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A new initiative at TU Delft seeks to figure out what’s most relevant for students.
Gregory Scruggs August 2, 2017
The Human Cities Coalition, comprised of Dutch companies as well as NGOs, governments and academia, seeks to create “not ‘smart’, not ‘resilient’, but ‘human’ cities”.
Selma Zijlstra April 27, 2017
After the first such office opened in September, the country plans to have eight operating by the end of this year — with more in the works.
Brendon Bosworth February 1, 2017
Startblok Riekerhaven is a ‘European laboratory’ for housing and integrating a wave of refugees.
Letty Reimerink December 8, 2016
Lessons from one of the world's most sophisticated systems for valuing and taxing property.
Letty Reimerink November 4, 2016

The community in the city of Almere would harvest rainwater, grow its own food and monitor energy use with sensors, Business Insider reports. 

October 7, 2016
Lessons from the Netherlands in bringing local attention to a global cause.
Letty Reimerink September 2, 2016
This week the European Union released a landmark urban strategy, just as global negotiations on the New Urban Agenda are heating up.
Simone d'Antonio June 1, 2016
Once deserted, Buiksloterham is emerging as a creative hub of the 'circular economy.'
Letty Reimerink March 18, 2016

The ‘bobbing forest’ is the latest example of Rotterdam’s experimentation with floating architecture, The Pop-Up City reports. 

December 27, 2015
At the 'In Limbo Embassy', migrants get to lead the conversation on their future in Europe.
Letty Reimerink September 17, 2015

The Dutch capital has a knack for reimagining historic properties such as a tram depot and church to save them from demolition, Citinerary reports. 

August 5, 2015

Some welfare recipients in the Dutch city will get extra monthly payments with no strings attached, Quartz reports. 

July 16, 2015

The robotic 3D-printing technology could help Amsterdam and other cities reduce construction costs and time, The Pop-Up City reports.

July 14, 2015
Nijmegen is turning a flood-control project on the River Waal into an opportunity to redevelop its inner core.
Letty Reimerink May 14, 2015
With a visitor surge crowding space in central Amsterdam, the city is marketing its neighborhoods as an alternative for tourists.
Letty Reimerink March 26, 2015

The bike-rental service provides tourists with an opportunity to meet locals and pick up tips about cycling around Amsterdam, The Pop-Up City reports. 

March 4, 2015

The city sheltered 165 undocumented immigrants in a former prison to help them build asylum cases and receive medical care, CityMetric reports.

September 25, 2014
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