Brabant is writing history with the future. Interested in taking part and experiencing this? Find out more in the Living Landscape!
This interactive exhibit will inspire and challenge you to make choices, enabling you to experience how green energy flows, changes in agriculture, smart mobility, innovative strength and circular construction all come together in your city or town. Think it’s not an immediate concern? The future is closer than you think!
Did you know you can also impact your future environment? Using your own press pass, you can make choices in the seven worlds of the Living Landscape. Swiping, turning knobs, opening doors and taking measurements is sure to make your heart beat faster. And who knows? Your ideas might just make the front page of the newspaper of the future...
Interested in more in-depth exploration? No problem! There’s also a theatre and a daily programme with serious games, inspiring speakers, pitches from students and so much more!
Design to Market - Talenthub Brabant - opens the discussion on "design & entrepreneurship" on Saturday 19 October 3 p.m. in Brabant Living Lab. Collision Maker Koen Snoeckx, designers, entrepreneurs, decision makers and interested parties discover the value of design within inspiring stories about the design process.
October 22 - 11: 00-14: 00
October 24 - 15:00-18:00
In the Serious Game ‘Landshapers’, specially developed for DDW, professionals and visitors experience that land is not inexhaustible. How do they achieve their own objectives, while maintaining a healthy and attractive landscape? Everyone leaves their footprint, they build something together. But only by playing the game well, they create a healthy and attractive end result.
Guerilla photographer Daniel Raven-Ellison of National Geographic has already made a 100-meter expedition through Great Britain to drastically change the image of nature. Daniel developed a new film especially for DDW 2019, but about Brabant. This film can be seen all week in the Living Landscape, but will officially premiere on 22/10. At that moment, visitors get the unique opportunity to get to know the story and the person behind the film.
On Wednesday, October 23, Milena Mulders, initiator of the migration museum in Heerlen, will give a special keynote: about making people listen, discuss, cry, pray, sing and dance together with residents and newcomers of different cultural origins.
Various biobased building pioneers, such as Klaas Jan Swager, Maike Wevers and Emiel Rietvelt, share materials, products, challenges and strategies for biobased building and the scaling up of it in the Brabant Living Lab on 23 October.
October 25 - 15:00-17:00
In this living lab, governments, knowledge institutions, companies and students innovate together for an active and healthy lifestyle. During Dutch Design Week they challenge visitors to generate ideas for public exercise in a current case from the municipality of Vught and students from the "Vitality Squads" present their own projects, such as a new generation of Krajicek playgrounds and motivation by physiological data.
In collaboration with Jacqueline Hameling, Aart Strootman and Stichting Nieuwe Helden, visitors help build a unique and artistic Soundscape of registered intimate concerts. This 9-day series of concerts, daily at 11:00 am in the Growing Pavilion, is inspired by Bach's "nature-based" music and will ultimately tell a compelling story about the holistic approach to landscape development.