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Paul Hoekman
Paul Hoekman
  • Signed up 2 years, 8 months ago
  • Last seen 2 days, 16 hours ago

Paul 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.

Completed tasks

Date Task Project Points
Jul 14, 2020 Data visualisation uploaded to the library
Overview of cadmium flows (kg) from NiCd use in Cape Town in 2005
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 2
Jul 08, 2020 Add chat and tasks for the Design Portal page
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Jul 02, 2020 Add a colour to the status of tasks
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Jul 02, 2020 Fix Twitter link in user profiles
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Jun 01, 2019 Dataset added to the data inventory
Freight data: Imports
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jun 01, 2019 Dataset added to the data inventory
Freight data: Import Throughput
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 02, 2020 Change "none" to "MoC bot" in the work update section
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Jul 03, 2020 Make available intro/outro videos
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Metabolism of Cities 10
Jul 05, 2019 Dataset added to the data inventory
Construction waste permit volumes
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 05, 2019 Dataset added to the data inventory
Construction waste permit volumes
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 05, 2019 Dataset added to the data inventory
Waste by type
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Oct 09, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Wastewater effluent
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Oct 10, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Freight data: Imports
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Oct 10, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Emissions to air
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jun 09, 2020 Set up page to add new publication
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Metabolism of Cities Library 5
Oct 10, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
City-wide water consumption
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Oct 16, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Biomass imports
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Oct 16, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Biomass exports
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 06, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Emergency shelters made from paper
The Untraceable City 4
Oct 16, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Domestic extraction biomass
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 01, 2020 Embed the auto-bot as creator of tasks
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Jul 01, 2020 Implement point system in sprints
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Jun 23, 2020 On a child page of a work piece, make URL field visible in front-end
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Jun 30, 2020 Enable attachment functionality for screenshots and docs etc. for a task or forum item
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Jul 01, 2020 Redirect to original page after a user signs up
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Jun 22, 2020 Upload shapefile
District Municipalities
Stocks and Flows Data Hub 6
Jun 22, 2020 Upload shapefile
Local municipalities
Stocks and Flows Data Hub 6
Jun 09, 2020 Integrate news in the library
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Metabolism of Cities Library 5
Jun 24, 2020 Add section for data contributors within a city portal
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Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 5
Jul 15, 2020 Image uploaded to the library
Placeholder image
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Jul 10, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Data Contribution: Upload MFA Data
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Jan 21, 2019 Dataset added to the data inventory
Population by sex - mid-year estimate
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 06, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Why we should build wooden skyscrapers
The Untraceable City 4
Dec 16, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Builders rubble entering disposal facilities
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Nov 27, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Animals present on urban farms
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Nov 27, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
WWTP Houtrust Effluent
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Nov 27, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Water consumption
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Dec 16, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Garden greens entering disposal facilities
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Dec 09, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Fish catch
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Dec 09, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Mineral extraction
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Dec 16, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
General waste entering disposal facilities
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Dec 16, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Hazardous waste entering disposal facilities
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jan 21, 2019 Dataset added to the data inventory
Population by age - mid-year estimate
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jan 21, 2019 Dataset added to the data inventory
Total population - mid-year estimate
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jan 21, 2019 Dataset added to the data inventory
Total population projections
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Aug 05, 2020 Process shapefile
Administrative boundaries of Brussels Capital Region
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Jul 14, 2020 Reclassify datasets for Cape Town
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Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 14, 2020 Reclassify datasets for Rennes
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Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 14, 2020 Reclassify datasets for Singapore
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Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 14, 2020 Reclassify datasets for Waterloo
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Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 14, 2020 Reclassify datasets for The Hague
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Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 13, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Data Contribution: Data Harvesting
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 12, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Biophysical Characteristics: Soil
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 07, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Working with Shapefiles
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 12, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Biophysical Characteristics: Trees
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 12, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Biophysical Characteristics: Biodiversity
