AMSTERDAM URBAN INNOVATION LEADERSHIP

AMSTERDAM URBAN INNOVATIONMasterclass Innovation Leadership The program selected innovation leaders from all departments of the City of Amsterdam, ¬†forming a learning and impact community to approach complex societal issues of the city. Every half a year a new cohort joined the community. They worked with citizens, academics, decision makers, social entrepreneurs, and artists to understand…

HERENBOEREN NATURAL COMMUNITY FARMING

Program for Natural Community Farming Together with Herenboeren en Boeren in het Bos¬†we develop the program for Natural Community Farming. We believe that a third of Dutch agricultural lands should be farmed in a nature inclusive way and should be owned and supported by local communities. Farming in this manner is hard, and requires a…

TOWNMAKING LABS

Townmaking is a collaborative initiative for integral, participatory urban development, knowledge creation, and urban digitisation. A city’s challenges lie in the complexity and interrelatedness of its life, problems, and aspirations. Everyone wants a sustainable and healthy society that promotes wellbeing, but together we produce outcomes that nobody wants. Systems and services that treat humans as…

FAVELA PAINTING ACADEMY

Favela Painting Academy is a laboratory for social design, fueld by the internationally acclaimed practice and experience of Favela Painting community art and place making projects. The Academy enables local communities to become self-reliant in developing sustainable social art projects that increase social inclusion, create perspectives for youth, and strengthen urban development. The Academy researches…