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The blog of the Young Academics of the Association of the European Schools of Planning

Swarming Landscape – the art of designing for climate adaptation. A book review

In the last decades cities have been responsible for the majority of greenhouse gas emissions. In turn, the effects of climate change such as extreme natural ev...

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Living and moving around in a post-earthquake city

Seven years ago, during the night of 6 April 2009 the city of L’Aquila suffered one of the most tragic events in the modern history of Italy. At 3:32 A.M. a sei...

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New São Paulo zoning: the future of a mega city at stake

Once in São Paulo, take as many photos as you want because the city you know is about to radically change in a few years. The bustling Latin America financial c...

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Framing Urban Resilience within the UN Sustainable Development Goals: still gaps between theory and policy guidelines?

This weekend, 25 - 27 September 2015, more than 150 world leaders will attend the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit, in New York, to formally adopt ...

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Are anti-homeless behaviours policies?

I was sincerely shocked by this news. You may be thinking of me as a naive fellow, yet I was not ready at all. Well I did already know that this kind of “polici...

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Some books on Lefebvre, for planners and geographers

There's a bunch of books which recently came out, useful to grasp Henri Lefebvre's legacy in urban studies and theory. Well, in recent times, planning and criti...

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