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Book ‘Make Your City’

In cities driven by economic gain, there is not much room for those who do not rightly fit within established structures. And even if they are given a spot, they are obliged to vacate it as soon as more profitable activities present themselves. The history of the NDSM shipyard in Amsterdam demonstrates the power of [&hellip…

Art City NDSM

In 2007, Kunststad arose inside the large shipbuilding hall of the NDSM Shipyard. Kunststad (Art City) is a city designed and built by the citizens themselves, with 80 studios and business premises, 12 large theatre workshops, and an indoor skate park. To get as much creative freedom and diversity as possible, it was decided to [&hellip…

NDSM Energy Cooperation

In order to provide the NDSM Shipyard with sustainable and environmentally friendly energy, Eva started the project “De Energiemaatschappij, dat zijn wij” (We are the Energy Society) in cooperation with advisory commission NEWNRG. The Energy Society is all about recycling, new ideas, and practical applications. Examples of this are the installation of a heat pump [&hellip…

Open Innovation Capital

In 2008, Eva initiated Open Innovation Capital, in cooperation with Layana Mokoginta, Maarten Bruns and Ruud Vriens. They organised a series of meetings, with the aim to investigate innovation based on the open-source ideals of the Internet. The participants of Open innovation Capital came from  various lines of business, such as communication, technology, housing, project [&hellip…

NDSM Underseas

Underneath Skate park Amsterdam there’s room for more. In 2007, Eva set up the foundation Stichting NDSM Underseas, in cooperation with Skatepark Amsterdam, Klimmuur Centraal (Climbing wall) and ROC Amsterdam (College). There goal was to develop an incubator for young people with a talent for sports, culture and education. Where? Underneath the skate park, which was [&hellip…

North beat a/b Stubnitz

In 2007, Eva set up the foundation Stichting NDSM Underseas, in cooperation with Skatepark Amsterdam, Klimmuur Centraal (Climbing wall) and ROC Amsterdam (College). Goal: an incubator for young people with a talent for sports, culture, and education. One of the events of NDSM Underseas was hip hop night on board the German vessel Stubnitz. The promo [&hellip…