Placemakers organizes for a variety of local initiatives to enliven the Sixhaven area in Amsterdam North. The 'Buurthaven' terrain is open for short and long term activities by neighborhood residents, entrepreneurs and organizations until the end of 2020.
Placemakers was delighted to co-host Placemaking Week Nairobi 2017, including an implementation of 'Sports Streets'.
'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.
The Bloody Tourists Toolkit offers the city of Amsterdam an alternative to the large scale policies responding to the increased pressures of tourism on the inner city.
During the Living Library visitors take their seat on book-furniture and enjoy storytelling about Park Frankendael.
Placemakers designed, built and programmed a pilot podium along with pupils of the Bredero Lyceum, de Modestraat and residents.
'De Buurtcamping' transforms city parks into a convivial camp site for all residents of the neighborhood.
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 is host and organiser of 'Project Space', a week to stimulate knowledge exchange among European studios.
Experts from the field give a variety of presentations over lunch, place mats stimulate the audience to think along.
During the World Restaurant everyone shares his or her passion for cooking and eating – from cooking methods to ingredients to recipes and tastes – with likeminded from a variety of backgrounds.