Research - Initiate

Cittaideale initiates research projects by composing tailor-made teams of experts, fit to the specific research question. An important part of this is the building of a team that is not only bringing the required knowledge but also establishes a collaborative atmosphere in which everyone goes the extra mile.

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Toukomst special

Als we daadwerkelijk een andere toekomst willen, moeten we verder vooruit durven denken’, stelt Rob Roggema, lector Ruimtelijke Transformaties van de Hanzehogeschool. Noorderbreedte voegt...

Design charrette

moeder zernike

The future is uncertain. The Zernike campus Groningen is eminently the place where new knowledge is developed, and therefore also the best place to experiment with new solutions which may be...



This book discusses a spectrum of approaches to designing the food-energy-water nexus at different spatial-urban scales. The book offers a framework for working on the FEW-nexus in a design-led...

Design studio

Developing a Design-Led Approach for the Food-Energy-Water Nexus in Cities

Urban communities are particularly vulnerable to the future demand for food, energy and water, and this vulnerability is further exacerbated by the onset of climate change at local. Solutions need...


Bypassing the Obvious: Implementing Cutting Edge Ideas for Futuring Urban Landscapes

Vulnerable regions in particular especially face increased risks in periods of disruptive change. This mechanism is fed by a strongly felt uncertainty about the future, consisting of unprecedented...

Design studio

From Nature-Based to Nature-Driven: Landscape First for the Design of Moeder Zernike in Groningen

Global climate change impacts the future of urbanism. The future is increasingly uncertain, and current responses in urban planning practice are often human-centered. In general, this is a way to...

Design studio

Designing the Adaptive Landscape: Leapfrogging Stacked Vulnerabilities

In the Anthropocene, climate impacts are expected to fundamentally change the way we live in, and plan and design for, our cities and landscapes. Long-term change and uncertainty require a long...


Architectuur lokaal

In deze lezing voor Architectuur lokaal in Utrecht belicht Rob Roggema de noodzaak voor radicale veranderingen in de manier waarop we onze steden...