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Laurens Van der Cruyssen

Growing up in Brussels in one of Europe’s most culturally diverse neighbourhoods, between Dutch and French, the grandson of butchers and entrepreneurs who lived for…

CONNECTING – H2020 innovation action

With an adieu to TURAS in September 2016, we have had the good fortune to be on the winning team of another large international consortium showcasing projects…

Eric Haas

Eric is a dynamic thinker, has an entrepreneurial spirit and loves team development based on collective value.  He is a keen listener, a diplomatic facilitator and impassioned communicator: qualities that make…

Eva-Maria Stumpp

Eva-Maria is a researcher and spatial planner,  working mainly on the urban-regional level with expertise in governance processes.  She seeks to connect expert and local knowledge…

Diego Luna Quintanilla

Diego is a designer and urban planner with a sharp eye for the politics of space. What distinguishes ‘place’ from ‘space’ is an invisible socio-cultural veneer – making…

Elena Maccioni

Elena is an EU policy specialist focusing on how high level policy hits the ground. Governance and policy is a messy tool – especially at a…

Liana Simmons

Liana is a great teacher.  Patient, direct, open, dynamic, warm spirited and acutely sensitive of group dynamics.  She is a compassionate facilitator with a strong…

Michael Kaethler

The focus of Michael’s work may come across as simple – what is or generates “meaning“.  Actually this is one of the fundamental driving factors behind…

Julia Hartmann

Julia bridges both an academic and practice sides of urban planning with experience across the world.  She draws on the capacity of residents to fashion their place –…

Urban Ecology Centre BXL

The Urban Ecology Centre BXL is a non-profit and community based organisation that is closely connected to OSMOS: in spirit and in practice. Where OSMOS…

Hélène Rillaerts

Hélène is an urban planner with a background in architecture and urban scale sustainability.  She has a strong interest in local managing stakeholders  and years of experience…

Jan Forsmark

Jan is a real believer getting one’s hands dirty.  Over the last four decades he has worked in education, agriculture, energy, vision making and now transition…

Stefan Doeblin

Stefan refers to himself as a ‘serial-entrepreneur’ who after many years leading businesses and projects in IT, communications and renewable energy is now  focusing on organic…

Clementina Gentile

Clementina is a user experience designer, art lover and a visual communicator.  She applies design skills to people’s needs, business goals and technology (in the broadest sense of…

TURaS project

Many of the ideas, processes and tools that OSMOS uses have been developed by TURaS, a large-scale research programme on urban resilience and sustainability. TURaS…

Adrian Vickery Hill

Adrian is a researcher, designer and planner in the broadest sense.  He is interested in processes and tools for transversal planning: connecting economic, spatial and…

Stephan Kampelmann

Stephan is a social scientist with a PhD in economics. He has studied at the universities of Maastricht, Lille, Paris, Brussels and Berlin. He is…