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“We try to bring all of the information to us and then we share it again to the other people.” - Frank Scholtens
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Cities have been recognised as actors leading planetary transition
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"We’re working to make our cities healthier and more efficient by developing and sharing the most innovative methods for sustainable food production, energy conservation and material reuse." – Jonathan Pereira
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WASTED and The Wasted City have been grabbing the attention of media the world over.
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A small, localised solution to a more endemic problem of food waste: “These little things are the things that change life, that change our reality.” – Ainhoa Crespo Gadea
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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.
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    Aging Populations Research Series, 9: Aging architecture and borrowing space & time
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    What can architects do in response to aging issues? How can we think beyond physical solutions and use the existing city more effectively towards population aging? This instalment forms part of our research journey into the relationship between aging populations and cities.
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    Aging Populations Research Series, 8: 10 tips to ‘New Aging’
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    Three weeks ago, architect Matthias Hollwich released his book ‘New Aging’. Being more or less a self-help guide to aging, the book provides tips for successful aging. What are the most useful lessons, and what tips are rather ridiculous? This installment forms part of our research journey into the relationship between aging populations and cities.
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    Aging Populations Research Series, 7: On paradigms and making big changes
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    To what extent are aging issues embedded in the paradigms through which we plan, build, and develop cities and communities? How can we achieve large-scale changes through more local, targeted actions? This instalment forms part of our research journey into the relationship between aging populations and cities.
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    Aging Populations Research Series, 6: Aging in place
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    Why do older adults want to ‘age in place’? And how can we facilitate it? This installment forms part of our research journey into the relationship between aging populations and cities.
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