The discussion was moderated by Bart Cosijn; participants were: Sigwela Augustin (architect and tutor at Delft University of Technology), Belinda Beikes (street lawyer at Basisberaad), Frans Bosman (policy advisor Maatschappelijke Ontwikkeling at the city of Rotterdam), Willemijn Sneep (journalist at Vers Beton) en Patrick van der Jagt (photographer and former homeless). With a live excursion by Gijs van der Meer (Urban Guides) to Pension Almonde in Rotterdam where artist and pioneer Melle Smets explained about this extraordinary, temporary housing project.
The above discussion is in Dutch only. Read more about the research by Vers Beton on homelessness among youngsters in Rotterdam. The documentary What it Takes to Make a Home will be available online from late November via Canadian Centre for Architecture CCA.Share this item