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Scanning for disturbances in Munich: Resilience for the prosperous

Reading time: 10 minutes Guest author: Markus Stenger (Stenger2, Munich) Editor's note: This post is a short paper that was submitted to the URNet conference 'R...

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Placemaking and Climate Resilience

Read time: 3 minutes Author: Konstantina Vidou (UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth) One could argue that the relationship between placemaking ...

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How can colour contribute to fostering urban justice?

14 min. read A summary examining the potential of so-called “placemaking” interventions in terms of strengthening urban justice, using the placemaking strategy ...

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Welcome 2021 - a fresh new start!

Reading time: 3 minutes Goodbye 2020, welcome 2021 Without doubt, 2020 was a challenging year for all of us. Equally, the challenges came with a silver lining. ...

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Top 14 books & events of the 2010s (views from the USA)

Read time: 3-4 minutes As we enter a brand new decade, the American spatial planning community has been generous in providing retrospectives of the past decade....

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On participation and neighbourhood planning

I recently stumbled upon a talk given by Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena at TED Global 2014. Having to come up with solutions for building adequate homes fo...

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