Think City and KLAF invite you to attend an evening about placemaking. Three internationally-renowned urbanists share their thoughts on what it takes to turn a space into a place.
Admission is FREE. If interested, please RSVP at https://bit.ly/2HsUn74 .
1. Hans Karssenberg
Hans is a founding partner of STIPO, a multi-disciplinary consultancy team for urban strategy and city development based in the Netherlands. 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”.
2. Nani Kahar
Nani is an architect and partner at LabDNA, an urban architectural design practice that seeks to extend its possibilities through engagement of fine art, popular culture and activism, working from inside out through intervention and recoding within existing social-structures. Focusing on placemaking and community building, labDNA are well known for their work at Publika, and more recently at Iskandar Puteri.
3. Leonardo Cavalli
Leonardo is the managing partner of One Works, a global design and consultancy firm, offering integrated architecture, infrastructure and urban engineering services. The firm are experts in dealing with crowded spaces, with an extensive knowledge of diverse physical, environmental, historical and social conditions, they help create and shape dynamic places for people. Leonard has recently been appointed the Chairman of the Milan Architecture Foundation.