Geert Haentjens

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Baugenossenschaften als inspiratiebron voor Vlaanderen

In zijn weekendcolumn ‘Voor elkaar‘ in De Standaard pleit Ruben Mooijman voor een andere structuur van onze vastgoedmarkt, en laat hij zich …

Britse overheid wil subsidies blijven verzekeren na Brexit

Het Europees geld dat momenteel nog naar landbouwers en wetenschappers uit het Verenigd Koninkrijk gaat, zal na de Britse EU-uittrede door Londen …

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Video game about gentrification lets you play the role of real estate speculator

City-building simulation Nova Alea provides a "anti-SimCity" view of development.<p>Game designer Paolo Pedercini believes it’s time to rethink the lessons of SimCity. Like many, the Carnegie Mellon associate professor played the smash-hit city simulation, but he felt there was something missing. The …

Urban Design

The Art Show I Can’t Stop Watching

I never thought I’d sit through a 30 minute instructional painting class and be transfixed, but I just discovered Bill Alexander’s show.In 30 minutes …

Writhing, Sweaty, and Ecstatic: The Realist Paintings of Dan Witz

What do mosh pits, raves, and one small orgy have in common?<p><i>This article contains adult content.</i><p>Sweaty, writhing bodies caught in the heat of the moment: Dan Witz is a voyeur. His academic paintings of mosh pits, and now raves and orgies, capture people at their most intense, ecstatic, and …

Aaron Stinner Says the Bike Business Is Broken. Here’s His Way to Fix It

“Every day, I was going into work like, ‘This is so fucked,'” Aaron Stinner said, reminiscing on his former job. He was 24, managing Bicycle Bob’s …

These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and …

Socotra

Disco Naïveté

Your Smith has been around for a while under her real name Caroline Smith (and her <i>Trying Not To Love You</i> is quite the bop) but she’s about to play …

Black Sunrise - Burning Man Sunrise 2014

Peter Kruder Pink Floyd Mix

Toren met verticale woningclusters voor Antwerpen

Gisteren, 11:04<p>Het Stabrecht College in Geldrop, met 1.300 leerlingen, krijgt een nieuw gebouw met aandacht voor licht en groen.<p>Gisteren, 10:54<p>Ter …

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George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

Car Salesman Confidential: 10 Things To Never Say To A Customer

Sometimes, less is more<p>In a lot of these blogs I’ve been lecturing the customers, telling them what they should and shouldn’t do. Well, this week, I want to share some rules for salespeople. I try to follow these rules myself, and I think all salespeole should, too. We’ll start at Number Ten and …

One Roof, Many Generations: Redefining The Single-Family Home

New homes are back in a big way — literally. This summer, a typical new house in Phoenix was more than 20 percent larger than a resale home as builders across the country added more space to accommodate post-recession lifestyles.<p>Take Jacque Ruggles' family, for example. Four women from three …

How Super-Achievers Do What They Do

For their new book <i>The Art of Doing</i>, Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield interviewed 36 super-achievers at the tops of their fields. They started seeing patterns emerge. These are the 10 most common practices of the highly successful.

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

VIDEO. Jaguar doodt kaaiman met één beet

Een jaguar die een kaaiman met één beet doodt, is geen alledaags beeld. Eerder gingen foto's van zo'n spectaculaire aanval in Brazilië de wereld …

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

Interview: JIHAE

Many singers these days produce albums that have been laboriously groomed and primped—from almost-too-perfect Autotuned vocals to the overly airbrushed album cover—so it's refreshing to meet a singer and songwriter with a sultry voice and raw energy who's not afraid to express her opinions. JIHAE …

The Economist on Twitter: "Trending: What is driving urban gentrification? http://t.co/PXS6FVxD9h http://t.co/d9kfu2LNJ1"

Replying to @<b>TheEconomist</b><p>New reality in CLE, NEO growth starts in city: "@<b>TheEconomist</b>: What's driving gentrification? http://econ.st/1euH31d …

All Terrain Trailer | By Campa Usa

Campa USA manufactures great expedition solutions. The All Terrain Trailers are truly engineered products, with every component receiving critical …

ListenUp

Perhaps a nod to the years during their reign, the video for Pixies' "Indie Cindy"—a preview track from their surprising forthcoming EP—is bound by a VHS aesthetic. While the legendary Boston-based band is now sadly operating sans bassist and vocalist Kim Deal (also of Breeders fame), all the …

Teva's Carbon Sneaker

<b>Advertorial content:</b><p>Teva's commuter sneaker, the Carbon, isn't just for bike-riders. It's streetwear designed to combat all kinds of slippery situations with style. Offering a super-traction sole—composed of Spider365 rubber and a PedalLINK pattern—and designed in conjunction with a team of …

Urban Outlaw

Reading time: less than a minute.<p>Art<br>• British<br>• Cars<br>• Design<br>• Films<br>• Porsche<br>• Retro<br>• Style<p>This film is a deeply captivating look into the life and times of designer …

150 Million People Have Decided That Standard Web Browsers Aren't Safe Enough

When FORBES last spoke to AnchorFree in August 2012, CEO David Gorodyansky put forth a modest goal for his 7 year-old company: “We want to be the way the whole world browses the Web,” he boasted. In the last year, the company’s trajectory has matched its lofty ambitions. A year ago 70 million …

How To Get The Best Out Of LinkedIn

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …