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Daily archive Mar 11, 2020
About Borders: Andreas Faludi.

About Borders: Andreas Faludi.

‘The Economics of Inequality’ by Thomas Piketty has just come out in Dutch. Jonathan Metzger (2019) might wish I should read it. What it reminded me of straight away was sharing a platform with Andrés Rodríguez-Pose at the ESPON seminar during the Austrian Presidency in December 2018 where I presented my ‘The Poverty of Territorialism’....
Considering Border Issues, by Andreas Faludi

Considering Border Issues, by Andreas Faludi

The situation at the EU’s external border is going viral, and the Corona virus raises concerns. The former has prompted me to in my previous blog (https://www.researchgate.net/project/The-poverty-of-territorialism-Neo-medieval-spatial-planning/update/5e6213ad3843b0499fed3910) to clarify that I am not against borders as such. Invoking a metaphor, I added that managing flows, we needed thresholds and floodgates to be operated according to...
TU Delft is now ranked number 1 in the world in urban planning

TU Delft is now ranked number 1 in the world in urban planning

We are pleased to announce that TU Delft has moved to first place from second for ‘Urban Planning’ in the University Rankings of Academic Performance. See https://www.urapcenter.org/Rankings/2018-2019/Urban%20Planning This is not only the performance of SPS section in Urbanism, but of other groups across TU Delft working on issues related to urban planning. Together we create...
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