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This is great opportunity for students or people interested in sustainability and environmentally related subjects
WASTED challenges you to immerse into plastic, paper, glass and textiles waste and start looking at your ‘trash’ with an innovative look.

WASTED dreams big. One of its goals is to be an engine of both material and social design, where the social benefits of local neighborhood activation coincide with and enforce

WASTED and The Wasted City have been grabbing the attention of media the world over.

It’s been a big and busy year for CITIES. The new and improved, fully digital phase of WASTED has now been rolled out including plastic-, textile-, paper- and glass waste.

Dave Hakkens in collaboration with WASTED and deBijenkorf made a Precious Plastic window installation to transform the societal perceptions and start seeing plastic trash as treasure.

Plastic was thought to be a solution… It was created to allow product affordability, mobility, replication and mass production. This indeed came with multiple socioeconomic benefits. However, the vicious plastic

“There is no such thing as waste, there is just stuff in the wrong place.” Duncan Baker-Brown

There is no ‘one-size’ solution to make a city circular. That said, The Wasted City book demonstrates the heterogeneity of approaches, all of which are critical to further the development of circular

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This week's article is an overview of urban centers from above, made by Chunyan Song on Space Syntax

This overview is the result of a collaboration of CITIES and Chunyan Song. Chunyan explored the density of the Randstad, a polycentric region in the Netherlands, Los Angeles, a metropolitan

Saving the urban world from ugly urban centers, one article at a time

It’s available! For everyone! For free, from this month on! Our last issue of CITIES is called “emerging centers” and tackles the phenomena of rising local communities. It is available

On April 17th, CITIES present the work executed in three years as a Think Thank during the conference, The “Polycentric option” in the Mediterranean.

On April 17th, CITIES present the work executed in three years as a Think Thank during the conference, The “Polycentric option” in the Mediterranean. Conditions, benefits, dilemmas, actions. We show

An amazing friend of ours, Addison helped to ask people "What is a center?" The answers are contrasting, unusual or just honestly related to the context. Check the video to understand.

Polycentric urban development is a concept that is sometimes difficult to explain to the general urban user. The reason is linked to the fact that everybody can define a center

Beautiful photographic portrait of the informal settlement of Kowloon, Hong Kong. This vibrant block inhabited an estimated 50.000 people, making it the most dense city known, but was demolished in 1992 after the government's concern for crime and drug abuse.

Beautiful photographic portrait of the informal settlement of Kowloon, Hong Kong. This vibrant block inhabited an estimated 50.000 people, making it the most dense city known, but was demolished in 1992 after the government’s concern for crime and drug abuse

The third group of cities analyzed for the IN.FLOW.ENCE project is online. Check our 500 words on polycentrism for Tokyo, Dubai, Copenhagen Mexico City and Istanbul

The third group of cities analyzed for IN.FLOW.ENCE in terms of polycentrism is online. Once again, we have researched patterns of administrative, participatory and economic urban clustering. This time, we

In.flow.ence, the project that sees CITIES as a think tank is bringing us all over the world (well, at least virtually). We inspire our project partners with the analysis of four of the most amazing cities of our planet, check our overview about multi-centered urban developments

After some months of research, the second group of cities that are dealing with polycentric urban development issues is finally online. CITIES has been analyzing how four of the most

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