dr. W.S. (Ward) Rauws

Assistant Professor Spatial Planning

dr. W.S. (Ward) Rauws
w.s.rauws rug.nl


  1. Embracing Uncertainty Without Abandoning Planning: Exploring an Adaptive Planning Approach for Guiding Urban Transformations

    Rauws, W., Apr-2017, In : DISP. 53, 1, p. 32-45 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  2. Adaptive planning: Generating conditions for urban adaptability.Lessons from Dutch organic development strategies

    Rauws, W. & de Roo, G., 1-Nov-2016, In : Environment and planning b-Planning & design. 43, 6, p. 1052-1074 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  3. Civic initiatives in urban development: self-governance versus self-organisation in planning practice

    Rauws, W., 24-May-2016, In : Town Planning Review. 87, 3, p. 339-361

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  4. How to make development plans suitable for volatile contexts

    Rauws, W. S., Cook, M. & van Dijk, T., 2014, In : Planning, Practice & Research. 29, 2, p. 133-151 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

  5. Dealing with tensions: the expertise of boundary spanners in facilitating community initiatives

    Rauws, W. & de Jong, M., 2019, Planning and Knowledge: How New Forms of Technocracy are Shaping Contemporary Cities. Raco, M. & Savini, F. (eds.). The Policy Press, p. 33-46

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

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Press / Media
  1. Radioshow on Age-friendly neighbourhoods

    Ward Rauws


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement ActivitiesPopular

  2. Vlog on effects studentification in the city of Groningen

    Ward Rauws


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert CommentPopular

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  1. Civic initiatives and the self-organizing city

    Ward Rauws (Speaker)


    Activity: Talk or presentationProfessional

  2. Final workshop Adaptive Planning - Ministry Interior Affairs - The Netherlands

    Ward Rauws (Organiser) & Christian Zuidema (Invited speaker)


    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising an eventProfessional

  3. Annual Conference of the AESOP Thematic Group on Planning and Complecity: Emerging Patterns in the Built Environment: Analytical Tools & Responsive Governance

    Ward Rauws (Organiser) & Nurit Alfasi (Organiser)


    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising an eventAcademic

  4. Politecnico di Milano - Datsu

    Ward Rauws (Visiting researcher)


    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institutionAcademic

  5. Lecturer of the Year Election 2015

    Ward Rauws (Invited speaker)


    Activity: Talk or presentationProfessional

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  1. Lecturer of the Year 2015, Faculty of Spatial Sciences

    Rauws, Ward (Recipient), 25-Jun-2015

    Prize: Other distinctionAcademic

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