Producing the Contemporary City

24 May - 2 September 2007
PowerNotes #02
The Arrival
 participants masterclass visiting Slagheklocation (Hilleslsuis)

Registration and Welcome reception

In the early evening of a muggy Dutch Sunday more than sixty eager participants in the biennale masterclass received a warm welcome in the Berlage Institute. "You are selected from the world's most renowned universities. Rotterdam feels lucky:



Registration and Welcoming

Impression of the registration and welcoming reception.

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Exploring Bloemhof and Slaghek

After enjoying a delicious lunch in 't Gemaal the fourteen groups of the masterclass dispersed into Rotterdam-Zuid to explore the sites.

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Exploring Bloemhof and Slaghek

On tour with the participants of the masterclass. 

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“Power –whether political, economic, or social – treats urban and architectural form as a means rather than an end in itself. Revealing the ways in which this power is made manifest in built form takes an essential first step for a