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Monday, May 6 • 13:00 - 14:00
Urban planning and sustainability in the making: Examples from Sweden

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In this seminar a group of Swedish researchers will be running a series of ‘Lightning Talks’ (10 min presentations by different speakers), followed by an open discussion with South African colleagues from Department of Geography & Environmental studies, Stellenbosch university. Each talk introduces a research topic, e.g., urban green spaces, informal settlement, sharing economy, automated vehicles, urban governance, crime and community safety. State of the art technology is the red-thread in these research projects, with clear connections with practice. The goal is to share ideas and identify potential common research interests/methods that can be interesting to follow up in near future.

Keywords: urban design, built environment, security, green areas, informal settlements , sharing economy, governance.
Venue: Stellenbosch University, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Contact details:  
Professor Gustav Visser, gevisser@sun.ac.za
Dr Manfred Spocter

Monday May 6, 2019 13:00 - 14:00 SAST