When it comes to publishing, 2018 has been a very fruitful year for the Spatial Planning and Strategy section of the Urbanism department. We are very happy to present here a selection of our publications in journals and books from the past year.

General audience publications:

  1. Bracken, G. & Bracken, A. (2018) Cork Strolls: Exploring Cork’s Architectural Treasures, Collins Press. https://www.collinspress.ie/cork-strolls.html
  2. Rocco, R. (Ed.) (2018). Jane Jacobs is still here: Proceedings of the Conference Jane Jacobs 100: her legacy and relevance in the 21st century. Delft. ISBN: 978-94-6186-900-5.  http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0331-7295

Policy transfer and learning:

  1. Dąbrowski, M., Musiałkowska, I., Polverari, L. (2018). Introduction: drawing lessons from international policy transfer initiatives in regional and urban development and spatial planning, Regional Studies, 52(9), pp. 1165-1168.https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2018.1462490
  2. Dąbrowski, M., Musiałkowska, I., Polverari, L. (2018). EU–China and EU–Brazil policy transfer in regional policy, Regional Studies, 52(9), pp. 1169-1180.  https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2018.1431389Stead, D., Pojani, D. (2018). Dutch experiences of policy mobility in urban planning. In Dotti, N.F. (ed.). Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning for European Cities and Regions – From Research to Practice. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 123-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781786433640
  3. Stead, D., Pojani, D. (2018). Learning across cities and regions: the limits to transferring “best practice”. In Dotti, N.F. (ed.). Knowledge, Policymaking and Learning for European Cities and Regions – From Research to Practice. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 58-67. http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781786433640

Resilience and climate adaptation:

  1. Dąbrowski, M. (2018) Boundary Spanning for Governance of Climate Change Adaptation in Cities: Insights from a Dutch Urban Region, Environment and Planning C: Politics & Space, 36(5), 837-855, https://doi.org/10.1177/2399654417725077
  2. Meng, M., Dąbrowski, M., Chan, F., Stead, D. (2018) Spatial Planning for Climate Adaptation and Flood Risk: Development of the Sponge City Program in Guangzhou. In A. Galderisi, A. Colucci (eds.) Smart, Resilient and Transition Cities. Emerging Approaches and Tools for a Climate-Sensitive Urban Development. Amsterdam, Oxford, Cambridge, MA: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-811477-3.00019-5
  3. Chan, F., Joon, C. C., Ziegler, A. D., Dąbrowski, M., & Varis, O. (2018). Towards resilient flood risk management for Asian coastal cities: lessons learned from Hong Kong and Singapore. Journal of Cleaner Production, 187, pp. 576-589. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.03.217


  1. Pangbourne, K., Stead, D., Mladenović, M., & Milakis, D.  (2018). The case of Mobility as a Service: a critical reflection on challenges for urban transport and mobility governance. In Marsden, G. & Reardon, L. (eds) Governing Smart Mobility. Emerald, Bingley, pp.33-48. http://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78754-317-120181003
  2. Pojani, D., & Stead, D. (2018). Past, Present and Future of Transit-Oriented Development in three European Capital City-Regions. In Shiftan, Y. & Kamargianni, M. (eds) Preparing for the New Era of Transport Policies: Learning from Experience. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp.93-118. http://doi.org/10.1016/bs.atpp.2018.07.003
  3. Pojani, D., & Stead, D. (2018). Policy design for sustainable urban transport in the global south. Policy Design and Practice, 1-13.http://doi.org/10.1080/25741292.2018.1454291
  4. Thomas, R., Pojani, D., Lenferink, S., Bertolini, L., Stead, D., & van der Krabben, E. (2018). Is transit-oriented development (TOD) an internationally transferable policy concept?, Regional Studies, 52:9, 1201-1213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2018.1428740

European Spatial Planning and planning in Europe:

