Boek een lez­ing over archi­tec­tu­ur en ste­den­bouw in Ned­er­land, gehouden door vakjour­nal­ist Anneke Bok­ern, archi­tect en docent Paul Vlok of een archi­tect uit het architour team!

Lezin­gen kun­nen los of als onderdeel van een tour geboekt wor­den. Ze duren ca. 45 minuten, gevol­gd door 15 minuten Q&A. Wij kun­nen ook een zaal of ruimte voor de lez­ing regelen.

Wir houden lezingen ook online, o.a. via Zoom – perfect als voorbereiding voor een studiereis of tour!

Talk 1: Built on Sand 

In this lec­ture we tell you about water man­age­ment and land­scape devel­op­ment through the cen­turies, about foun­da­tion tech­niques and the par­tic­u­lar chal­lenges and oppor­tu­ni­ties of build­ing in Holland. 
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Talk 2: Amsterdam – City on the IJ 

This lec­ture is an intro­duc­tion to the urban his­to­ry of Ams­ter­dam. Find out about the cre­ation of the famous canal area, but also about recent projects, e.g. the rede­vel­op­ment of the shore­line and the plan­ning of the very first high­rise district. 
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Talk 3: Rotterdam – Modern Harbour City 

We’ll tell you about the urban his­to­ry of Rot­ter­dam, includ­ing its ori­gins, the recon­struc­tion peri­od after the war and cur­rent top­ics, such as the trans­for­ma­tion of for­mer har­bour areas and the chal­lenges of gentrification. 
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Talks 4: Sustainable Rotterdam 

Rot­ter­dam has to cope with a lot of chal­lenges relat­ed to cli­mate change. Inno­v­a­tive, prag­mat­ic and sim­ple solu­tions are being test­ed in the city. Find out about the Dutch approach to sustainability. 
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Talk 5: Affordable Housing in the Netherlands 

The Nether­lands have a long tra­di­tion of social hous­ing and the high­est social hous­ing per­cent­age in Europe. We’ll inform you about the his­to­ry of the sys­tem and cur­rent chal­lenges, such as seg­re­ga­tion and gentrification. 
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