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Tuesday, October 10 • 11:30 - 16:00
Place Game: Hamerstraatterein: Placemaking for an Undivided City (FULL)

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

Amsterdam Noord is changing rapidly. Today it is one of the most desirable areas on the river IJ waterfront, and in the next 20 year, it is expected to accommodate a very large part of Amsterdam's growth. However, Noord is also home to some of the poorest areas in the entire Netherlands. In the Hamerstraat, these two worlds come together. How can placemaking be used to integrated and work toward an "undivided city" here, instead of creating a segregated "gold coast"?

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Jeroen Laven

Partner, STIPO
I am partner at Stipo and The City at Eye Level. During the conference I present our new book The City at Eye Level in the Netherlands. I co-organise the European placemaking network session, the city trips on Wednesday (where I will be your guide to Almere) and am host in the Hamerstraat... Read More →

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Remco de Graaff

Area agent, Municipality of Amsterdam
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Marianne Volkers

Programm manager Ongedeelde wijk IJplein/Vogelbuurt and Hamerkwartier, Municipality of Amsterdam

Tuesday October 10, 2017 11:30 - 16:00 CEST
Tolhuis (at IJ Atelier) Buiksloterweg 7, 1031 CC Amsterdam