urban matters



Michelle Lai
2016 > ongoing


Kathrin Böhm, Wapke Feenstra, Antje Schiffers
Rotterdam, Netherlands
2003 > ongoing

The Blue House

Jeanne Van Heeswijk
Amsterdam, Ijburg / NL
2005 > 2009


Oliver Schuette, Marije van Lidth de Jeude
San José/ Costa Rica
2002 > ongoing

KoCA Inn

Daniela Brasil, Bernhard König
Weimar/ Graz
2008 > ongoing

projects by categories

biennale, individuals, institutions, organisations,

projects by contexts

architecture, art, art in the region, collaboration, community building, community development, de-industrialization, dying town centers, ecology, empty ground floor areas, engagement in poor neighborhood, growing, growing shopping malls, housing for refugees, land use, NGO, participation, self-initiated, shrinking, socially engaged, UNESCO world heritage, urban development, urban reserve, urban think tank,

projects by issues

cimmunity development, civic engagement, collaboration, commissioning, commons, community development, cultural policy, design, education, empower, empowerment, environment, failure, heritage, public art, regeneration, regional development, regional issues, socio-political engagement, utopia, visions for a new neighborhood,

projects by tools

art as tool for conversation, game, game for production of desires, project space,

projects by strategies

anticipatory fiction, artistic strategies, collective participation, communication, conflict as productive force, dialog and polylog, direct urbanism, expanding the context, placemaking, production of desires, questioning the brief, research, research through practice, rural practitioner, seminars, shifting roles, shifting the context, texts, unlearning, urban curating, urban practitioner, workshops,