Everyone seems to agree: mixed use areas contribute to livable cities. But why is it so difficult to achieve a mix of functions in urban area developments and transformations? This dilemma intrigues us and forms the basis for our latest research.
Iedereen lijkt het erover eens: gemengde gebieden dragen bij aan leefbare steden. Maar waarom is het dan zo moeizaam om functiemenging in binnenstedelijke gebiedsontwikkeling van de grond te krijgen? Dit dilemma intrigeert ons en daarom beginnen wij een zoektocht naar antwoorden.
Urhahn has developed a Dashboard for the College van Rijksadviseurs (Board of Government Advisors) in which the social effects of urbanization are visualized.
A lot has being spoken about healthy, active cities, but how do you make them? We show this in our new book! Now available.
How can urban environments contribute to greater interaction, and hence to greater innovation? Urhahn offers its vision of the development of urban interaction environments for knowledge workers, within the Spatial Economic Development Strategy (REOS).
The practice of urban area development has changed considerably in recent years. Area development today calls for flexibility. Urhahn researched the practice and concluded that there is plenty of experimentation with new strategies.
Water projects aren’t part of the National Multi-year Programme for Infrastructure, Space and Transport (MIRT). What is the benefit to do so? Infram and Urhahn explore this value.
Monitor of space intensification North Sea Canal Area offers the solution
Research on obstacles and opportunities for organic urban redevelopment
In search of the most optimal match between supply and demand for reuse of industrial buildings
The era of large-scale urban planning is over. With the book ‘The Spontaneous City’ Urhahn heralds another practice.
Two intensification studies for Town Centres in London (UK)
Working on residential environments
A research on urban design and commissionership
Typological tool for quality in urban planning
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