A sunny afternoon: the city seen as ecosystem

Within its 2020 program ‘A sunny afternoon: the city seen as ecosystem” the Architecture Centre Nijmegen (ACN) focuses on nature and biodiversity in the city. Nextcity contributes to this program with an audio tour and looks at the city ‘with the eyes of an animal’. Recorded today via Zoom Mathias Lehner of nextcity walks with Harrie Boeschoten of Staatsbosheer and ecologist Jochem Kuhnen and they let the audience discover unknown aspects of the city, while inspiring the listeners with the ideas of ‘The Green Metropole’ and the “Next City”.

Follow ACN on their website or subscribe to their newsletter and be the first to listen to the audio tour or, even better, make an inspiring stroll through the centre of Nijmegen while listening. Conveniently the tour starts at the train station and guides you during the one-hour-tour to river De Waal.

Some of the lectures held by ACN within their 2020 program have been recorded, and are freely available online. Watch philosopher Matthijs Schouten, author Piet Vollaard and social ecologist Riyan van den Born and look at nature inclusive building from various perspectives. All online content is available in Dutch only.