Footprint 21 Trans-Bodies / Queering Spaces

This issue of Footprint aims to introduce the latest developments in the field of queer theory into the realm of architecture and urban design – and vice versa, to make architectural and urban design concerns an element of queer studies. Next to uncovering hitherto hidden or repressed histories and practices as part of an agenda […]

Hans van Houwelingen: Undone

Beeldend kunstenaar Hans van Houwelingen staat bekend om zijn provocerende ontwerpen en kritisch perspectief op het hedendaags monument. Undone presenteert drie recente voorstellen van de kunstenaar, en vormt een tweeluik met zijn solotentoonstelling 'Until it stops resembling itself' bij Stroom Den Haag en de duo tentoonstelling met Jonas Staal '1:1' bij Extra City in Antwerpen. […]

Enforcement of labour law in cross-border situations

The enforcement of labour law in cross-border worker situations increasingly gains attention at EU and Member State level. Especially due to the EU enlargements in 2004 and 2007 and the huge wage differences that exist across the EU Member States have boosted exercising the free movement of workers and the posting of workers. These developments […]

Profit-driven maintenance for physical assets

In so many company boardrooms the term 'maintenance' often gives those in senior management an uneasy feeling. Why should this be the case? The main reason may be due to the fundamental way that they think about business. They generally think, speak and discuss opportunities, profits, risks, new markets, added value and costs for their […]

De geheimen van Amenti

Op 12 september 2000 vond een monumentale gebeurtenis plaats binnen de verhulde infrastructuur van de New Age-, UFO- en Illuminati-bewegingen. Op 11 september 2001, ter voorbereiding op de 1e verjaardag van deze 12 september 2000 gebeurtenis, werd de Triggergebeurtenis in de vorm van de WTC/Pentagon aanslag gelanceerd, als de eerste stap in de vervulling van […]

Hack the Planet

David Battisti had arrived in Cambridge, Massachusetts, expecting a bloodbath. So had many of the other scientists who had joined him for an invitation only workshop on climate science in 2007, with geoengineering at the top of the agenda. We can t take altering the atmosphere seriously, he thought, because there s no way we […]

The Risk Controllers

“The recent crisis has, thankfully, renewed interest in the importance of central counterparties: how they can help preserve stability or, as Hong Kong showed in 1987, undermine stability if they are not super sound. Peter Norman's book places the role of clearing houses in a historical context, and explains why the financial system's plumbing matters […]

Vrucht van de boom

Samenvatting Dit is een dossier over de gevolgen van de Jihad. Het vertelt hoe de Islam is verspreid en laat ook zien wat de gevolgen waren. De samensteller heeft een chronologie van de Jihad samengesteld, gebruikmakend van bronnen die vooral uit het Engelstalige gebied afkomstig zijn. De Koran blijft voornamelijk dicht, het gaat in dit […]

Where the Jobs Are

During the Great Recession of 2008-2009 and the difficult year that followed, nearly 9 million American jobs were eliminated. The damage to U.S. labor markets was the most extensive, in both absolute and percentage terms, since the Great Depression, destroying all employment growth over the prior decade. Just as alarmingand in stark contrast to the […]

Enforcement of labour law in cross-border situations

The enforcement of labour law in cross-border worker situations increasingly gains attention at EU and Member State level. Especially due to the EU enlargements in 2004 and 2007 and the huge wage differences that exist across the EU Member States have boosted exercising the free movement of workers and the posting of workers. These developments […]