Reconsidering the strategies of urban leisure in city centres. The project reflects around the redevelopment of empty shops through the implementation of strategies that no longer solely consider the city as a place of consumption.
Part of the residency includes small scale interventions, prototypes and experimentation. To support this, the organizers provide a living lab condition in existing but empty buildings and shops in the city centre.
This edition of the Designers in Residence tackles a broad topic and reflects on the future urban condition.
Explores possible solutions regarding the image of the cities in the future as a living ecosystem.
Who is it for?
Individual makers creative artists, institutions and organizations.
Duration of stay
Monthly fee (400€/month).
Usage of Budalab Open Makerspace.
Access to experts in several domains and support of Designregio Kortrijk.
Source of funding