  1. Nadin, V., Zonneveld, W., Stead, D., Fernandez Maldonado, A. M., Piskorek, K., Dąbrowski, M., et al. (2018) COMPASS: Comparative Analysis of 32 Territorial Governance and Spatial Planning Systems in Europe, Luxembourg; ESPON.https://www.espon.eu/planning-systems
  2. Faludi, A. The Poverty of Territorialism: A Neo-Medieval View of Europe and European Planning. Edward Elgar Publishing. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/the-poverty-of-territorialism
  3. Faludi, A. (2018) The rise and fall from grace of European spatial planning, in: J. Farinos and E. Peir (eds.) Territorio y estados, tirant humanidades, Valenzia, 375-402.
  4. Faludi, A. (2018) Beyond territorialism: Europe as an archipelago, CIST2018 proceedings Representer les territoires // Representing territories, https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01854529/document
  5. Faludi, A. (2018) ‘Cross-border cooperation: Subverting sovereignty?’, in: J.W. Scott (ed.) Cross-Border Review, Year Book 2018, Central-European Service for Cross-Border Initiatives, Budapest, 7-29. http://institute.cesci-net.eu/tiny_mce/uploaded/CBR_Y2018.pdf
  6. Balz, V., & Zonneveld, W. (2018). Transformations of Planning Rationales: Changing Spaces for Governance in Recent Dutch National Planning. Planning Theory & Practice, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649357.2018.1478117
  7. Zonneveld, W. (2018) CRONWE: first attempts to institutionalize European spatial planning. Planning Perspectives, 33(4), pp. 523-542.  https://doi.org/10.1080/02665433.2018.1507006
  8. Dąbrowski, M., & Piskorek, K. (2018). The development of strategic spatial planning in Central and Eastern Europe: between path dependence, European influence, and domestic politics. Planning Perspectives, 33(4), pp. 571-589.https://doi.org/10.1080/02665433.2018.1513373
  9. Faludi, A. (2018) A historical institutionalist account of European spatial planning, Planning Perspectives, 33(4), pp. 507-522. https://doi.org/10.1080/02665433.2018.1437554
  10. Dąbrowski, M., & Lingua, V. (2018). Introduction: historical institutionalist perspectives on European spatial planning. Planning Perspectives, 33(4), pp. 499-505. https://doi.org/10.1080/02665433.2018.1513374

Planning in the Global South:

  1. Fernández Maldonado, A., M. (2018). Peru, DisP – The Planning Review, 54:1, 42-44, Special Issue: The State of the Art of Planning in Latin America. https://doi.org/10.1080/02513625.2018.1454692 
  2. Rocco, R., & Van Ballegooijen, J. (Eds.) (2018). The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization. London ; New York: Routledge.  ISBN: 978-11-3818-388-9. https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-on-Informal-Urbanization/Rocco-Ballegooijen/p/book/9781138183889 
  3. Rocco, R., & da Silva, S. (Eds.) (2018). Cities and Citizenship in Latin America and the Caribbean: NALACS Conference 16-17 June 2016, TU Delft. ISBN: 978-94-6366-050-1. https://books.bk.tudelft.nl/index.php/press/catalog/book/isbn.9789463660501
  4. Rocco, R. (Ed.) (2018). Confronting Informality: Preserving communities and creating public goods in informal settlements. Delft: Delft University of Technology. ISBN: 978-94-6366-055-6 https://pure.tudelft.nl/admin/files/46081538/CONFRONTING_INFORMALITY_REPORT_2018.pdf
  5. Rocco, R. (2017). Planning for Rights: Bewildered young planners in Brazil, in T. Tasan-Kok and M. Oranje (Eds.), From student to urban planner: Contemporary ethical challenges and reflections of a young practitioner. New York, Routledge, https://www.routledge.com/From-Student-to-Urban-Planner-Young-Practitioners-Reflections-on-Contemporary/Tasan-Kok-Oranje/p/book/9781138847354

Public space:

  1. Sezer, C. (2018) Visibility of Turkish amenities: immigrant integration and social cohesion in Amsterdam’, in Public space design and social cohesion: comparative perspectives. In  Lopes, P.  Aelbrecht, S., Stevens, Q. (eds) Public Space Design and Social Cohesion: An International Comparison. New York and London: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/9781138594036
  2. Sezer, C. (2018). Public life, immigrant amenities and socio-cultural inclusion: the presence and changes of Turkish amenities in Amsterdam. Journal of Urban Design23(6), 823-842.  https://doi.org/10.1080/13574809.2018.1475221
  3. Moiseeva, A., Rooij, R. M., & Timmermans, H. J. P. (2018). The restructuring of urban public space in the ‘Baltic Pearl’. In Hristova, S., Czepczyński, M. (eds), Public space: between reimagination and occupation, New York and London: Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/9781472453648
  4. Bekkering, H., Hoekstra, M., Rooij, R., Wagenaar, C., & Zeinstra, J. (2018). The Delft fundamentals: integration of disciplines, projects and analysis. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers–Urban Design and Planning171(2), 87-96. https://doi.org/10.1680/jurdp.18.00008
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