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The future of green heritage
7 November 2023
In the 1970s, the construction of expansion districts and new cities (the "growth centers") applied new concepts for the creation of public space and green structures. In the wake of the Club of Rome, awareness of the ecological and (...)

5 October 2022
Over de planning van de Zuiderzeepolders in het algemeen en die van Lelystad in het bijzonder zijn vele studies en publicaties verschenen. Alleen al in de bibliotheek van het International New Town Institute zijn vele meters plank gevuld met (...)

International New Town Day 2021
15 March 2022
The International New Town Day 2021, that took place on the 29th of November 2021, was an online expertmeeting where the themes of the discussion were ‘Minorities’ and ‘Telling the story’. The INTD 2021 has put a spotlight on several (...)

Groeikern Purmerend
6 December 2021
Dit rapport bestaat uit een inleiding waarin de nationale context en de beleidsmatige achtergrond van de naoorlogse ontwikkeling van Purmerend wordt beschreven. Daarnaast worden de ontwikkelingen in de Nederlandse stedenbouw en architectuur (...)

International New Town Day 2021
21 November 2021
At the start of INTI (only 11 years ago) there seemed to be little relevance to study nearby European New Towns. Many of you might have joined the programmes we organised, addressing New Town development in Asia and Africa. However, things (...)

Taking Back Housing!
4 May 2021
On the 16th of October, we co-hosted the international symposium Taking Back Housing! together with the Independent School for the City. During the online symposium, speakers from the Netherlands and abroad talked about the challenges of (...)

Michelle Provoost wins Rotterdam Maaskant Award
26 March 2021
The International New Town Institute is ecstatically happy but not at all surprised that our Director Michelle Provoost is this year’s laureate of the biannual Rotterdam Maaskant Award. Every other year the prestigious award is given to a (...)

The Dalang School of Life
2 December 2020
Dalang Fever 3 consisted of research, an exhibition at the 2019 Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture and a workshop. A multidisciplinary science and design team from both the Netherlands and China came together during a four-day online (...)

Taking Back Housing!
22 June 2020
On 16 October 2020, The International New Town Institute will organise the 4th edition of the International New Town Day in cooperation with the Independent School for the City. Taking Back Housing! International New Town Day 2020 will consist (...)

Dalang Fever 3 at the Urbanism Biennale in Shenzhen
16 December 2019
INTI presents a project at the 8th Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) in Shenzhen: Dalang Fever 3. This project is a continuation of the research and exhibitions on the same area in Shenzhen, presented at two previous editions of (...)

New Towns, Arrival Cities - Same Same but Different
16 December 2019
This film features six old and new generation pioneers in New Towns across Western Europe. Although the cities differ in many ways, they all experience challenges due to increasing migration of foreign workers, refugees or asylum seekers. The (...)

A Manual
11 September 2019
In the light of the present building boom in Africa, INTI has researched the quality of the urban plans for New Towns on the continent, which often leaves a lot to be desired. To critique the many shortcomings of these masterplans is easy, but (...)

New Towns, Arrival Cities
2 September 2019
As New Towns across Europe experience changing dynamics due to increasing migration of foreign workers, refugees, asylum seekers and international students, among others, “New Towns, Arrival Cities” approaches these cities as potential (...)

Utopian Radicalism
2 September 2019
On the invitation of Milton Keynes we programmed a day during the Festival of Cultural Urban Living which is taking place from September 23rd to October 13th and is curated by RaumlaborBerlin. During that period, Midsummer Boulevard in central (...)

Dutch New Towns / Groeikernen
29 August 2019
[english version below] Dit programma, dat INTI in samenwerking met de Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed is gestart, onderzoekt hoe jong erfgoed een positieve rol kan spelen in de ruimtelijke ontwikkeling van de Nederlandse New Towns, de (...)