Skaters op de trap

Skaters op de trap (Skaters on the Steps)
Pietje Bell lecture

November 11, 2009: Kunsthal Rotterdam.

We are very devout when it comes to professing our belief in innovative industries, and we relish thinking outside the box. However, as I argue in this lecture, our society is simultaneously moving in another direction. Both in terms of urban design and prescribed social order, we seem increasingly inept at creating environments that are essential for breeding people who can handle innovation and original thought.

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