Leren van stedelijke transformaties: Over sturingsdilemma’s en veerkracht in binnenstedelijke gebiedsontwikkeling

In essentie gaat het bij gebiedstransformaties om aanpassingsvermogen. Verouderde industrieterreinen worden omgevormd tot aantrekkelijke woon-werkgebieden. Aan monofunctionele bedrijventerreinen worden woningen, nieuwe werkplekken, horeca en culturele voorzieningen toegevoegd. Oude fabriekshallen worden gesloopt of herbestemd. Gebieden die alleen bereikbaar zijn per auto, worden verbonden aan andere mobiliteitsvormen. Daarbij moet onze omgeving ook energiezuinig en duurzaam worden. Kortom,…

Area development

Erwin Heurkens, 9 May 2019, TU/e Eindhoven This presentation held at the TU/e for the Urban Case Studies course identifies and discusses the main characteristics of urban area development. It portrays area development as an interdisciplinary and applied scientific and empirical domain.

Strategies for sustainable private sector-led urban development projects in the Netherlands

Strategies and partnerships for delivering sustainable private sector-led urban development projects are yet to be effectuated. Despite the fact that actors in real estate development increasingly incorporate sustainability features into decision-making, it seems that developing sustainable urban areas – taking into account more complex social, environmental, economic issues at a bigger scale with potential wider…

Private Sector-led Urban Development Projects: Management, Partnerships & Effects in the Netherlands and the UK

This doctoral thesis explores the organisational, managerial and financial features of Private Sector-led Urban Development Projects in international comparative perspective by introducing theoretical concepts and case studies from the Netherlands, UK and USA that benefit local planning authorities and property developers to bring innovation to urban development practices. What can we learn from private sector-led urban…