Results for tag:spatial planning
|Date:||19 July 2018|
50 years ago, on the 2nd of July 1968, prof. G.J. van den Berg was appointed at the RU Groningen to lecture ‘Planning & Demography’. Van den Berg's immediate interest was Spatial Planning. His appointment marks the beginning of fifty years of development,...
|Date:||28 May 2018|
|Author:||Brandt de Vries|
Public spatial planning lecture by Hans Mommaas, general director of the PBL. Exploring possible futures, about the promising role of planning and design in times of transition - 18th of May 2018
|Date:||18 April 2018|
The 12th Young Academics Conference of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) was successfully hosted at the University of Groningen from the 26th-29th March 2018. The international conference is one of the largest gathering of young...
|Date:||09 March 2018|
The reality effects of policy and planning
Despite attempts by policy makers and planners, there is always a discrepancy between what is laid out on paper and what is translated into reality. While the unrealistic expectations of this technical rational...
|Date:||12 December 2017|
|Author:||Steven Forrest and Elen-Maarja Trell|
Dr Elen-Maarja Trell and Steven Forrest travelled to Tallinn University (Estonia) to deliver a two day course on resilience. The course was an ‘Introduction to Resilience in Spatial Planning’ and involved approximately 40 students from Tallinn University’s...
|Date:||28 November 2017|
Last Wednesday (November 22, 2017), the Symposium ‘Sustainable Networks’ (in Dutch: Duurzame Netwerken) was organised by the Department of Spatial Planning & Environment to celebrate the 10 year collaboration between the department and the Rijkswaterstaat
|Date:||27 November 2017|
Municipalities that strive for sustainability simultaneously plan highly mono-functional areas that create a high degree of car dependency. In a church (Doopsgezinde Kerk) filled to the brim with students and staff of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences,...
|Date:||24 November 2017|
This inspiring event was organized in ‘Holwerd at sea’ by the Knowledge Network Northern Space and the national knowledge institute cultural education and amateur art. More than 140 people attended the event.
|Date:||17 November 2017|
Especially in countries that have carried-out (neo-)liberal housing policies in the last decades, housing wealth inequality has increased. This is a rather shocking conclusion, since wealth accumulation is one of the main policy objective of homeownership...
|Date:||16 October 2017|
|Author:||Claudia Yamu, Alenka Poplin, Oswald Devisch and Gert de Roo|
The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications explores the merging relationship between physical and virtual spaces in planning and urban design. Technological advances such as smart sensors, interactive...