With approximately 100 enthousiastic participants the Spontaneous City Seminar - International Examples took place at Oostenburg, Amsterdam on the 14th of October 2011. It was organised by the IFHP Working Group Spontaneous City in collaboration with Urhan Urban Design and sponsored by Stadgenoot, the developer of the area.
Many good reactions to the IFHP Tallinn congress! Thanks to all the speakers, participants and others who helped make the congress a success. The Congress report will provided as soon as possible on the website. In the meanwhile, the Congress presentations can be found here.
This four-day conference attracted more than 250 researchers and professionals from a staggering 55 countries. Absolutely inspirational was the motivation of all present to break down the traditional disciplinary silos of planning and water management – and try to put them back together again in an integrated manner, recognizing that we can get much better outcomes as a result.
Our partners AESOP (Association of European Schools of Planning) have recently brought out the book, Urban Change. The Prospect of Transformation, the result of the 1st AESOP and UN Habitat European Urban Summer School (EUSS)