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Rocco, Roberto (author)
This chapter investigates why a focus on justice should be included in planning and design education. The central argument, based on the ideas of moral philosopher Alasdair McIntyre, is that justice is a 'internal and necessary good' for the successful practise of spatial planning, without which it is meaningless. It contends that spatial...
book chapter 2022
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Rocco, Roberto (author), Newton, C.E.L. (author)
The Summer School Planning & Design for the Just City takes place every July at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (Bouwkunde) of the Delft University of Technology. The school is organised by the Centre for the Just City. It is a partnership between Bouwkunde and the Faculty of Technology Policy and Management of the TU...
report 2022
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Rocco, Roberto (author), Bracken, G. (author), Newton, C.E.L. (author), Dabrowski, M.M. (author)
The complexity and interconnectedness of the urban challenges of today demand integrated and innovative approaches to the planning and design of sustainable, fair, and inclusive cities and regions. This, in turn, requires us to challenge and rethink current planning practice and education. Future generations of planners and designers need...
book chapter 2022
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Rocco, Roberto (author)
This chapter seeks to describe the concept of spatial justice and to unpack its implications for spatial planning and the role of planners. It addresses spatial justice as a crucial dimension of sustainability, especially of social sustainability. It argues that justice buttresses public reasoning and public justification and therefore...
book chapter 2022
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Rooij, R.M. (author), Bracken, G. (author), Stead, D. (author), Rocco, Roberto (author)
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Rocco, Roberto (author), Faludi, A.K.F. (author)
“Chasing Territorialism” gathers short texts by Emeritus Professor Andreas Faludi, originally written as blog posts over a period of two years.<br/><br/>In Andreas’ words: “Stimulated by an, albeit brief, encounter with Albania celebrating Europe Day, I began blogging about the continuing relevance of criticising territorialism, as I’d done in...
book 2022
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Rocco, Roberto (author), Clarke, Nicholas (author)
Values are at the core of design for the built environment. Values influence not only the final outcome of a design process, but also the process of design (who gets involved, how this engagement is managed, and whose voices are heard in the design process). Values also influence how spatial designs are used, preserved and managed. This chapter...
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Newton, C.E.L. (author), Rocco, Roberto (author)
In Paraisópolis, a slum in São Paulo (Brazil) housing over 100.000 inhabitants, the Covid crisis seemed to have less of a death toll (0,0217%) than in other areas of the city (an average of 0,0652% as of May 2020); or at least it did at first. The sense of community in the area is strong, leading to many community initiatives and organisations...
journal article 2022
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Rocco, Roberto (author), Hein, C.M. (author), Rooij, R.M. (author)
The UfM Strategic Urban Development Action Plan 2040 establishes a common vision to tackling urban challenges in the region. It is the result of a 3-year collaboration between the European Commission and all 42 UfM Member States, aiming to improve the quality of life for all citizens by building better, more inclusive, climate-resilient...
report 2021
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Rocco, Roberto (author), Hein, C.M. (author), Rooij, R.M. (author)
The UfM Strategic Urban Development Action Plan 2040 establishes a common vision to tackling urban challenges in the region. It is the result of a 3-year collaboration between the European Commission and all 42 UfM Member States, aiming to improve the quality of life for all citizens by building better, more inclusive, climate-resilient...
report 2021
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Rocco, Roberto (author)
The article addresses the issue of how the coronavirus can give us clues on how<br/>to change our current views on informal urbanisation and radically transform the way in which we see social housing provision in Latin America. Despite the many ways in which informal urbanisation takes shape in Latin America, it is possible to generally assert...
book chapter 2021
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Rocco, Roberto (author)
This chapter addresses the roles, relationships and complementarity between text and image. It builds upon work done at the Research into Practice research group at the University of Hertfordshire (UK), which investigates issues of academic research in design-based disciplines. This text challenges the cliché that an image is worth more than a...
book chapter 2020
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Rocco, Roberto (author), Pojani, D. (author)
This exploratory study assesses the utility, in terms of learning and conceptualizing planning, of a role-playing exercise (the Great Planning Game [GPG]) and a serious game (Polis PowerPlays [PPP]) employed in a planning theory course offered at The University of Queensland in Australia. The study reveals that role-playing and serious gaming...
journal article 2020
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Dabrowski, M.M. (author), Spaans, M. (author), Fernandez Maldonado, A.M. (author), Rocco, Roberto (author)
EU Cohesion Policy has arguably the most tangible impact on the citizens’ environment and livelihoods and can potentially boost their attachment to the European project. Beyond the cross-national transactionalist hypothesis, Cohesion Policy spending has a local impact and may affect the lives of citizens who do not benefit directly from cross...
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Rooij, R.M. (author), Rocco, Roberto (author), Hausleitner, B. (author), Newton, C.E.L. (author), Aalbers, K.P.M. (author)
This article describes the TU Delft's 2020 experiences during the pandemic in teaching and learning urban design and planning for (post-)COVID-19 times. The article presents the view why, that and how the themes of spatial resilience<br/>and governance resilience should be emphasized in urbanism curriculums. Additionally, it discusses the value...
journal article 2020
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Rooij, R.M. (author), Rocco, Roberto (author), Bracken, G. (author)
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is the leading institution in the Netherlands for research and education in urbanism. Planning, design and technology traditionally form the key pillars of ‘Dutch urbanism’. The year 2008 marked the beginning of a new section with a new professor at the TU Delft Faculty of Architecture and the Built...
journal article 2019
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Pojani, Dorina (author), Kimpton, Anthony (author), Rocco, Roberto (author)
This study examines the conceptualizations of planning research by more than two hundred Master’s students enrolled in planning schools located throughout four continents. The study is set in the context of theories on the two main traditions of planning thought: “planning as a social science” and “planning as design.” The findings reveal that...
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Tempels Moreno Pessôa, I. (author), Vergara d'Alençon, L.M. (author), Korthals Altes, W.K. (author), Rocco, Roberto (author)
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are becoming a popular educational tool in different disciplines. Urban planning education is no exception and new MOOCs are being released every year. Despite this, it is still not clear how this new learning experience is being developed, delivered, and impacting upon planning education. This article sheds...
journal article 2019
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Hein, C.M. (author), Mager, Tino (author), Rocco, Roberto (author)
Creative practices are at the heart of human history. Humans have responded creatively to a broad range of challenges—environmental, political, economic, social, religious, cultural—by shaping our tangible physical environment and our intangible cultural practices. Our present buildings, cities, and landscapes as well as our local cultures,...
contribution to periodical 2019
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Rocco, Roberto (author), Royer, Luciana (author), Mariz Gonçalves, Fabio (author)
This article characterizes spatial planning in Brazil from a normative point of view. Because of Brazil’s vast geography and uneven development, it is not possible to describe how spatial planning is carried out in all quarters of the country. We explore key aspects of spatial planning in the country using policy goals, the legal and...
journal article 2019
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