Current Projects Archives – CITIES Foundation

CITIES is currently working on the following projects

Startup in Residence is an innovative collaboration between the City of Amsterdam and startups. The programme invites Dutch and international startups to devise innovative solutions to social issues. After two succesful programmes in 2015 and 2016, the City has decided to run the programme again in 2017.
WASTED challenges you to immerse into plastic, paper, glass and textiles waste and start looking at your ‘trash’ with an innovative look
CITIES Foundation not only accelerates environmentally conscious behaviour and sustainable consumption, it essentially offers effective solutions for social inclusion
A community initiative to foster collaborative waste separation
FabCity is a self-sufficient micro-society emerging April through June 2016 to explore current solutions to tomorrow’s biggest urban challenges – like plastic waste. CITIES brings a not-to-be-missed 4-part inside look into plastic’s many possibilities.
As CITIES’ first registered commercial activity, FOODLOGICA lives to elevate the virtuous cycle of food in the urban ecosystem, and to push further for new, holistic and sustainable standards for urban food consumption.
WASTED is a neighborhood laboratory for small-scale plastic waste reprocessing, located in Noorderpark, Amsterdam. WASTED aims to be an engine of Social Design, where social benefits of neighborhood activation coincide with and enforce aims of setting new sustainable standards for product design. (Dutch follows English in text.)
A global project aiming to re-institutionalize urban development in a more collaborative, innovative and effective fashion. We Own The City the publication launched 27 May 2014, featuring research in New York, Moscow, Amsterdam, Hong Kong and Taipei, and interviews with architects such as OMA, MVRDV, NEXT Architects and UN Studio.
Exploring historic food trails, tastes and traditions that past with present in Amsterdam's historic center.
FOODLOGICA brings sustainability to food transportation – it is about using local food as a tool for urban development.
QBRICK is researching and implementing strategies to make construction waste accessible to communities, further empowering citizens to innovatively up-cycle, re-purpose, re-build, and transform urban and human development.
CITIES will work on a project using food as a tool for waterfront redevelopment at Stavanger, Norway
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