Barcam Architects Cafe #10 Queer Spaces

Join our Monthly Amsterdam Architects Café 'Barcam'

Barcam is the monthly gathering for architects and construction professionals across the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (MRA), held every first Thursday of the month.

Make sure to mark every first Thursday of the month in your calendar!

Theme 2 May
Queer Spaces

What role do Queer Spaces play in the city? And can we design these spaces?

On May 2, 2024, Ammar Alhoushi (Ammodo) and Justin Agyin (Space Encounters) will discuss Queer Spaces during the barcam.


  • Hüsnü Yegenoglu (editor of the architecture journal OASE and co-founder of
  • Eva Ventura (Architect and Experience Designer at studio ventura and event organizer FOEF queer party)
  • Freek Broekman (COC)
  • Joaquin Valdes (co-designer of Club Raum)

We want your input! We would like your input for the discussion. What does your ideal Queer Space look like? And do you have a favorite in Amsterdam? Let us know via the form!

When and How?

Date: Thursday 2 May 2024
Time: doors open from 6 pm
Short panel discussion: 7 pm – 7.30 pm
RSVP: No registration required
Location: Arcam, Prins Hendrikkade 600
Language Panel Discussion: English

Accessibility: Arcam is wheelchair accessible. All floors can be reached via the elevator and there is a modified toilet on the ground floor. If you need extra support (such as a sign language interpreter) to attend this event, please call or email Arcam at 020 620 48 78 or

Barcam is organised by Katja de Winter (Ponec De Winter), Surya Steijlen (LEVS architecten), Sanne Oehlers (Mecanoo), Wilco van Oosten and Robin Beers (INBO), Valentijn Kaal (AM), Judith Tillie (Woonzorg Nederland), Jaap van den Hoogen and Juliette Zegers (de Architekten Cie.), Ammar Alhoushi (Ammodo), Mimi Oldenhave (Communications and Spatial Proffesional) and and Sjaan van der Tol (Arcam).

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