Linda Vlassenrood, Programme Leader DATAstudio
Linda Vlassenrood is an architecture historian and an independent curator, program manager, writer and consultant on architecture, urban planning and design. At Het Nieuwe Instituut, she curated a multiyear cultural program (2015-2017) on data and the smart society in collaboration with the City of Eindhoven. The DATAstudio addressed the question of how we can build a smart society rather than just a smart city. Linda is also program director at the International New Town Institute and in charge of a multiyear research and exchange program in Shenzhen. The program acts as a catalyst for the exchange of knowledge between international students, researchers, design professionals, developers, policymakers and politicians by initiating research, conferences, exhibitions, design workshops and publications. Linda lectures and publishes internationally.