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Amateur Cities

Based in Rotterdam, Started 2014

Amateur Cities is a research agency and an online publishing platform on alternative ways of city making presented critically. It aims to connect city thinkers to city makers.It provides a platform for a dialogue on urban collective intelligence by presenting side-by-side theoretical and practical voices. It stimulates cross-sector exchange by engaging experts from architecture, urbanism, art, science, economy, information technology, media, sociology and philosophy.

Submission Policy

Amateur Cities aims to create a network of affiliated people and organizations that share the passion for better understanding of contemporary urban environments. We’re always open to collaborations. Amateur Cities welcomes contributions, opinions from writers and practitioners. If you want to share your work or opinion with us please send an email to Before submitting article proposals please check our submission guidelines.

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