By implementing three small scale spatial interventions, Placemakers researched to what extent and in what ways we may influence pedestrians’ route choices.
A workshop to co-determinea courses of action in the disinvested area of Kaloleni, Nairobi.
Using Minecraft as a tool to invite various groups into the design process of a ‘Model Street’ in Dandora, Nairobi.
Three teams of international and local experts along with local Placemaking initiators proposed strategies for Nairobi’s public spaces.
The ‘Social Context Mapping’ workshops aim to visualise urban areas by presenting ‘hard’ and ‘soft data.
Children make tiles of footsteps, creating their own ‘walk of fame’ through the neighborhood.
Secondary school students collect the story of IJburg and present their concepts for a promotional campaign to local stakeholders.
Bredero College students carried out neighborhood research and integrated the collected data into designs for the pilot podium.
Four students from the Casa400 student housing complex were hired to advise on the future development of the Eenhoorngebied in the east of Amsterdam.
Local youth were asked to think of temporary uses of Zeeburgereiland for the summer.
Discover and (place)make the most out of your location by communicating with people nearby with the Placemakers ‘discovery app’!
Organisation of a visualised brainstorm, by using the courtyard walls as a canvas for ideas.
Make local wishes and ideas immediately visible with ‘wish-finding signs’.
To involve the residents and extract local wishes, Placemakers distributed voting vouchers.
Placemakers is host and organiser of ‘Project Space’, a week to stimulate knowledge exchange among European studios.
On the world map of the ‘Kleurenkompas’ everyone can tell their own story. The map brings memories of exotic homelands to life in the hallway of a large appartment block.
In Cluj (Romania) we sent postcards to the mayor with inspiring ideas for (temporary) use of a former industral site.
Placemakers organised a workshop to co-develop locally supported ideas for the festive lighting scheme on the Jan Evertsenstraat.
Research on a network of play that was co-developed by children, Jantje Beton, the local municipality and other parties.
Placemakers stimulates the formation of ideas during workshops for project team Nobelhorst, a.o. by assembling inspirational placemaking examples in a leaflet.
Experts from the field give a variety of presentations over lunch, place mats stimulate the audience to think along.
The Sociale Context Map is a digital tool that visualises socio-spatial location research quickly and easily.
Placemakers’ research shows that despite the growth – from one to three to seven campings – De Buurtcamping still complies to its main societal principles.
Placemakers researched Benches Collective (BankjesCollectief), an initiative that allows residents to ‘open’ a bench on their sidewalk for neighbors, passersby and other visitors.