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Jos de Krieger

Architect, Superuse Studios in Amsterdam/Rotterdam

Clean tech playground: De Ceuvel

PRESENTED ON OCT 24, 2016
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 29

"It's a continual transformation that goes on and on..."

In Clean tech playground: De Ceuvel at PechaKucha Night Christchurch Vol. 29, Partner of renowned repurposing architects SuperUse StudiosJos de Krieger takes us on a field trip around De Ceuvel, a clean tech playground in Amsterdam. There, innovators reclaimed a disused industrial portside site to create a space for experimentation with technologies for a sustainable future.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on April 3rd, 2017.

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BY ERICA SMITH
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

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BY EMMANUEL BALELE
@ VOL 25 ON JAN 16, 2015

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BY MR. VISHWAS SINGH CHAUHAN
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