Jeroen Beekmans and Joop de Boer

Pop-Up City

City-Making in a Fluid World

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An eye-opening must-have for both professionals and scholars working in urbanism, design, and marketing. This book is meant for anyone who is interested in exploring what is happening with today’s urbanized world and which great ideas emerge from it.
  • Hardcover 
  • 288 pages 
  • 19 x 24 cm 
Jeroen Beekmans and Joop de Boer
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Content

This book showcases eye-opening ideas, concepts and trends that make a difference in the city of today and tomorrow, ranging from urban hacks, modular hotels, and parasite cinemas to pop-up retail.
The world is becoming more fluid and, as a result, citizens, enterprises, and civic governments are coming up with refreshing solutions in order to deal with a permanent state of change. Based on five years of blogging on popupcity.net for an international audience of millions, Pop-Up City shows the birth of a new dimension in city-making based on groundbreaking ideas that take ‘pop-up’ as a starting point, varying from modular hotels and parasite cinemas to urban hacking, rooftop farms, and foldable houses.

Pop-Up City is an eye-opening must-have for both professionals and scholars working in urbanism, design, and marketing. Whether or not you are already a follower of the blog, the Pop-Up City book is meant for anyone who is interested in exploring what is happening with today’s urbanized world and which great ideas emerge from it.

Author

Jeroen Beekmans and Joop de Boer are the founders of the blog Popupcity.net and the city-making & marketing consultancy Golfstromen in Amsterdam. The blog is one of the most influential blogs on modern city-making around with over 100.000 monthly readers. For the Pop-Up City book they successfully ran a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.

Press

The authors of POP-UP CITY, Jeroen Beekmans and Joop de Boer, take thinking about city making to a completely new level. Not only the concept of the book is original, but also its layout. Smart introductions sketching wider context of each subject (like public space, shopping or work life) are followed by examples, which prove that inventiveness nowadays has no limits. Nicely illustrated, the book features numerous really fascinating initiatives that are reshaping cities all around the world and adapting them to the current pace and style of life.

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ISBN: 978 90 6369 354 1
Author: Jeroen Beekmans and Joop de Boer
Format: hardcover
Dimensions: 24 x 19 cm
Pages: 260