Tag: urban planning
Supercomputing: Risk and Complexity in Planning
Can planning in Germany still keep up with its traditional instruments and tools in the current world of rapid change? There is great need for action in view of ever faster innovation cycles, global dynamics, conflicts and needs, which planning practice lags behind. Potential dangers are increased by extensive land consumption, resulting sealing, the conflict…
GreenTwins Tallinn and Helsinki: Digital Twins for more democratic, resilient and greener cities.
Green spaces in cities are of particular importance in the face of ongoing urbanisation and the anthropogenic climate change. Urban greenery affects the physical and mental health of citizens. It reduces the immediate effects of global warming such as heat islands and improves the thermal comfort of cities. In addition, plants have an impact on…
Symposium 28–29 May: Urban Systems / Global Challenges / Digital Tools
Large-scale digitalization throughout different sectors of society and the economy serves as one of the major disruptive technological trends of our time. In addition to the digital transformation, we must better understand and shape technology’s role in our personal and working lives. Indeed, how these digital transformations impact cities and urban life is still not…
Living Lab Urban:Quarters 4.0 at HLRS
The research focus of Living Lab Urban:Quarters 4.0 (Reallabor Stadt:Quartiere 4.0) lies on the development of digital tools to support citizens, planners, and decision makers with the aim of creating synergies and cooperation across complex and dynamic processes in the context of digital transformation. One of the major challenges is the linking of expectations and…
Grand Paris survey: How walkable is your neighborhood?
We realized a questionnaire in the framework of a scientific study with the focus on life quality and mobility in the surroundings of Paris’ most frequented ring road, the Boulevard Periphérique (between 1.1 and 1.2 million vehicles per day). Are you living in the metropolitan area of Paris? Take part in this online questionnaire and help us…
Workshop with Kids: Architecture and Planning
How would the City look like in the view of their youngest inhabitants? We organized a workshop at a children’s university in the small town of Weyer (KinderUni Oberösterreich) with the focus on urban analysis and sustainability in planning and architecture. See the gallery to find out more about the great designs the kids created in just…
Mirrored pavilion “Sept Ans de Bonheur” – concept for Paris, Place de la Bastille. learn more
work in progress: visibility graph analysis of Place de la Bastille, Paris.