AMS City of Innovations Seminar, AMS MID-City design studio

Students will present their findings on the three sites and research topics and initial scenarios. The presentation will be followed by a guest lecture titled “Crossing the IJ-river” [“Sprong over het IJ”] and describe the most recent developments on the IJ-river (IJ Town) and city’s plans on improvement of the IJ-river connections.

TU Delft Chair of Architectural Design ‘Complex Projects’ is investigating the future challenges of Amsterdam 2050. In AMS Mid-City Studio, the focus is on the growth of inhabitants and tourists, the extra demand for new housing and infrastructure. Students are defining the brief of urban interventions, analysing and re-designing urban areas situated along Oostlijn, running from Amsterdam Zuid-Oost, Amstel area and Amsterdam Centraal. AMS Mid-City is interconnected with City of Innovations Seminar into a singular graduation assignment. The Seminar focuses on mobility, health and energy. Students will present their findings on the three sites and research topics and initial scenarios.

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Keynote speakers
Lecturer: Marcel Bloemendal (Urban designer, Gemeente Amsterdam)
Visiting Critic: Maurits de Hoog (senior urban planner at Dienst Ruimtelijke Ordening, Gemeente Amsterdam)

Organizing parties TU Delft Faculty of Architecture (Chair of Complex Projects) – partners that are joining are Gemeente Amsterdam and AMS Institute

Lecture is intended for students and researchers

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Contact person Manuela Triggianese, AMS Research Fellow, TU Delft Bouwkunde, manuela.triggianese@ams-institute.org