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Opportunistic Urbanism

Periode 2017 / Project Opportunistic Urbanism / Opdrachtgever Deltametropool / Locatie Rotterdam

Op­por­tu­nis­tic Ur­ba­nism is a two-way ex­chan­ge bet­ween two con­tras­ting me­tro­po­li­ses: Sou­t­hern Rand­stad, a po­ly­cen­tric ur­ban re­gi­on with a sta­te led and well-re­gu­la­ted mo­del, and Mel­bour­ne, a spraw­ling mo­no­cen­tric ci­ty with a mo­re flexi­ble and 'spon­ta­neous' hou­sing pro­duc­ti­on.

Ou­de Wes­ten - Rot­ter­dam as an example of Dut­ch in­ner ci­ty hou­sing de­vel­op­ments: ac­ti­vist groups and Lees­zaal West, CPO and Klus­hui­zen, so­ci­al and phy­si­cal renawl pro­grams and an ever chan­ging po­pu­la­ti­on. In­ter­ac­ti­ons in se­mi-pu­blic spa­ces and lo­cal in­ter­ven­ti­ons as part of the re­search and stu­dy pro­gram.


Op­por­tu­nis­tic Ur­ba­nism is a col­la­bo­ra­ti­on bet­ween Del­ta­me­tro­po­lis As­so­ci­a­ti­on, Mel­bour­ne School of De­sign and TU Delft.

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