The city as a framework: Eva de Klerk

Would you like to plan your own city? Here you can get the necessary know-how to make it.

Eva de Klerk tells the story behind the renovation of the NDSM Shipyard in Amsterdam. She explain how the “unprofessional” end-users do actually understand better their own purposes and needs than the complex agglomeration of financial companies, real-state developers and planners.

Eva de Klerk: The city as a Framework. © Dutch Design

Eva de Klerk: The city as a Framework. © Dutch Design

She tells some amazing details about her own engagement, how she raised the necessary founds to turn their project into a reality, how she won competitions to turn the hall into a city, how she dealed with local and national authorities, and finally how the people who moved in managed to plan, with the help of architects and urban planners, their city.

Eva de Klerk: The city as a Framework. © Dutch Design

Eva de Klerk: The city as a Framework. © Dutch Design

Thanks to Dutch Design for the interview.


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