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Habermas comments.

Habermas comments.

Since Jürgen Habermas is an often quoted author in planning literature (argumentative, collaborative, communicative planning) and since many readers of this blog share an interest in European integration: take note of his recent remarks on negotiations with Greece, published in the Süddeutsche Zeitung on 22 June,  at this link.  The article is in German but has...
Urbanism students present in Taiwan

Urbanism students present in Taiwan

Presentations of Urbanism studio work by Wenchi Yang and Sebastiaan Huls made a big impact at the iCities conference at the National Cheng Kong University, Tainan, Taiwan in May. Their presentations on studio work from the IJssel-Vecht-Delta / Zwolle region and Sāo Paulo, Brazil raised by far the most questions and comments from the audience....
Comparing Apples and Oranges: international comparative planning

Comparing Apples and Oranges: international comparative planning

    Interest in international comparisons of the performance and planning of cities and regions has never been higher, though much international comparison raises as many questions as it answers. Are we comparing apples and oranges? Stuttgart and Dortmund Universities organised a colloquium under this banner, asking how we do we manage the great challenges...
Brenda Hunt, Area manager of the Eastern Docklands of Amsterdam, at the SPS Seminar Series

Brenda Hunt, Area manager of the Eastern Docklands of Amsterdam, at the SPS Seminar Series

Brenda Hunt is Area manager (Gebiedsmanager) for the Oostelijk Havengebied and the Science Park of Amsterdam (District  Oost). Brenda, together with colleague Peter Groenendaal, joined the SPS Seminar on February 20 2014 to talk about the activity of area manager, as conceived by the municipality of Amsterdam. As area manager, Brenda is  responsible for the areas...
500 members at SPS LindekIN Group!

500 members at SPS LindekIN Group!

Carolina Lima, a PhD Candidate from the Bauhaus University at Weimar (Germany) was the 500th person to join the LinkedIN group of Spatial Planning and Strategy. This is a great reason for celebration. As a THANK YOU present, we will send Carolina the book THE DUTCH METROPOLIS by professor Maurits de Hoog, a beautiful book...
Meeting our Taiwanese Alumni in Taipei!

Meeting our Taiwanese Alumni in Taipei!

Keats Lin, one of our Taiwanese Doctoral candidates, has organized a meeting between Vincent Nadin and Roberto Rocco and four Taiwanese SPS Alumni. These are Meiyen Chen, Shih-Hao Tseng (Tony), Shing Rong Wu (Sylvain) and YiChung Huang. The meeting happened in a restaurant operating in a historic Japanese house in Taipei. (Photos are available HERE)....
New Spatial Planning Chair Staff Poster for 2013

New Spatial Planning Chair Staff Poster for 2013

Here you can see the new staff poster for the Chair Spatial Planning and Strategy for the year 2013. All our staff is portrayed here, including our PhD candidates and visiting scholars. Please follow and like us:
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...
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...
TOD strategies for Tirana, Albania. By Dorina Pojani.

TOD strategies for Tirana, Albania. By Dorina Pojani.

During the second SP&S seminar in this period, Dorina Pojani presented parts of her PhD research which she has carried out at the Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania, and the University of California, Los Angeles. In her research she examined potentialities for urban transport planning in the city of Tirana. She demonstrated that large parts...
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...
New round of SP&S seminars

New round of SP&S seminars

The SP&S seminars start again on Thursday, the 6th of September. The formula remains. Researchers at and around our chair will present and discuss their work. We have planned seminars on Thursdays, once or twice a month. The location will always be BK, 01-west-290. Please see the attached file for the overall program. Please also...
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...
Iranians can’t prolong staying permits.

Iranians can’t prolong staying permits.

The Dutch government has yesterday announced its interpretation of the EU regulations on the sanctions of Iran. Stating that these are still undefined, the parliament has decided to give and prolong, for the time being, no staying permits for work and research of any kind, carried out by Iranians in The Netherlands. We would like...
Join our Facebook group! 2400+ people have done so!

Join our Facebook group! 2400+ people have done so!

2400+ people have joined our group on Facebook since its creation. That is the space we use to comment on current events, to discuss books and papers and to share the social life of the chair.Go to our Facebook group page by clicking HERE!   Please follow and like us:
Justina Muliuolyte and Tadas Jonauskis, former students of Complex Cities, win EUROPAN11 Architectural Competition

Justina Muliuolyte and Tadas Jonauskis, former students of Complex Cities, win EUROPAN11 Architectural Competition

Justina Muliuolyte, Tadas Jonauskis and Lukas Rekevicius won the EUROPAN11 architectural competition MULTITALENTED CITY – design proposal for Reims in France.   TU Delft spatial planning students win prestigious Europan award with proposals to transform a university campus into a self-sufficient Multitalented City. Europan is a biennial competition for young architects under 40 years old organized by the...
Complex Cities student Hanne van den Berg selected as ‘Best TU Delft graduate'

Complex Cities student Hanne van den Berg selected as ‘Best TU Delft graduate’

This is a transcription of the article published by the BK-City News on 10.11.2011. For the original article, please visit here. Hanne van den Berg selected as ‘Best TU Delft graduate’ 10 November 2011 by M&C Architecture student Hanne van den Berg (MSc, Urbanism) has been selected for the UfD-Mecanoo ‘Best TU Delft Graduate’ prize for...

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:
Graduation Poster Complex Cities 2011

Graduation Poster Complex Cities 2011

Open publication – Free publishing – More 2011 Please follow and like us:

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