Search Results for: mobility

The one for the future of urban mobility

“The future of mobility depends on the shape our world will take. World economy, politics, society. It is exceptionally difficult to foresee all these things. Everything is possible.” The 20th century, we were mainly focused on growing our cities, more … Continue reading

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The one for the concerns for urban mobility

A world made for (or of) cars During the 20th century we all thought that development was unlimited. Some decades ago futurists foresaw that automated driving (self driven cars) would replace conventional cars, that there would be excessive speed on … Continue reading

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The New Technological Frontier: Equal Mobility for All

New computing technology and real time digital representations of our built environment allow us to redefine the automobile. Will this new technology lift the barriers of mobility and give equal opportunities for living, working and leisure to all? Google is … Continue reading

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12 useful books and articles on qualitative research methods

5 minutes read Guest author: Viktorija Priļenska (Tallinn University of Technology) This blog post is intended for PhD students who are in the first year of their studies, and have not been involved in the qualitative research before, as well … Continue reading

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Games for better planning and participation

Read time: 5 minutes Guest Author: Viktorija Priļenska (Tallinn University of Technology) Games entered the planning domain in the 1960s. Early games focused on simulating the relationship between urban policies and regulations, land-uses, population dynamics, infrastructures and ecology (e.g. CLUG … Continue reading

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Placemaking: toolkits & books

Read time: 3 minutes This post is a companion to a previous post: Placemaking: trends & people. This post focuses on toolkits, methods, books and handbooks for effective placemaking in a range of contexts, from healthy streets and neighbourhood planning … Continue reading

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YA blog outlook: 2014-2020 & beyond

Read time: 5 minutes This post gives an overview of the growing activity on the blog since its launch in 2014. Based on the results of a short survey, the post also provides an outlook for 2020 and beyond. The … Continue reading

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Highlights from 2018

Read time: 4-5 minutes 2018 was the year which generated the most traffic on the blog: 13,000 views and 9,300 visitors for 29 published posts. The posts covered such diverse themes as territorial governance, active mobility, sustainable food systems, development, … Continue reading

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Architectural and urban recycling: challenges and perspectives

Guest author: Amine Mseddi (Szent Istvan University of Budapest) Architectural and urban recycling is seen as an economic and pragmatic approach. In an urban fabric that is already congested, rehabilitating a building, or reusing a surface or entire areas (e.g. … Continue reading

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