Posts Tagged ‘Urban Development’

Online tools for urban practitioners

Political journalist, Jamie Mackay, takes a look at URBACT’s choice of digital tools, a fundamental part of how we work today. Innovation in urban development is first and foremost about people, about how citizens imagine the future of their local communities, and how specialists realise this. It is, by extension, a question of organisations, of […]

By Jamie Mackay, on February 21st, 2019 at 13:51

Design thinking to co-create cities of the future

The future of urban development and co-creation of solutions to challenges cities are facing were at the core of discussions at the City Development Forum held in Poznan (PL) on 6 and 7 December 2017. Speakers included city leaders such as Jacek Jaśkowiak, Mayor of Poznan (PL), Paweł Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdansk (PL), Giuseppe De […]

By Jim Sims, on February 16th, 2018 at 11:00

Cities, actors of change

URBACT’s Emmanuel Moulin takes us on a trip to the Brussels of the future in this article first published as part of a collection for his former doctorate supervisor Prof Dr. Klaus Kunzmann. As a 75th birthday tribute to Kunzmann, who 20 years ago identified five key challenges for spatial development and planning in Europe, […]

By Emmanuel Moulin, on August 10th, 2017 at 08:45

New Programmes For Integrated Territorial Developement: ITI and CLLD at a glance

For the next round of EU Cohesion Policy investment in 2014-2020, two tools have been introduced  to implement territorial strategies on the path to social and economic cohesion. So what’s behind brand new acronyms ITI and CLLD? Let URBACT Thematic Pole Manager Peter Ramsden introduces them and their potential impacts, included within URBACT.  Ten differences […]

By Peter Ramsden, on April 23rd, 2014 at 20:02

Integrated urban development in German cities

Read more: Integrated urban development – URBACT website The Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development URBACT NDP for Germany Deutscher Verband für Wohnungswesen, Städtebeau und Raumordnung e.V.

By URBACT, on February 11th, 2011 at 18:42

Participation – necessary, complex and fun

Participation is a key element in all modern Urban Development Strategies. Just asking people to vote a local council every four or five years is no longer good enough. People want to have a say in all aspects concerning their neighbourhood from school to traffic and new buildings. Older models of  participation like Arnstein’s “Ladder […]

By URBACT, on November 16th, 2010 at 16:15