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Matthijs Bouw Publishes Article in Metropolis
The initiative has focused on the unassuming neighborhood of Buiksloterham, which stretches across a formerly industrial waterfront in the Netherlands. An informal group of planners, urbanists, and Hackable City members pitched a new direction to the city for the site’s development.
Bouw writes, "Our angle was: what if, instead of letting the highest-paying developers take the reigns, Buiksloterham became a living laboratory for the idea of a circular economy—an approach in which resources such as energy, water, building materials, and peer-to-peer knowledge sharing are thought of as circular systems?"
Read more about the Hackable City on Metropolis.