SAAM means ‘together’ in Afrikaans

stad means ‘city’ in Dutch

SAAM stad is a multidisciplinary team working at the intersection of innovation, society, economy, and sustainability. Driven by the goal of shaping cities together, we collaborate with communities, governments, businesses and institutions to develop roadmaps addressing today’s wicked urban challenges

We strengthen innovation processes and resources today, so they can build a better tomorrow. By supporting projects in creating societal value throughout the process of innovation, SAAM stad supports the transition from disruptive to constructive approaches.

The fusion of our expertise in architecture, communications and research combined with shared knowledge in urban management and development stimulates SAAM stad's holistic approach towards today’s most pressing urban challenges.