Placemaking Workshop - The City At Eye Level in an Asian Context

2018-07-04 09:00 AM

Level 1, 2HK, 2 Jalan Hang Kasturi 59959, Kuala Lumpur

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Think City and Stipo are excited to bring to you “The City at Eye Level – Asia” (CAEL) workshop!

Learn from international place-making experts about creating streets and places for people, and how to turn public spaces into places that people want to be. The CAEL workshop promises to be interactive and hands-on, where you will be learning by doing through Place Games at and around the Pasar Seni MRT station in Kuala Lumpur.


RM 600 (Trainer fees, materials, light refreshments)

Spaces are limited! Please RSVP at if you are interested.


Hans Karssenberg is a founding partner of STIPO, team for urban strategy and development. He advises cities, housing providers, developers and NGOs in the Netherlands and internationally. Hans works on complex urban (re)development, placemaking and co-creation processes and was the project manager for the Rotterdam Plinth Strategy. Hans is editor and co-curator of the “The City at Eye Level” series, with latest edition “The City at Eye Level in the Netherlands”


Siënna Veelders is an urban heritage expert. She is project manager for projects all over the Netherlands and inner cities, shares the world of the City at Eye level through trainings and online channels. She worked on projects in Hong Kong and Myanmar together with her colleague Hans Karssenberg and local parties, she is setting up City at Eye Level Asia to spread the passion for great working on public spaces and Asian cities.


– The City at Eye Level: creating streets and places for people

– Placemaking: turn public space into great places where people want to be

– Tactical Urbanism: lighter-quicker-cheaper actions to start change now

– Human scale: for newly built areas and transforming areas

– Place and street management: building coalitions as a long-term sustainable strategy.


9:00 Coffee/Tea

9:30 Introduction

10:00 Intro to STIPO, The City at Eye Level and Human Scale: Paradigm Shift

11:00 The City At Eye Level in Asian Context

11:30 Coffee/ Tea Break

11:45 From Making City to Being City: Towards Networked Co-Creation

12:30 Lunch Break – Bring Your Own Lunch

13:30 Placemaking: What Is it, Foundation, Inspiring Examples

14:30 The Place Game: Introduction Pasar Seni MRT station area and parklet project Think City

15:00 Go outside, observe in groups

16:00 Come back inside, work in 4 groups

16:30 Share findings

17:00 END