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Sharing knowledge

WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS

I have shared my knowledge & experience, inspired people, taught and learned from others, on numerous international occasions, ranging from practical workshops to large audience presentations.

Some of the topics that I address are:

  • How to design pedagogically rich play spaces, without catalogue play equipment?
  • How to involve the community in their resilient and child-friendly environment?
  • How to integrate climatological challenges in public play spaces?
  • How to design meaningful participation processes, from an integrated perspective?
  • How to design playspaces enhancing 21st century skills?

I have led numerous workshops, given lectures, trainings and presentations in Spain, South-Korea, Croatia, Belgium, Egypt, The Netherlands,and Rwanda.

Here is what I offer

  • In-depth knowledge
  • practical applicable methods
  • inspiration
  • interactive and hands-on lectures
  • contagious enthousiasm.

Previous workshops and presentations

Rwanda training the trainers in child-centered design: “how to make children the architects of the plans?”

Cairo workshop:placemaking for children
Risk & potentials mappnig
Co-design
Co-construct

Seoul presentation I: “why greening schoolyards *together with children* is more important than ever” on Symposium for Seoul Metropolitan Government & Child Fund Korea

Antwerp Presentation: “sustainable schoolyards” on Child in The City Conference 2019, Antwerp Belgium

Madrid presentation: “Re-using materials in playgrounds” on ‘re-lab’s laboratory at great architectural activist’s organisation Basurama.

Split Croatia presentation: ‘designing for & with children’ on URBACT’ international symposium in Split, Croatia.

Amsterdam municipality Lecture ” green schoolyard: vision –> design.”, Amsterdam 2019

Architects, local municipalities, students Workshops child participation.

Seoul Urban regeneration center, workshop architects & urbanists: ‘approaches to participatory design’