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Dutch Creative Industries Mission Week

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Dutch Design Desk Istanbul was a part of Dutch Creative Industries Mission Week. A creative mission came to Istanbul for bussiness relationships, discover to Istanbul in creative industries .You could see the activities for Dutch Design Desk Istanbul's on this list.


POP-UP DESK

Pop-Up Desk opened for guests individual queries and questions about the activities during the week from Monday-Thursday at the Grand Hyatt Hotel İstanbul between 09:00-18:00 hrs. 

WEEK IN A SNAPSHOT : Week In a Snapshot

ISTANBUL DEEP DIVES

All excursions were full day and for 4-6 people. Excursions operated with a private minibus and a dedicated guide.

*ISTANBUL FASHION DIVE 16 October

Got a grip of fashion industry in İstanbul in this daily excursion designed just for you. Had power breakfast with Istanbul’s fashion bloggers. Visited one of the fashion parlours of the town. Enjoy a luncheon with a fellow fashion designer. Joined a fact-finding tour in the heart of Istanbul’s textile industry. Talked business over a drink with a potential client or producer.

*ISTANBUL FOR ARCHITECTS 17 October

Have a no-tourist look at Istanbul’s spectrum of must- see sights in this daily excursion designed just for you. Had a power breakfast with opinion leaders in architecture and urbanism. Visit one of the architectural landmarks of the city. Enjoy a luncheon with a fellow architect. Join a fact-finding tour in a region where you can see the city in transformation. Talk business over a drink with a builder or developer.

PECHAKUCHA NIGHT ISTANBUL Vol.15

Date:17.10.2012

Time:20.20

Venue:The Building Information Centre/ Istanbul

 O GOD! GIVE ME A MAKEOVER!

*Another Perspective to Urban Transformation

urbānitās (genitive urbānitātis); f, third declension

An instance of living in the city; city life.
City fashions or manners; refinement, politeness, courtesy, urbanity, sophistication.
(of speech) Delicacy, elegance or refinement of speech; wit, humor, pleasantry, raillery; trickery, knavery.
As all the efforts on urban transformation/regeneration/revitalisation go on, what are we transforming into as citizens? How new urbanism regenerate the way we are and the way we behave? Are we getting really revitalized? What is the new URBANITAS?