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S+RO 2016/4: Free!
|S+RO 2014/3: Young city
(2013_0620) After the Grey City, the Young City. There are increasingly more children in the cities. Young families remain 'stuck' in their home town because they can’t fund a house in the suburbs, but many choose deliberately to raise their children in the city. Cover art: Max Kisman
S+RO 2014/2: Rotterdam
(2013_0620) Contemporary issues of the most 'modern city' of the Netherlands. The direct influence of local politics on urban development is often overestimated. That has been stronger in the past, and certainly in Rotterdam. Cover art: Max Kisman. platform31.nl
S+RO 2014/1: Grey city
(2013_0620) Over the past half century, life expectancy has increased by an average of 2.5 years per decade. That is an increase of six hours per day. When reading this magazine with an average reading speed of two hours, your life expectancy increases with half an hour! Cover art: Max Kisman. platform31.nl
S+RO 2015/2: Inner city
2015_0601) What is the function of the town center in the city of tomorrow? Is there such a thing as a program of requirements for a well-functioning city? The inner city is becoming an experience. A meeting spacenwith urban events, festivals, restaurants, cultural hotspots and (inter) national visitors.
(2015_0318) The Netherlands does not really have big cities. To participate internationally, we can choose: let either one city grow even greater or let medium-sized cities connect with each other stronger so that they jointly can offer more agglomeration strength and function as one city. Cover art: Max Kisman
S+RO 2014/5: Airport City
(2014_1201) Due to lack of space and inconvenience of air and rail stations and airports were built on the edges of cities. The growth of the city on the one hand and the appeal of the transport interchanges on the other stations and airports become increasingly intertwined in urban structures. Cover art: Max Kisman
S+RO 2014/4: The crisis past
(2013_1001) Who makes the city, must make the city and how should it be addressed? All this against the background of not only between different roles of the parties, as well an urban condition that senses the consequences of the crisis, yet deals with a certain renaissance, strong population growth, a new economy. Cover art: Max Kisman
|S+RO 2013/6: Blue Economy
(2013_1215) Sustainability changes its colors. Green into blue. It is smarter using locally available materials, resources, energy, labor and natural techniques. Cover art: Max Kisman. platform31.nl
S+RO 2013/5: Smart Cities
(2013_1102) Smart people make smart cities. Cover art by Max Kisman.
More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2013/4: City Streets
(2013_1102) September issue of S+RO on decline and rice of the city street. Coverart by Max Kisman. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2013/3: TOD
(2013_0705) If we look at the spatial patterns in The Netherlands, we see polycentric urban regions. Looking at thetransport networks there is an under-utilization and they could function much better. Coverart by Kismanstudio. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2013/2: New Towns
(2013_0401) Newtowns in the Netherlands. Cover art by Lust. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2013/1: City 2033
(2013_0201) How cities will evolve in the future. Cover art by Frederique Ruys, Vizualism. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2012/6: Metropolitan region Amsterdam
(2012_1223) The economic strength, an attractive investment climate, the quality of life and international air connections score high on lists of metropolitan values. Where does the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area stand in this competitive field of metropolises? Cover art by Niels Schrader/Mind Design. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2012/5: Water
(2012_1024) S+RO 5 October 2012 issue: Water Netherlands and the water, it's an interesting history. What does the future hold for the Netherlands? Cover art by Joost Grootens Studio. More info: www.s-ro.nl
|S+RO 2012/4: Number cities
(2012_0822) S+RO 4 August 2012 issue. The summer issue of S+RO covers urbanism in figures. Numbers play an increasingly important role in urban planning and research based on statistics and about parametric urban design. Cover art by Catalog Tree. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2012/3: Bicycle
(2012_0620) S+RO 3 June 2012 issue. The explosive use of bicycles in cities and towns demand for better planning and flexible policies for infrastructure and the cyclists themselves. Cover art by Kismanstudio. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2012/2: In between
(2012_0430) S+RO 2 April 2012 issue. Improvised experiments in between marginal urban development and institutional city planning. Cover art by Kismanstudio. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2012/1: Olympic Cities
(2012_0430) S+RO 1 February 2012 issue. Pains and pleasures of sports and economics. Why cities want the Olympics so bad. Cover art by Kismanstudio. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2011/5: SVIR
(2011_1130) S+RO 5 DECEMBER 2011 issue: BRSAINPORT EINDHOVEN. Eindhoven is booming! In a radius of forty kilometers around the city are most prolific Dutch companies and institutes of technology and knowledge. Cover art by Kismanstudio. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2011/5: SVIR
(2011_1021) S+RO 5 October 2011 issue: Excitement in the professional world. After the National Planning Department is now the Ministry of Housing lifted and there is a Structural Design and Infrastructure Area (SVIR) that breaks with the familiar, famous Dutch spatial planning around a Randstad and Green Heart. Cover art by Kismanstudio. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2011/4: Scary City
(2011_0824) S+RO 4 September 2011 issue. Strategies on safety and securuty in urban planning, infrastucture and spacial structures. Cover art by Kismanstudio. More info: www.s-ro.nl
S+RO 2011/3: Bruxelles
(2011_0702) S+RO 3 Juli 2011 issue on the urban development of Buruxelles. Cover art by Kismanstudio. More info: www.s-ro.nl
|S+RO 2011/2: Europe
(2010_0702) S+RO 2 April 2011 issue on European infrastructures and collaborations. Cover art by Kismanstudio.
S+RO 2011/1: Crisis
(2010_0224) S+RO 1 Februari 2011 issue covers the current effect of the crisis on future urban planning and development with a variety of studies and info graphics Cover art by Kismanstudio.
Future of planning
(2010_1210) S+RO 6 December Christmas issue: Silver on black and white. Nocturnal city lights of north west Europe, birds view. The future of Spatial planning in the Eurodelta.
S+RO 2010/5: Food
(2010_1009) S+RO 5 November issue. Food. Urban agriculture. How do we feed cities? Cover art by Kismanstudio.
Economy & space
(2010_0809) S+RO 4. Economics and space. Economical growth has always been the financial force behind many urban and environmental developments. Cover art by Kismanstudio.
S+RO 2010/3: We city
(2010_0610) S+RO 3. Urban planning should be bottom up, social groups are more than participation and lobby clubs, acting effectively as principals in area development. Cover art by Kismanstudio.
S+RO 2010/2: Mega cities
(2010_0411)S+RO 2. The impact of mega cities world wide.Cover art by Kismanstudio.
S+RO 2010/1: Trends
(2010_0210) Joost Verhaak and I restyled Dutch S+RO magazine on city planning and urban development as KismanVerhaak. The new design uses Typemafia's Actium and the custom designed City Wire, brightly coloured infographics and great photography. Launched in March 2010. Cover art by Joost Verhaak.