Paul HoekmanMetabolism of Cities
|Metabolism of Cities|
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|Cape Town, South Africa|
|Member since||Apr 10, 2013|
AboutWeb developer turned industrial ecology researcher. Focus on urban metabolism, and combining Industrial Ecology with IT tools.
DetailsPaul Hoekman is involved in a variety of different projects revolving around industrial ecology – with a focus on urban metabolism – as well as web development. Paul is Co-founder and Programming Task Force Leader at Metabolism of Cities. He has helped this initiative grow from a side project into an open source platform run by a global network of collaborators who organize events, develop tools, and share knowledge around urban metabolism. Paul is also the Executive Director of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, and he teaches web development through The Penguin Collective.
Paul has done consultancy work for the United Nations Environment Program and the Inter-American Development Bank. He holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Science from the University of Cape Town. Paul grew up in The Netherlands but spent his adult life in Nicaragua and South Africa.