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 07, 2020 Image uploaded to the library
Sectoral shares, Cape Town Gross Value Added (GVA) versus National GVA, 2018
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 4
Aug 12, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Biophysical Characteristics: Bodies of water
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 07, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Finding population data
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 07, 2020 Report uploaded to the library
Regional Development Profile City of Cape Town
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 4
Aug 11, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Metabolism of Cities - Youtube Outro
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 05, 2020 Process shapefile
Melbourne's Building outlines 2015
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Aug 05, 2020 Process shapefile
Administrative boundaries for Brussels Capital Regional municipalities
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Aug 03, 2020 Adding publications: Make search field case insensitive
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Metabolism of Cities Library 5
Aug 07, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Introduction to the data uploading process
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 07, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
City boundaries
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 07, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Finding and uploading economic information
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 07, 2020 Report uploaded to the library
Economic Performance Indicators for Cape Town - Quarter 2, 2019
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 4
Aug 05, 2020 Process shapefile
Spatial boundaries of Brussels Capital Region's neighbourhoods
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Aug 07, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Finding policy documents
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 05, 2020 Process shapefile
Building footprints for Brussels Capital Region
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Aug 11, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Metabolism of Cities - Youtube Intro
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 13, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Módulo 1: Desafíos ambientales globales
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 13, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
¿Qué es el metabolismo urbano?
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 13, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Contabilidad medioambiental urbana
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 13, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Ejercicio - Escribe un perfil de tu ciudad
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 14, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infrastructure: Instructions
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 14, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Biophysical Characteristics: Rainfall and temperatures
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 17, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Introducción al proceso de subir datos
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 17, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Trabajar con Shapefiles (archivos geospaciales)
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 17, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Encontrar y subir los límites de la ciudad
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 19, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Biophysical Characteristics: Mineral Deposits
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 19, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Contexto: Información económica
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 19, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Contexto: Datos de población
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 19, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Contexto: Políticas y reglamentos
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 19, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infrastructure: Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 19, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infrastructure: Electricity
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Jul 02, 2020 Enable clicking on user profiles in the forum
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Aug 20, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Características biofísicas - Suelo
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 20, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Características Biofísicas: Lluvia y temperatura
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 20, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Características Biofísicas: Biodiversidad
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 21, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infrastructure: general overview
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 21, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Manejo de fotos
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 21, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Photo management
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 21, 2020 Allow city dashboard main photo uploading
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Aug 21, 2020 Show our non-website projects
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Aug 20, 2020 Create the homepage for the Education Hub
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Metabolism of Cities Education Hub 10
Aug 23, 2020 Set up the new data hub homepage
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Aug 23, 2020 Improve community hub
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Aug 24, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Características Biofísicas: Cuerpos de Agua
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 24, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Características Biofísicas: Árboles
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 24, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Características Biofísicas: Depósitos de minerales
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 26, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Stocks and Flows: Introduction
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 26, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Stocks and Flows: Extraction
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 26, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Production Flows: Manufacturing
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 26, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Flows: Consumption
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 27, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infraestructura: Introducción
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 27, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infraestructura: Coordenadas GPS
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 27, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infraestructura: Sector primario
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 27, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infraestructura: Electricidad
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 28, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infraestructura: Agua
