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Work with us to create better cities with a human scale. Together with our partners and local communities, we work on:

Longer term development strategies

  • Project management for parks, plazas and places
  • Transformation and development of existing areas, public developer role, placemaking
  • Setting up area management, place management, street management
  • Inner City Area Strategy, shopping districts
  • City-wide strategy in co-creation.

Projects and interventions

  • Quicker Lighter Cheaper interventions in public space (tactical urbanism)
  • Street / place / plinth / user analysis
  • Vacant plinth strategy and action, innovation districts, makers movement
  • Setting up guidelines for newly built areas.
  • Re-use development or buildings and areas (intangible heritage & identity)
Partner at STIPO
Hans Karssenberg is founding partner at STIPO public developer, placemaker and trainer. He helped to compose the City at Eye Level books, speaks at conferences, gives trainings and works on area development projects and placemaking.

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Partner at STIPO
Jeroen Laven is partner at STIPO. He leads the European Placemaking Network and Dutch Placemaking Network and works in many projects in the Netherlands and abroad. With European Placemakers Jeroen is building an European Placemaking Toolbox, to provide the right mix of tools for each placemaking challenge.

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Partner at STIPO
Minouche Besters is partner and urbanist at STIPO. She is a strategic advisor to municipalities on inner city transformation, participatory design processes and urban transitions, like the current energy transition. Minouche co-curating the new Cities for All / Everybody feels at Home publication.

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Heritage professional & advisor at STIPO
Siënna Veelders is an heritage professional, graduated at the Reinwardt Academy, Amsterdam. She is specialised in heritage and placemaking. With a love for Asian she worked in Hong Kong & Myanmar and joined STIPO, beginning as an intern, in 2016. She hosts The City at Eye Level Masterclasses and trainings, launching the The City at Eye Level Asia network and co-curated “The City at Eye Level in the Netherlands”

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Urban anthropologist & advisor
Renée Rooijmans is an urban anthropologist at STIPO. Her experience with tactical urbanism in both the Netherlands and Canada (Vancouver) ranges from urban agriculture to pop-up ping pong. As an author she was involved with "The City At Eye Level: for Kids" and is part of the editorial team of the upcoming edition "City at Eye Level: Cities of Tomorrow".

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Urban sociologist & advisor at STIPO
Charlot Schans is an urban sociologist and advisor at STIPO, committed to improving cities and places by means of effective co-creation between a variety of stakeholders. She is fascinated by processes of collaborative city-making for sustainable change, and convinced these result in the most engaging, flourishing and equitable urban environments around the globe.
STIPO Thessaloniki & Freelance urbanist