Category: International

ISOCARP 2016 Article: The Future of Urban Living

During the 2016 52nd ISOCARP Congress in Durban, South Africa, Miranda Schut presented a paper entitled “The future of Urban Living: New Forms of Work – Planning for the Unknown in Amterdam”. The paper was part of the congress fourth

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Linking Urban Farming and Urban Planning in Times of Crisis: Food Strategies for the Al Za’atari Camp

In July 2016, SPCitI, in collaboration with RUAF, conducted a second mission to Al Za’atari Camp in Marfraq, Jordan. This second field work assignment is a follow-up to the first scoping mission organized in 2015 and commissioned by VNG International. During

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Porto Novo “Ville Verte”, Benin

In the first two weeks of February, the French NGO ‘Les Ateliers‘ organised a workshop in Porto-Novo, the capital city of Benin in West Africa. Two teams of 12 international experts, of which Miranda, brainstormed to identify directions for the development

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Seminar on the Co-operatives for Slum Upgrade LAB

In collaboration with PUCRS’ Nucleo de Estudo da Cidade and IFHP, the first 1 day seminar has been a very successful kick off of the Co-operatives LAB. The issue at stake confirmed to be extremely relevant within informal housing upgrade and deserves a proactive

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The First Public Spaces Congress in Porto Alegre

SPcitI took actively part into the first Public Spaces International Congress at FAU-PUCRS in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Four intense days of debate and knowledge sharing about a critical topic that is getting more and more attention concerning quality of collective shared spaces.

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