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Millennial Cities Ranking:The Hague is a millennial dream destination

Community Placemaking Startups

Each year, students and young professionals flock from their hometowns to the city to find work and housing. But which cities are actually most suited to millennials? Nestpick studied this question thoroughly, with interesting results. The Hague’s ranking demonstrates that the city has a lot in store for millennials. Revitalizing effect Millennials are often defined […]

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And the winner is:ZIP2516 to redevelop Kavel 2 at the Binckhorst

Community Placemaking Startups

Last Tuesday, 7 March, the final pitch and award ceremony of “Challenge Kavel 2: The Urban Lab” took place at Kompaan Brewery. Five The Hague-based entrepreneurs presented their concepts for redevelopment of Kavel 2 in the Binckhaven area to an excited crowd. Then the winner was revealed: the jury considers ZIP2516 to be the most promising concept for development […]

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"We like it raw around the edges. It suits who we are” - Tiddo De Ruiter, founder of De Besturing [Image courtesy of Steffie Verstappen] "We like it raw around the edges. It suits who we are” - Tiddo De Ruiter, founder of De Besturing [Image courtesy of Steffie Verstappen]

What it takes to build the ultimate creative workspace

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“Without exception, visitors make us feel like we’re doing something very special here,” Tiddo De Ruiter, furniture designer and founder of De Besturing, says. He originally moved into the building late 2006, along with 12 tenants, driven by his longing for an opportunity to shape his working environment in altogether new ways. Nine years down the line, […]

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