Nomad Academy

The Nomad Academy is a group of 9 people, that we believe to be the next generation rooftop pioneers.

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Nomad: Anne Molenaar

Meet Anne, one of the Nomads from our Nomad Academy. The Nomad Academy is a group of 9 people, that we believe to be the next generation rooftop pioneers! Anne Molenaar is the Nomad from Amsterdam. She’s working on a booklet to inspire people from all over Europe to start their own rooftop initiative.

Nomad Anna

Nomad: Marina Kyriakou

Meet Marina, the Nomad from Nicosia, from our Nomad Academy. Marina is creating an “Inclusive Community Engagement Toolkit for developing Rooftop Activities” with the playful acronym “ICE-T on the Roof”. She aims to provide alternative tools to allow people to increase the level of interest and participation when initiating and developing a Rooftop Project.

Nomad Marina

Nomad: Christin Breitfeld

Meet Christin, she’s the Nomad from Chemnitz, from our Nomad Academy. Christin is connecting schools in Chemnitz to create green roofs so students will have their own garden to learn about climate-related issues and they’ll become much more aware of the subject.

Nomad Christin

Nomad: Tiago Candeias

Meet Tiago, our Nomad from Faro. He wants to promote rooftops as creative labs for young and emerging artists to have a space, engage, explore, be creative and put their ideas into practice. He’s doing this through a creative mentoring programme.

Nomad Tiago

Nomad: Sarah Haazen

Meet Sarah, the Nomad from Antwerp. She just finished the last year of her architecture studies by writing her thesis on how the amount of unused roofs in Antwerp could contribute to solving urban challenges. She’s working with Dakkan to see what’s possible on the roof to change Antwerp’s roof landscape bit by bit.

Nomad: Sophie Stravens

Introducing Sophie, the Nomad from Rotterdam. Sophie is a performer, presenter and programmer. This summer she shared a performance with mini-lectures, rooftop-songs and moments of reflection, on rooftops in 3 cities. How can rooftops provide us new space in our dense city centers and busy lives? Exciting stuff!

Nomad: Dean

Our nomad from Belfast: Dean! He’s an avid architectural researcher, and their project seeks to explore the celestial histories of Belfast during ‘The Troubles’ to create an archival piece of work around how observation during this period hindered rooftop development.

Nomad: Agnes Eeg-Olofsson

Our nomad Agnes Eeg-Olofsson is focusing on the best way to use rooftops for performances. She wants to shine a light on how the rooftops of swimming halls can be used for performances and also through their transparency, giving public access to art.

Nomad: Victoria

Meet Victoria, the nomad from Barcelona. She’s working on her final dissertation on how to link the the practices and uses of rooftops in Barcelona with the Sustainable Development Goal 11, which aims to create sustainable cities and communities.