Dutch cities - An ode to the Dutch Cities (and their areal codes)
MUSIC ABOUT URBAN PLANNING
Building Beauty - How about beauty in Architecture?...
Concrete and steel - We're building...
Dutch cities CD single
Alan Lauris performs these songs Live with Video-projections! It's also possible to write and perform custom songs, or to have just the video played. Contact to ask for possibilities. Earlier clients including:
Alan Lauris is a composer, artist/producer, pianist AND Urban Planner. Besides all kinds of other music, he started to write music about urban planning a couple of years ago. Accompanied by videoprojections, he also performs them Live on conferences!
'Dutch Cities' is on the album 'Connect Me' and on the CD single 'Dutch cities (see below)
Not too big - A sketch of spatial planning in The Netherlands
Manifest2040 - The main topics in Dutch planning towards 2040
Quote from the report of the METREX conference:
"Upon returning from lunch, Fred Schoorl announced a ‘musical intermezzo’ by Utrechtbased
songwriter/producer and planner Alan Lauris, proving – in the words of Mr Schoorl
– “that planning & music can go together”. Mr Lauris’ performance, described as a
‘musical metropolitan journey’, consisted of a number of song, which were informative as
well as entertaining, giving delegates an introduction to the thirty ‘Dutch Cities’, explaining
how ‘The country is the metropolis’, and finally how the Dutch like everything to be ‘Not
This musical interlude was received with rapturous applause, following which Mr Schoorl
introduced the last guest speaker, Mr Robin Thompson, of University College London,
Planning Advisor to the Mayor of London."