WijWillenWonen in WoenselWest

2014 / 0 comments

WijWillenWoneninWoenselWest is a series of informal gatherings for potential and future residents of the new housing in Volta Galvani, Woensel West. The aim is to bring together an active, involved and socially close group of future neighbours, consisting of buyers, tenants, original and new residents of Woensel West, who are to share responsibility for ‘their’…

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Design Circus

2010 / 0 comments

A mini-festival during the Dutch Design Week that took place in the temporary public park on the barren terrain of Volta Galvani. Nine days of activities in which the paths of local residents, designers and guests of the Dutch Design Week crossed each other in and around a big circus tent. The activities consisted of,…

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2009 / 0 comments

The Museumstraat (or Museum Street) was an open-air exhibition on the boarded facades of abandoned houses in Volta Galvani, Woensel West, awaiting demolition. In the manner of a public archive, the Museumstraat tells about the history and the personal stories that have taken place in this part of the district. Some of the empty homes…

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2008 / 0 comments

Stichting VERS focused on projects that make the urban development more socially embedded, and hence socially sustainable, through creative thinking, social design and creating events in collaboration with local residents and/or entrepreneurs, corporations and the municipality. VERS was a foundation and a collective of designers located in a former Turkish supermarket and butchery in Woensel…

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