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Seminar and Book Presentation: "Starchitecture: Scenes, Actors and Spectacles in Contemporary Cities" by Davide Ponzini

Seminar and Book Presentation: “Starchitecture: Scenes, Actors and Spectacles in Contemporary Cities” by Davide Ponzini

Dear colleagues You are kindly invited to attend a seminar and book presentation jointly organized by OTB and SPS. Title: Starchitecture: Scenes, Actors and Spectacles in Contemporary Cities When: Wednesday 22 March, 12.00-13.30 Where: BK, Room R, Julianalaan 134 Who: Davide Ponzini, Politecnico di Milano   Davide Ponzini is Associate Professor at Politecnico di Milano. His new book...
Visit by professors from  University of Pristina

Visit by professors from University of Pristina

On November 8, Professor Ilir Gjinolli from the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture of the University of Pristina in Kosovo has visited the Department of Urbanism with two colleagues from the same university and Professor Carley Pennink, Head of International Projects and Advisory Services at Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) of...
UCL Planning students on a visit to Bouwkunde

UCL Planning students on a visit to Bouwkunde

A group of students and staff from the Bartlett School of Planning (UCL) led by Ben Clifford (course director)  visited the section of Spatial Planning of the TU Delft on FEB 16, 2016. The group composed by 30 students and 3 staff members was introduced to the Department of Urbanism and had lectures on the Spatial Structure of the Randstad (by...
Michael Hebbert (BARTLETT UCL) at TU Delft: CROSSRAIL, the tunnel join London East and West

Michael Hebbert (BARTLETT UCL) at TU Delft: CROSSRAIL, the tunnel join London East and West

TUDelft Spatial Planning & Strategy Seminar January 28th 12.30-1.30 Bouwkunde, Julianalaan 134, Delft, ROOM 01 WEST 060 Professor Michael Hebbert (Professor of Town Planning, Bartlett UCL, Editor Planning Perspectives) Crossrail – the tunnel joining London East and West   London Crossrail, scheduled for completion in 2018, is currently Europe’s largest construction project. In scale and...
Yu Ye gives a talk at the SPS Seminar Series

Yu Ye gives a talk at the SPS Seminar Series

Yu Ye, SPS alumnus and now PhD candidate at the University of Hong Kong, gives a talk at the SPS Seminar Series Yu Ye  talked about “Form syntax’ as an approach to understand urban form quantitatively and promote high degree of urbanity in urban design ”, on issues being studied in his doctoral  research. You will find...
Roberto Rocco completes fellowship at the University of Copenhagen

Roberto Rocco completes fellowship at the University of Copenhagen

Roberto Rocco, assistant professor at Spatial Planning and Strategy, has spent 3 weeks as fellow researcher at the Department of Resource Management, Landscape Architecture and Planning of the University of Copenhagen led by Professor Gertrud Jørgensen. The fellowship was made possible through an internal grant from the University of Copenhagen and aimed at improving links between...
SCUPAD preparatory meeting takes place at BK

SCUPAD preparatory meeting takes place at BK

The preparatory meeting of the Salzburg Congress on Urban Planning and Development (SCUPAD) took place in Delft between 26 and 28 of September 2013. SCUPAD is an independent, non-profit, international network organization of planners and development specialists, which was founded by the fellows of the Salzburg Global Seminar’s Planning session in 1965. As an alumni organization of...
Sebastião M.F. Bhatt, from the University of Lisbon, starts his collaboration with the Chair Spatial Planning and Strategy

Sebastião M.F. Bhatt, from the University of Lisbon, starts his collaboration with the Chair Spatial Planning and Strategy

Sebastião M.F. Bhatt is a PhD candidate in I.C.S.-University of Lisbon, and guest researcher at TU Delft. His research project entitled “Urban Governance under conditions of Globalization: Governance of large and medium-sized Urban Projects in the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon” is supervised by João Seixas (ICS-UL) and Roberto Rocco (TU Delft). Sebastião’s doctoral research is...

Reza Shirazi and the Tehran-Karaj Urban Region. 24 November 12h45 at TU Delft

Reza Shirazi (Department of Urban and Regional Planning,  Technical University of Berlin ) is visiting the Chair Spatial Planning and Strategy for a short time since last month. He is studying urban poly-centricity in Middle Eastern and North African cities. Next Thursday on 24 November (Thursday), he will  present his current research: Tehran-Karaj Urban Region and the Question of Polycentricity;...

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