Urban Mobility and Placemaking: Using Digital Tools

Urban spaces are subject to constant change. Urban planning and its infrastructure are complex and characterised by different interests.In the framework of the research project CapeReviso, we are developing a tool for urban and transport planning in order to achieve an improved and more democratic basis for decisions. The planning- and decision-support tool is developed … Continue reading

Recent Publications

We used the past months to publish some of our current research topics and results that deal with the effects and chances of the digital transformation, the transport and energy transition on urban and regional development. They all have the application of digital tools in common – for example digital twins – as well as … Continue reading

Guest Lecture at TU Wien: The Post-Oil City: Case Studies and Strategies

Which strategies should we already pursue today in order to recognise the consequences of the transition to sustainable transport systems for our cities at an early stage and to make use of the opportunities for a sustainable, liveable, healthy city? In my lecture at TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology) I will present tools, paths … Continue reading

The Digital Twin

At the eCAADe+SIGRaDi 2019 conference in Porto we presented the Digital Twin of a German small town – a prototype for future evidence-based planning and urban design including collaborative and participatory processes. For the built environment’s transformation we are confronted with complex dynamics connected to economic, ecologic and demographic change (Czerkauer-Yamu et al., 2013; Yamu, 2014). … Continue reading

Publication: Shaping Urban Change using Digital Tools

Digital tools offer great potential for cities and municipalities for developing and planning habitats geared towards actual peoples needs. The project Reallabor Stadt:Quartiere 4.0 (Living Labs Urban:Quarters 4.0) focussed on the impacts of the digital transformation on urban habitats and how digital instruments can be implemented in planning and decision processes. The new publication “Wandel … Continue reading