'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.
Placemakers transformered a large vacant land of Zeeburgereiland into a sea of flowers.
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.
In Cluj (Romania) we sent postcards to the mayor with inspiring ideas for (temporary) use of a former industral site.
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.
Placemakers researched Benches Collective (BankjesCollectief), an initiative that allows residents to ‘open’ a bench on their sidewalk for neighbors, passersby and other visitors.
By implementing three small scale spatial interventions, Placemakers researched to what extent and in what ways we may influence pedestrians’ route choices.
Placemakers inventorizes and analyzes existing Placemaking initiatieves in Nairobi