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Thursday, October 12 • 16:30 - 23:30
Panel: Making Main Streets & High Streets

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A multidiscplinary panel explores how Northern European cities are investing in Main Streets as public destinations, crucial conduits for transportation, and engines of social mobility.

How can Rotterdam humanize its modernist streetscape through Main Streets? How can Amsterdam extend its historic Main Streets into the newer outer areas of the city? How can Main Streets serve as places of opportunity for immigrant communities?

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Minouche Besters

Partner, STIPO

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Rosa Danenberg

PhD Fellow, KTH The Centre for the Future of Places
Rosa's PhD research project at the Centre for the Future of Places focuses on Main Streets. In a deeply, physically as well as socially, disconnected city such as Stockholm, the fundamental question arises as to how Main Streets function as an everyday public space? Further questions... Read More →
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Nick van Luit

Junior Transportation Planner, Gemeente Amsterdam
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Mattijs van Ruijven

Head Urban Planner, Gemeente Rotterdam

Thursday October 12, 2017 16:30 - 23:30 CEST
PDZ Floor 2: Meetingroom Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, 1019 HC Amsterdam, Netherlands