Delirious Rotterdam: The Formation of an Innovative Cluster of Architectural Firms

  • Robert C. Kloosterman
  • Eva Stegmeijer
Part of the The GeoJournal Library book series (GEJL, volume 80)


Cultural Industry Dedicated Institution Innovative City Architectural Firm Continuous Product Innovation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert C. Kloosterman
    • 1
  • Eva Stegmeijer
    • 2
  1. 1.Amsterdam Institute of Metropolitan and International Development Studies (AMIDSt)FMG/University of Amsterdamthe Netherlands
  2. 2.FMG/University of Amsterdamthe Netherlands

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