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Tuesday, May 17 • 11:15 - 12:00
The Healthy City, from Cure to Care LIMITED

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PRESENTATION

The population of Utrecht is considered one of the healthiest in the Netherlands. However, within the city there are stark contrasts. In addition, and strictly within its current city limits, Utrecht expects to grow from 330,000 to 400,000 inhabitants by 2030. IABR–Atelier Utrecht, set up by the IABR and the Municipality of Utrecht, has identified critical success factors for a healthy an socially inclusive city. What happens if, instead of concentrating on the institutions that take care of the city’s sick and elderly, we redirect our focus to how the city, by promoting public and semi-public facilities, can contribute to the (future) health of its inhabitants? Hetty Linden, Public Health Director at the Municipality of Utrecht and Joachim Declerck, lead designer of the IABR–Atelier Utrecht, will reflect on the research and design results of the Atelier and share their lessons learned.

http://iabr.nl/en/projectatelier/pa2016_utrecht 

Speakers
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Joachim Declerck

Member Curator Team IABR-2016 and architect, Architecture Workroom Brussels
Joachim Declerck is founder and partner of the Architecture Workroom Brussels. Declerck’s activities focus on innovation within the disciplines of architecture and urban design, while exploring their role within the transformation of the built environment. He has participated in several editions of the IABR, and was a member of its Curator Team in 2012 (Making City) and 2016 (The Next Economy).
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Hetty Linden

Public Health Director, City of Utrecht
Hetty Linden is Public Health Director at the Municipality of Utrecht. This organization focusses on policy making and activities regarding Healthy Urban Living. She was initiator of the Healthy Neighborhood Approach, where she actively supported purposeful collaboration between all neighborhood partners and inhabitants. Earlier she was working for the national government and involved in subjects as a vital countryside and sustainable food... Read More →


Tuesday May 17, 2016 11:15 - 12:00
4. Zeelenberg Zaal

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