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 28, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infrastructure: Water
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Oct 08, 2018 Dataset added to the data inventory
Agricultural production
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Jul 01, 2020 Associate tasks with sprints
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Jul 01, 2020 Expand the events section - create "Add Event" Button
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Metabolism of Cities Community Hub 5
Jun 30, 2020 Make page for public front-end for adding a publication
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Metabolism of Cities 5
Aug 03, 2020 For journals: Make website field visible in back-end and fix tagging
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Metabolism of Cities Library 5
Jul 06, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
The warmth and wisdom of mud buildings
The Untraceable City 4
Aug 31, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infraestructura: Transporte
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 01, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infraestructura: Desechos
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 01, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Infraestructura: Industria manufacturera
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 01, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Material Stock
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 01, 2020 Image uploaded to the library
Jamaican beach
Metabolism of Islands 4
Sep 01, 2020 Image uploaded to the library
St. George's, Grenada
Metabolism of Islands 4
Sep 01, 2020 Image uploaded to the library
Handelskade, Willemstad, Curacao
Metabolism of Islands 4
Sep 02, 2020 Report uploaded to the library
Pre-Feasibility report for the importation of natural gas into the Western Cape with specific focus on the Saldanha Bay-Cape Town corridor
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 4
Sep 02, 2020 Image uploaded to the library
Energy used by individual companies in Cape Town and surroundings
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 4
Sep 02, 2020 Report uploaded to the library
Environmental Screening and Safety Study for the proposed LNG terminal at Saldanha and associated pipeline infrastructures to Atlantis and Cape Town
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 4
Sep 02, 2020 Image uploaded to the library
Proposed pipeline routing from Saldanha to Cape Town, Paarl, Wellington and Stellenbosch regions
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 4
Sep 02, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Imports and Exports
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 02, 2020 Shapefile uploaded to the library
Global-scale mining polygons (Version 1)
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Sep 02, 2020 Dataset added to the data inventory
Spatially-Disaggregated Crop Production Statistics Data in Africa South of the Saharan for 2017
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Sep 02, 2020 Dataset added to the data inventory
Global Spatially-Disaggregated Crop Production Statistics Data for 2010 Version 2.0
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Sep 02, 2020 Map uploaded to the library
Global Croplands: Global Food Security Analysis-Support Data at 30 Meters (GFSAD30) Project
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 4
Jun 24, 2020 Filter Datasets by sector, year, etc
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Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 2
Sep 03, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Flujos y stocks: Introducción
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 03, 2020 Image uploaded to the library
Skyline of Melbourne, seen from the ocean
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 4
Sep 04, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Flujos: Extracción
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 04, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Flujos: Consumo
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 04, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Flujos: Producción Industrial
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 10, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Stocks
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 11, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Flujos: Importaciones y Exportaciones
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 11, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Flows: Waste and Emissions
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 14, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Flujos: Emisiones
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 14, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Flujos: Desechos
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 16, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Actores
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 17, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Artículo basado en datos
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 17, 2020 Image uploaded to the library
Metrobus BRT en Ciudad de México
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 4
Sep 17, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Escribir artículos
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 18, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Context: Actors
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 18, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Data articles
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 18, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Using Markdown
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Sep 18, 2020 Video Recording uploaded to the library
Writing a data article
Metabolism of Cities Multimedia Library 4
Aug 05, 2020 Process shapefile
Postcodes of Melbourne
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Aug 19, 2020 Process shapefile
Límites de Antioquia
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Aug 05, 2020 Process shapefile
Municipal boundary of Melbourne
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Aug 06, 2020 Process shapefile
Blocks for Census of Land Use and Employment (CLUE) with business, employment and floor area counts
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Aug 05, 2020 Process shapefile
Spatial boundaries for Brussels Capital Region's statistical sectors
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Oct 05, 2020 Shapefile uploaded to the library
Countries in the world
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Oct 05, 2020 Process shapefile
Countries in the world
Metabolism of Cities Data Hub 6
Oct 16, 2020 Fix that single publication pages can be opened again
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Metabolism of Cities Library 5
Total 639

Ongoing work

Task Project Status
Create Authors page Metabolism of Cities Library Open
Create Communications Portal - New task type Metabolism of Cities Open
Implement chat functionality Metabolism of Cities In Progress
Speed up case studies page Metabolism of Cities Library In Progress
Pending items before going live Metabolism of Cities In Progress
Add new events to community hub Metabolism of Cities Community Hub In Progress
Add option to edit clusters PlatformU Open
Process shapefile Metabolism of Cities Data Hub In Progress
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