For a thousand years, the city of Groningen (200.000), has occupied a strategic position at the end of the Hondsrug. Down through the centuries, the city and countryside have had to rely heavily on one another. In this framework, the city and countryside are continuously rediscovering themselves: as a laboratory where spontaneous innovation continuously occurs.
The Groningen contribution to IABR is the result of a quest to chart this metabolism.
On June 20, during a lunch debate in the Natural History Museum Rotterdam, Dirk Sijmons and other speakers reflect on the position of the Groningen submission to the IABR–2014–URBAN BY NATURE– exhibition.
Roeland van der Schaaf, alderman Spatial Planning Municipality of Groningen
Tjerk Ruimschotel, supervisor Urbanism Municipality of Groningen
Dirk Sijmons, curator IABR–2014–URBAN BY NATURE–
Eric Frijters, architect .FABRIC en lector FUR ( Future Urban Regions)
Yttje Feddes, former Government Advisor on Landscape
start 12 p.m.
free admission, please sign up via firstname.lastname@example.org quoting name and organization
For more information please visit: www.urbangrolab.nl