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Shaping space is linked to major issues for the future

The landscape architect Isabella de Medici has written down for lala.ruhr what makes her profession - a pleading for a strong landscape…

In conversation with Daniel Bartel from SEND NRW

Daniel Bartel from SEND NRW talks about the opportunities and challenges of social entrepreneurship, approaches...

Workshop report: creative use of brownfields – blueprints for space pioneers

The appropriation of space by creative pioneers - how is that possible, how does it work in the Ruhr region? Three activists who have been…

Workshop report: Green ways, green spaces – new infrastructures for liveable cities

We need fewer parking spaces and more cycling in our cities - many city dwellers, initiatives and planners agree on this. But if parking…

Workshop report: a social-ecological centre as a laboratory for a green (urban) landscape

At the interface between the question of social justice and a reaction to the climate crisis, the idea of a social-ecological centre for…

Workshop report: How do we want to deal with the landscape in the Ruhr region?

Guidelines and measures are needed to protect the landscape from encroachment and to preserve its value. But what do these look like?…

Workshop report: What now? Wanted: A new narrative for the Ruhr region

Admittedly, it was a cheeky attempt: In two days, lala.ruhr wanted to collaboratively develop an overview of the narratives of the Ruhr…

Workshop report: Urban Re Creation – new images for inner-city open spaces

The inner cities of the Ruhr metropolises are still dominated by individual traffic. Here, car after car jostle each other, large traffic…

lala.ruhr in enorm magazine

Not only was the feedback from participants on the first digital festival for landscape huge, but so was the media coverage. enorm magazine…

Workshop report: Kicking around for a good cause – Environmental protection combined with football

A workshop on football at a festival of the landscape? Where, if not in the Ruhr region! Patrick Schulz from the initiative "bochumbolzt",…

Workshop report: Participation and responsibility for green stations

Train stations are hubs in the urban fabric. For some, they are a transit point on the way to work or on a journey, for others they are a…

After the festival: we say thank you!

Friday and Saturday our Festival of Landscape took place for the first time. We are quite moved by the great interest, the inspiring…

Discussing the cities of the future together: lala.ruhr and The Nature of Cities Festival cooperate

5 days, 12 languages, over 100 programme items covering all regional time zones: The international The Nature Of Cities Festival (TNOC)…

register for the festival for the landscape of the metropole ruhr!

Actually, we wanted to meet you on site, directly in the landscape – to work and think and envision, to go on excursions and to network…

#thinklandscape

Climate change, biodiversity, green infrastructure, urban agriculture, health and quality of life, right on our doorstep? How we shape…