THE VALUE OF A CHURCH?

THE VALUE OF A CHURCH?

Only by understanding the value of a church in a community can you achieve a high quality redevelopment of this building type. The research conducted in this project provides a guide to map out these values and a strategy for translating these into design principles for its new function. (dutch only)

TERUGBLIK OP DE DAG VAN DE STAD

TERUGBLIK OP DE DAG VAN DE STAD

Tijdens de dag van de stad namen we deel met twee projecten: Zon in de Stad en Weerbaar Weert. Merel vertegenwoordigde Zon in de Stad in op het deelcongres de ‘Transformerende Stad’ gecureerd door Urban Futures Studio. Op de website ‘Gemeente van de Toekomst’ verscheen een driedelige terugblik.

SUN IN THE CITY (ZIDS)

SUN IN THE CITY (ZIDS)

the main reason people are not ready to switch to renewable energy is the fact that the technology is still unknown to them. PV-panels are given the cold shoulder. To get Rotterdam familiar with PV-panels, we are setting up a network of ambassadors to inspire people, realizing two solar pavilions to confront people and organizing pop-up stores to inform the residents.

BOTU NEXT

BOTU NEXT

How do you transform a deprived area like Bospolder-Tussendijken Rotterdam into a Next Generation and Zero-Energy Neighborhood? P·A is part of the coalition 'BoTu Next' along with Over Morgen, Urhahn and Inicio. We came together to determine how best to address the transformation of this declining area, and translated the results of our work into an inspiring enterprise plan for the neighborhood, alongside its residents.