BIDs Belgium is proud to announce we have been accepted as one of the community Partners with the New European Bauhaus initiative of the European Commission. Further emphasising the inclusive, collaborative approach of this ambitious initiative.
Analogue to Digital Co-Design project with Dutch cultural partners Partners of G.C. Platoo, French cultural partners Achipel 19 and the Municipality of Koekelberg, Brussels. This project will also participate in the PlaceMake Earth initiative by Placemaking US and co.
It’s been eagerly awaited – the launch of the New European Bauhaus by the European Commission President von der Leyen during her State of the Union Address during 2020. In January 2021 the Design phase was launched of this ambitious and exciting new initiative. Bringing together the cross sector of the cultural, economic and environmental […]
BIDs Belgium co-facilitated an online Futures and Design Thinking workshop with Nabolagshager and Toyen Unlimited. This session was in the context of the JPI Urban Europe ‘Placecity’ project with a variety of partners, including Oslo and Vienna.
We require to be more open and inclusive whilst looking at alternative models at a more systemic level. Knowing the local community of SME’s, Creatives, Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, they are all being hit hard. Working together across a variety of disciplines and sectors, with our Creative thinkers and the Tech communities. With collaboration and drive for designing more inclusive ‘healthy’ and sustainable communities at the heart, which I’ve always believed as being crucial. Interest arises again from some for this city.
Earlier this year, Analogue to Digital our BIDs Belgium related programme, was approached by the European project of the ‘DoIT Challenge’. As we have a focus on both the creative and digital aspect with ‘STEAM’ and social impact aspect for youth. Sharing the project we had contributed with collaborating and mentoring youth from Slovenia with their ‘Pocket Forest’ project. An inspiring initiative with 3 youth from Slovenia representing their ‘Breathtaking Group’.
In late February of this year, I participated and contributed in a conference at Dundee University held by the Academy of Urbanism. Mixing work and pleasure is always a welcome opportunity with travelling to Scotland. Connecting to like minded professionals and community for our shared vision on ‘Integrative Place-making – Addressing the ‘silos with collaborative approaches.’ […]
BIDs launches a collaborative initiative BIDs Belgium will delve deeper into the ‘Inclusive Communities’ programme with some key partners from home and abroad. Further developing the the inclusive principles of Universal Design and combining this with Gender Equal Cities and Communities. This participatory project will involve different user groups of initially two pilot municipalities in […]
BIDs BELGIUM ATTENDS URBAN MAESTRO launch BIDs Belgium attended the launch of the an exciting new project ‘Urban Maestro’ at the Brussels United Nations offices in mid February. A cooperative project between the European Commission and UN Habitat. With partners of Perspective Brussels and UCL. The project is to work together to discover with strategy, […]