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Research Group for Urban Development

Research Group

Lifecycle:1 Oct 2013 →  Today
Organisation profile:The Research Group for Urban Development 's mission is to contribute to knowledge about urban development , aimed at a sustainable transformation of the city . Knowledge which concerns both the concrete spatial and process aspects of urban development . The dual perspective , which both focus is given to the design of innovative solutions such as the ability to implement projects in a real strategic policy context is reflected in the research agenda of the center . The center focuses on both fundamental and applied research . Services will also have a leading role in the mission of the center . Fundamental research analyzes the mutual relationships between physical (urban) development and social developments . Policy-oriented or applied research is focused on designing innovative solutions , and evaluating existing urban development practices . Services for small and large cities for urban development is a major focus . Moreover, this practice may in turn be used as a flywheel for data acquisition, more policy-oriented or fundamental research . The research center has expressed the ambition to act in a number of European and non - European cities in terms of capacity building for urban development . As a structural partner The research topics of the center focuses more on these topics - Concept development and spatial strategies for sustainable urban development - Advice and quality urban design - Evaluation and impact of urban development : ... - Process and project management of complex projects : ... - Spatial Governance: Analysis of spatial policy processes and institutional analysis : ... - Urban mobility concepts - Ecological Urban Development
Disciplines:Architectural engineering, Architecture, Interior architecture, Urban and regional design, development and planning, Architectural design, Art studies and sciences