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Tuesday, October 10 • 13:30 - 18:00
Place Game: Sloterplas: Placemaking on the Water (FULL)

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In this interactive session, attendees will learn about the Sloterplas area, and work with local stakeholders to analyze the area's challenges and opportunities.

The Sloterplas is a lake in the West of Amsterdam, part of the post-war modernist extension plan from the 50s. The water there is beautiful, but also underused. The city sees the Sloterplas as one of the potential locations for the city's growth, densifying the area, and creating higher quality public space. In the mean time, several placemaking initiatives have popped up to get things started on a lighter, quicker, cheaper basis.

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Peter Groenendaal

Founder, Director & Placemaker, Placemaking Plus
I was born in 1949, and educated in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I grew up in Amsterdam East, where I soon discovered the Borough's bustling street life, the Dapper Market and the Oosterpark. In 1967 I moved to Amsterdam New West and in 1970 further west to Brooklyn , New York, and... Read More →
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Berta Gruodyte

Placemaker and urbanist, Placemaking Plus
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Sander van der Ham

Environmental Psychologist & Advisor, STIPO

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Annemiek Hoogland

Process Manager, Gemeente Amsterdam
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Milena Mulders

Coordinator, On File
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Peik Suyling

Owner & Director, Young Designers & Industry

Tuesday October 10, 2017 13:30 - 18:00 CEST
Buurtwerkplaats President Allendelaan 3, Amsterdam