Future of the City Centre 2025

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Basic info of Rotterdam:

Area:

- Municipality / City	319 km2 (123.2 sq mi)
- Land	206 km2 (79.5 sq mi)
- Water	113 km2 (43.6 sq mi)

Population (18 March 2010)

- Municipality / City	603 425
- Density	2,850/km2 (7,381.5/sq mi)
- Metro	Approx. 1.6 million

Historical population

1796: 53,200 inhabitants
1830: 72,300
1849: 90,100
1879: 148,100
1899: 318,500
1925: 547,900
1965: 551,000
1984: 555,000
2005: 596,407
2006: 588,576
2007: 584,046
2010: 603,425


Interview Questions:

1. What is Rotterdam's city center? What does it look like in 2 years? 2. What defines a city center? 3. If no city center, why are you interested in city centers? If yes, what are your interests in city center? 4. What are the driving forces shaping the future of city centers? 5. How will global warming affect city centers? Will Rotterdam's current city center be habitable? 6. How will fossil fuels affect live in city centers? 7. What are the ideal demographics for city centers? 8. How will having a vibrant city center affect the economics of the city? 9. How can city centers remain attractive to long-term housing residents? 10. What happens to the city center as population goes up and goes down? 11. How will mobile technology affect life in city centers? 12. What will transportation look like in 2 years in city centers? 13. How will dietary needs affect life in city centers?

Useful Links: RCI http://www.rotterdamclimateinitiative.nl/ Randstad 2040