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SHARING KNOWLEDGE: FROM SOCIAL CONTEXT MAPPING TO PLACEMAKING 101
SHARING KNOWLEDGE: FROM SOCIAL CONTEXT MAPPING TO PLACEMAKING 101

Since 2010, Placemakers has assembled a variety of key learnings and innovative methods for research and participation. Translated into a range of workshops, presentations and consultancy, we aim to help organizations envision and develop the future of a space creatively and collectively. 

Selection of workshops and lectures
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Social Context Mapping workshop
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Introduction to placemaking
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PLACE-MAT Lunch Lectures

Understand an area from the inside-out, using both ‘soft’ and ‘hard’ data

Learn about the basic premises, goals and methods of placemaking and discover accessible and creative ways to address and engage local stakeholders 

Use your lunch breaks for thematic lectures and polling

PORTFOLIO

Prototyping workshop @VINU

In-house prototyping session in which participants got creative and productive with easy-to-use materials.

Social Context Mapping Workshops

The 'Social Context Mapping' workshops aim to visualise urban areas by presenting 'hard' and 'soft data.

Branding IJburg

Secondary school students collect the story of IJburg and present their concepts for a promotional campaign to local stakeholders.

Wish-finding

Make local wishes and ideas immediately visible with 'wish-finding signs'.

Workshop Festive Street Lighting for the Jan Eef

Placemakers organised a workshop to co-develop locally supported ideas for the festive lighting scheme on the Jan Evertsenstraat.
Placemat Lunchlezingen

#PLACE-MAT lunch lectures

Experts from the field give a variety of presentations over lunch, place mats stimulate the audience to think along.

Social Context Mapping

The Sociale Context Map is a digital tool that visualises socio-spatial location research quickly and easily.

Workshop Belgrade SCAPES:LAB

Placemakers participated in the exchange programme Belgrade.SCAPES:LAB / I Think BG in Serbia's capital. Placemakers organised a workshop on 'Social Context Mapping'.

Lecture portfolio

Placemaking:
@Aalto University summer school on Transportation
@Ceetrus city visit (by Utopies)
@MaD Hong Kong (by Dérive Lab)
@Workshop Public Space and Social Cohesion Cardiff University
@UvA Estafette voor stadsmakers
@Fabrica Ciudad #12
@UvA symposium ‘Resilient Minds, Resilient Worlds’
@UU mixed classroom
@Kenisstad Gemeente Amsterdam
@D66 Amsterdam
@UvA Alumnidag

Project presentations:
De Buurtcamping @Superdiversität Barcamp Essen
Bloody Tourists @NPO Radio 1
Making Cities Together @Urban Thinkers Campus UN Habitat
Making Cities Together @Habitat III, Quito
Pilot Podium Waterlandplein @VHW Berlijn
Pilot Podium Waterlandplein @Ceetrus site visit (by Utopies)
Sluisbuurt @InHolland
Buurtcamping @WeMakeThe.City
Sluisbuurt @WeMakeThe.City
Making Cities Together @East Africa Dialogue Series, Nairobi
Bloody Tourists @Pakhuis de Zwijger
De Buurtcamping @KörberStiftung, Hamburg
Making Cities Together @Pop Up Public Space, Habitat III, Quito
Making Cities Together @Fabrica Ciudad, Habitat III, Quito
De Buurtcamping @Future Jamboree, Wroclaw
Sluisbuurt @Pakhuis de Zwijger

Other:
The socio-spatial dialectic: applying ethnography to the city @ArtEZ MA interior architecture
Creative research methods @WeMakeThe.City
Placemaking and public space @UvA BetaGamma
Public Space and its private parts @DROOG
Greening the City @The Urban Park, Pakhuis De Zwijger
City at Eye Level @Pakhuis de Zwijger
Le rendez-vous des urbanistes @Les Grands Voisins, Paris
Creating meaningful encounters @Pakhuis de Zwijger

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