The era of long-term master planning of Dutch cities may well be over. The Crisis has catalyzed smaller and quicker urban interventions to creatively solve complex urban issues. 'Temporary Use' projects creates opportunities for the development of urban areas over the course of 5-10 years.
Play the City Studio uses interactive urbanism methods to generate temporary use plans. 24 enterprises in Van Gendthallen formed a collaborative urban plan using our tools. In 2013, they will be busy building own temporary town what they call 'Freezing Favela'.