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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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Dominic Stead nominated to editorial board of 'European Planning Studies'

Dominic Stead nominated to editorial board of ‘European Planning Studies’

  In recognition of his scholarship and expertise in planning studies, Dominic Stead (associate professor of urban and regional planning) has been nominated as a new member of the editorial board of the journal European Planning Studies. The journal is a well-respected and firmly-established planning journal published by Taylor and Francis in cooperation with the...
Methodology for Urbanism: Best Essays 2010-2012

Methodology for Urbanism: Best Essays 2010-2012

  Fresh from the oven: the collection of best essays for the course ‘Methodology for Urbanism’ Ar2U090, where we discuss academic research in urban design and planning. Click below to read the document in ISSUU. Methodology for Urbanism: Best Essays 2010-2012. Please follow and like us:
Save the date for SCUPAD 2013

Save the date for SCUPAD 2013

The Salzburg Congress on Urban Planning and Development (SCUPAD) will take place between 9 and 12 May 2013 in the Schloss Leopoldskroon in Salzburg, Austria. The theme of the congress will be “Diverse Tools” for Planning: a reference both to the variety and the novelty of planning tools emerging in the last twenty years. The...
Keynote presentation in Taipei

Keynote presentation in Taipei

Vincent Nadin gave the keynote presentation to the International Symposium of Urban Planning (ISUP) at the National Chengchi University in Taipei, Taiwan. The symposium brings together researchers on urban planning from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam and many other east Asian countries. Vincent made a presentation on the dominant models and trends in strategic planning...
List of Geography, Spatial Planning and Environmental Science Journals

List of Geography, Spatial Planning and Environmental Science Journals

  Australian Planner Built Environment Children, Youth and Environments Cities: The International Journal of Urban Policy and Planning City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action City and Community Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance Community Development Disasters DISP Environment and Planning Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design Environment and Planning D: Society and...
Spatial Planning TU Delft has a new member

Spatial Planning TU Delft has a new member

The Spatial Planning and Strategy group  is very pleased to welcome a new postdoctoral researcher, Dr Dorina Pojani. Dorina has recently started work on a research project funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Dorina is working with Dominic Stead and Verena Balz on research that focuses on processes of using, representing and...
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...
New book on creative knowledge cities  with contributions by Ana Maria Fernandez-Maldonado and Roberto Rocco

New book on creative knowledge cities with contributions by Ana Maria Fernandez-Maldonado and Roberto Rocco

Creative Knowledge Cities: Myths, Visions and Realities, edited by  Marina van Geenhuizen and Peter Nijkamp     A new book on aspects of the creative city with contributions by Ana Maria Fernandez-Maldonado and Roberto Rocco has been launched. “This book adopts a holistic, integrated and pragmatic approach to exploring the myths, concepts, policies, key conditions and tools...
New publication on knowledge-based development

New publication on knowledge-based development

Edward Elgar has a recently published a book edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Kostas Metaxiotis, Francisco Carrillo entitled Building Prosperous Knowledge Cities. Policies, Plans and Metrics.  The book provides a thorough understanding of the transformations and the key issues in building prosperous knowledge cities by focusing particularly on the policy making, planning process and performance assessment aspects. The contributors...
The 10 Essential Books for Spatial Planning Students

The 10 Essential Books for Spatial Planning Students

We have put together a list of 10 essential books for spatial planning students. Our choice is based on ideas put forward by staff of the Chair Spatial Planning and Strategy, compiled by Ana Maria Fernandez-Maldonado in 2010. We made some bold choices, especially concerning the books we’ve left out. The idea is to get your...
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:

An Urban Geography of Globalisation PART 2

Check out this SlideShare Presentation: An Urban Geography of Globalisation PART 2 View more presentations from Roberto Rocco. Please follow and like us:

Introduction on Strategic Planning

This is a quite long presentation on strategic planning. It is composed by two main parts: recent shifts in the understanding of urban planning and design + basic elements of strategic planning. This presentation can be seen without a presenter (hence the text). Introduction on Strategic Planning View more presentations from Roberto Rocco. Please follow...

Photo album for Randstad 2040

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