Is the ideal city a building kit? Nothing is as uncertain as the future. New technologies rapidly follow each other and changes in the climate ask for constant adjustments to heat and heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, we wonder whether we will drive hydrogen-fuelled vehicles or vehicles powered by formic acid. How do we organize a city that is workable and ready for the future, if we are also faced with this uncertainty? Ward Rauws takes on this question in a video lecture (in Dutch) for the Universiteit van Nederland.
Through the Universiteit van Nederland, inspiring academics share interesting and new insights from their fields of research by means of short lectures. They bring science to life for a young and wide-ranging public by answering provocative questions in various formats. From dark matter to animals’ experiences of love: just about everything is covered.
Deserted city centres, drained of all life by COVID-19 and lockdowns. Urban geographer Martin Boisen wrote a blog post about it in the middle of the second wave of the pandemic. A tragic, even melancholy image, that he believes should give us...
On Monday 20 June, both theses that were defended at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences were assessed cum laude. A unique event for the faculty; cum laude twice in one day has never happened before.
The prize is awarded annually to a member of the RSAI who has made long and outstanding contributions to the organization of Regional Science and to the development and management of RSAI at the International and/or Supra-Regional.
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