Who is We? – the Dutch contribution to the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia– is contextualised by its parallel public research programme, curated by Professor Dr Caroline Nevejan, Chief Science Officer for the City of Amsterdam. Under the title Values for Survival, Nevejan and a large group of scientists, designers, and policymakers present a programme relating to the themes of the Dutch pavilion with a focus on current spatial issues in the Netherlands.
Values for Survival
Cahier 1 brings together a great diversity of voices around a number of urgent social, urban, and ecological issues. Reflections from the worlds of policy, research, and design contextualise the main question of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, 'How will we live together?' as well as the counter question posed in the Dutch pavilion, 'Who is we?'
Values, Knowledge and Relationships: The Keys to Environmental Vision
"These circumstances call for different approaches than local governments are accustomed to. What are the pitfalls here? What processes, instruments and other conditions are needed for them to succeed? " A conversation on the Environment and Planning Act.
From May to August 2020 an international group of designers, scientists, artists, and activists will work together online to explore the values behind specific social, urban, and ecological issues affecting Venice, as well as other parts of the world. We Are Here Venice is a partner in the programme.
Public values for an inclusive environmental vision
Polyphonic Cities reflects on the future of the city, and the need to think about the values behind urban development in a fundamentally different way
Learning Together from the Environment and Planning Act
Municipal thinkers and doers met online to explore spatial and democratic possibilities and difficulties concerning the environmental vision.