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Spatial planning and strategy is a chair in the Department of Urbanism of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the Delft University of Technology. We are concerned with knowledge about the formulation, implementation and evaluation of strategic and urban planning tools - visions, strategies, plans and programmes.

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Online Course 'Rethink the City: New approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges'

Online Course ‘Rethink the City: New approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges’

Course ‘Rethink the City: New approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges’ is online! How do you plan future cities? Explore alternative theories and innovative solutions for urban challenges in the global south. Enrol HERE. The Chair of Spatial Planning coordinated one of the main sections of this course, namely, the Spatial Justice component. About this...
TU Delft top of URAP urban planning rankings

TU Delft top of URAP urban planning rankings

TU Delft top of Urban Planning rankings The first international ranking in the topic of  ‘urban planning’ places TU Delft in first place. The University Ranking of Academic Performance prepared by METU is based on quality and quantity of scholarly publications and applies to the whole university. Therefore all publications in qualifying journals by TU Delft...
CALL FOR IDEAS! Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Jane Jacobs

CALL FOR IDEAS! Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Jane Jacobs

CALL FOR IDEAS! Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Jane Jacobs Dear All, In 2016, we want to celebrate the 100th birthday of one of the most important urban thinkers of our time, someone who has influenced generations of designers and planners: the great Jane Jacobs. I want to organise a one-day colloquium on Jane Jacob’s...
We are sad to announce the passing of Paul Drewe and Hein de Haan

We are sad to announce the passing of Paul Drewe and Hein de Haan

It is with deep sadness that we announce the loss of three former members of the department of Urbanism who have passed away this week: Ina Klaasen (2 Aug) Paul Drewe (6 Aug) and Hein de Haan (6 Aug). The Department of Urbanism are in mourning for their loss. Ina, Paul and Hein had long...
1000 abstracts for the Spatial Planning Congress

1000 abstracts for the Spatial Planning Congress

Organisers and track chairs for the joint TU Delft-Utrecht University Congress for the Association of European Schools of Planning have sifted through 1000 abstracts from academics around the world hopeful of securing a place in the programme for 9-12 July 2014. The congress attracted 896 abstracts for papers and 18 for roundtable sessions, whilst the...
China-EU Forum on Urbanisation

China-EU Forum on Urbanisation

China needs ‘a new type of urbanisation’ and ‘deeper exchange with Europe on urban planning, urban design and sustainable transport’ said Premier Li Keqiang at the China-EU Forum on Urbanisation held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in November. Vincent Nadin, Lily Li and others attended the Forum on behalf of the...
PLEEC project meeting takes place in Stoke-on-Trent, UK

PLEEC project meeting takes place in Stoke-on-Trent, UK

A general meeting for the Planning for Energy Efficient Cities (PLEEC) took place in November at the British city of Stoke-on-Trent. The section of Spatial Planning and Strategy is involved in several Work Packages in the PLEEC project. The meeting was attended by Evert Meijers (OTB) and Roberto Rocco (SPS), representing TU Delft. PLEEC is funded...
Joint Utrecht - TU Delft bid wins AESOP 2014 Congress

Joint Utrecht – TU Delft bid wins AESOP 2014 Congress

At its May meeting in Oslo the AESOP Council of Representatives chose the joint bid from the University of Utrecht and TU Delft to host the Annual Congress of AESOP in July 2014. See http://www.aesop2014.eu The proposal presented by Professors Luuk Boelens and Vincent Nadin offered the combined strengths of the two institutions – a...
500+ people have joined our LinkeIN group so far. You can also join!

500+ people have joined our LinkeIN group so far. You can also join!

Click here for our LinkedIN Group. Our LinkedIN Group has 500+ people as of October 2012. Join us for updates and announcements. Please follow and like us:

Why Internationalise? An article on the internationalisation of the university

Why Internationalise? A text on the internationalisation of the university (click to download) Open publication – Free publishing – More governance Please follow and like us:
Governance Lectures: Property X Justice

Governance Lectures: Property X Justice

Governance Lecture Series 1: Governance for Urbanism View more presentations from Roberto Rocco Please follow and like us:
The Chair Spatial Planning and Strategy is located at TU Delft

The Chair Spatial Planning and Strategy is located at TU Delft

The Chair of Spatial Planning and Strategy is led by Professor Vincent Nadin and is located in the Department of Urbanism, Faculty of Architecture of the Delft University of Technology. We are particularly interested in how intervention through spatial planning can meet the challenge of territorial management in the context of the growing complexity of networked...
Urbanism Department Trip to London 2011: link to photos

Urbanism Department Trip to London 2011: link to photos

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House Style Tool Box

Various Guide from TU Delft than can be applied to maintain consistency. (material is retrieved from http://cms2.tudelft.nl/live/pagina.jsp?id=305976e8-bfa9-495d-81bd-fee8ad038945&lang=en) The basic rules for the TU Delft house style 1. The TU Delft logo – Preferred logo: the logo with the descriptor ‘Delft University of Technology?. – The logo should in no way be adapted, copied or altered...

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