Province of Limburg

What is the ideal inner city for young (17-25yr) people?

Thank you all for participating in this Challenge-X! It is no longer possible to send in your submissions for this Challenge-X.

We have a winner! THANKS to all 4 Challenge-x: shape the inner cities of Limburg! finalists Daphne Hermans Alessandro Casciaro, Liuda Sharafutdinova Noura Almesned: you were AWESOME! And congratulations to Daphne for coming up with the winning idea ‘How to become hip, hot & happening’! We are proud that our finalists represented both Maastricht University and Zuyd Hogeschool!

And a big THANK YOU to Provincie Limburg, MKB-Limburg, Service Science Factory & Jules Maastricht for making this possible!

And keep an eye out for exciting news coming soon: our NEXT Challenge-X!

Liuda Sharafutdinova
The Looking glass anticafe

Daphne Hermans
How to be hip, hot and happening

Zijie Wang
Redefining city centre’s functions at night

Alessandro Cascario
The power of connection – city app

Noura Almesned
A modified arcade centre

 

1st Prize: € 1.000,-

Daphne Hermans

2nd Prize: € 200,-

Liuda Sharafutdinova

3rd Prize: € 100,-

Alessandro Casciaro & Noura Almesned

 

Challenge-X winners Dec. 2017

We have a winner! THANKS to all 4 Challenge-x: shape the inner cities of Limburg! finalists Daphne Hermans Alessandro Casciaro, Liuda Sharafutdinova Noura Al- Mesned : you were AWESOME 👊 ! And congratulations to Daphne for coming up with the winning 🥇 idea 'How to become hip, hot & happening'! We are proud that our finalists represented both Maastricht University and Zuyd Hogeschool!And a big THANK YOU 👍 to Provincie Limburg, MKB-Limburg, Service Science Factory & Jules Maastricht for making this possible!And keep an eye 👀 out for exciting news coming soon: our NEXT Challenge-X starting in Jan. 2018!Thanks to www.bensound.com for the music!

Geplaatst door Challenge-X op Woensdag 13 december 2017

We are looking for bold, innovative and creative ideas to make the inner cities attractive again for young people.

No idea is too bold, no solution is too crazy!

You can draw inspiration from cities all around the world, from your hometown or from the city your currently studying in. You can focus on retail, cultural, leisure, living or recreational aspects or take a completely new and fresh approach!

To help you arrange your thoughts and ideas you can use this framework:

  • What facilities, activities and infrastructure should be in place?
  • What role do shops, bars, cultural institutions, fringe initiatives and the living situation play?
  • Is everything 24/7? Should everything be 24/7?
  • Everyone talks about ‘experience’. Do inner cities need to be an experience? If so: what kind of experience?
  • This is a Challenge about middle sized cities (in Limburg). Think 60.000 to 80.000 inhabitants
  • There is no such thing as ‘the’ young. They differ in age, there is differentiation on education, income and other social demographics

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