Real Projects for Real People, Volume 4 is available ! In this ibook one can read about creative strategies for complex, multi stakeholder, innovation projects. Real Projects for Real People, Volume 4 includes contributions form The Patching Zone’s team, local stakeholders from Zadkine and Wilhelminapier in Rotterdam and experts from Eindhoven Technical University (NL),
Blast Theory (UK) Translocal (FI) and OCAD University (CA). You can download the PDF version here or order the book in the NAi online store.


2015, Friday March 27, 17:00h - 21h, Saturday march 28, 13:00 - 21h, Sunday march 29, 13:00 - 21:00h

@ LP2, Wilhelminakade 326, Rotterdam (NL)

The Patching Zone has been working with students from Zadkine College to explore the history and the context of the Wilhelminapier to design and create installations for the public space.  Together they have collectively designed a series of prototypes and developed projects to engage visitors with the story of the Wilhelminapier.  All the prototypes reflect an ongoing enquiry into designing for public space using digital or interactive technology.


Visual design & Communication (3 month internship)

We are looking for a candidate with a strong interest in graphic design that can develop a visual identity for a multi-platform project. If you have a background in graphic design or an interest in visual branding and communication we would like to hear from you. For more information on the role click here. Deadline for applications 1st October 2014, Please send Portfolio and short motivation letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

on July 12th, our team presents the concepts and prototypes for the Wilhelminpier Experience Tour at the lobby of Lantaarn/ Venster, particiapate, experience and contribute !

The implementaion phase of the Mediwharf, thé studio where praxis and knowledge meet, by The Patching Zone and the vocational school Zadkine has been selected for the educaiton innovation program by Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie (NL).