Het project Windows of Opportunity (WOO!) grew from a wish to respond quickly, cheaply and flexibly to the rise of shop vacancy across the Netherlands and beyond.
Placemakers contributed to the winning Europan 15 proposal for a Rotterdam monofunctional business park.
Placemakers designed, built and programmed a pilot podium along with pupils of the Bredero Lyceum, de Modestraat and residents.
'WeesperWolken’ provides metro travellers a view onto the clouds, buildings, tram lines, cyclists and trees right above the station.
'Making Cities Together’ is a multiannual project initiated by Placemakers, in collaboration with the International New Town Institute (NL) en International Federation of Housing and Planning (DK). Along with a host of local stakeholders we develop placemaking design strategies for valuable, inclusive and sustainable public spaces.
By implementing three small scale spatial interventions, Placemakers researched to what extent and in what ways we may influence pedestrians’ route choices.
Placemakers designed and built 'vertical gardens' on three outdoor walls. The walls make the Fridtjof Nansenhof more green and lively.
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.
Placemakers transformered a large vacant land of Zeeburgereiland into a sea of flowers.
Bredero College students carried out neighborhood research and integrated the collected data into designs for the pilot podium.
Make local wishes and ideas immediately visible with 'wish-finding signs'.
In Cluj (Romania) we sent postcards to the mayor with inspiring ideas for (temporary) use of a former industral site.
Placemakers stimulates the formation of ideas during workshops for project team Nobelhorst, a.o. by assembling inspirational placemaking examples in a leaflet.
Placemakers is host and organiser of 'Project Space', a week to stimulate knowledge exchange among European studios.