the same spot where the exhibition took place in 2016; the Amsterdam Public Library [...]
Amsterdam is looking for a new bicycle mayor and Camila Pinzon has been nominated for this. So vote for her! In the week of October 30, you can vote in the Cyclespace Pavilion and on Thursday November 2 in Circl. The website of Cyclespace contains [...]
Platform31, VNG and VNO NCW, among others, organize the 30th of October the Day of the City in Utrecht georganiseerd . In this day, we organize a workshop about experiments in the public space. Join us in this workshop! We will show, with examples of [...]