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Japan

In 2008, Eva was at the conference Yokahama Creative City at the invitation of the Yokohoma city council. The development of the NDSM Shipyard was the most important topic at the conference. Eva also visited several districts of the city to watch and listen in on various non-profit organisations and local artist initiatives. These districts [&hellip…

Berlin

In 2007, the city of Berlin (Germany) sought Eva’s expertise for the redevelopment of the Berlin Tempelhof, the closed airport. Tempelhof is situated in the centre of the city and spans 3,5 km2. Eva participated in a workshop about the redevelopment of the huge building, the landing strip, and the surrounding fields. In this context, she [&hellip…

Istanbul

Late in 2012, Eva participated in the Matchmaking Programme of the NAI (Dutch Institute of Architecture) and the Galata Greek School Foundation in Istanbul. Eva’s role as an expert in that area was to direct the workshops with architects in order to come up with a collective plan for the redevelopment of the old, historic [&hellip…

Foreign attention

The transformation of the NDSM Shipyard from derelict industrial site to cultural hotspot has received much foreign attention. The experimental approach (bottom-up with participation of the future residents), and the financial commitment and creative freedom of the end users were something never before seen in urban planning. This, combined with the huge scale of the [&hellip…

Valencia

At the invitation of research platform Aula Ciutat and in cooperation with UIMP (Universidad Internacional Menédez Pelayo), Eva, together with Danya Sherman, director Education en Citizens Participation of High Line Park in New York, gave a lecture on successful examples of innovative urban projects, initiated by the citizens themselves. This lecture was coupled with an [&hellip…