Gerjan Streng - The Cloud Collective

Research tutor

Gerjan Streng studied Architecture and Urban Cultures at Eindhoven University of Technology.Before co-founding The Cloud Collective, he has worked as an architect in New York, Copenhagen and Amsterdam.Within

The Cloud Collective, he focuses on spatial research and strategic urban planning projects,driven by a desire to understand the urban rationale while admiring its elusive complexity.Knowledge of the city, a combination of available open data and soft information with novel analytic techniques result in design intelligence and hands-on advice for numerous actors in the urban constellation.

His work includes experiments with collective creation of space such as the installation The City and the Country, but also strategies for developing thePolaroid Performance Factory in Enschede and the Piushaven district in Tilburg. Recently, he contributed to the Value Lab– a team of experts advising the Central Government Real Estate Agency (RVB), several ministeries and the city of The Hague – on strategies to improve the social and financial returns of selling and reallocating (public) property.