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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…

Heesterveld

In 2009, the building complex Heesterveld, located in Amsterdam-Zuidoost, was the last bit left of the original Bijlmer. The characteristic architecture of Jan van Gool was still in its original condition, but Heesterveld was suffering from unemployment, crime, drug dealing in the basement, and neglected porches and outside spaces. Housing corporation Ymere wanted to demolish [&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…

Creative Community

A creative hotspot for and by residents. The building, with 87 residences and a courtyard, is inhabited by artists, students, the original residents, and creative entrepreneurs working in hip-hop, dance, graffiti, architecture, interior design, photography, poetry, fashion, and design. Living in the Heesterveld complex automatically makes you a member of the Heesterveld Creative Community. Together [&hellip…

Lectures

Eva is often asked to give lectures and tours about and of the NDSM Shipyard. The transformation of the NDSM Shipyard from derelict industrial site to cultural hotspot has attracted a lot of attention, both at home and abroad. Scientists, developers and culture experts have called it one of the most unique projects in the [&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…