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Kuitert, L. (author)
Public bodies acting in the construction industry have to deal with major transitional issues, such as globalization and urbanization, population ageing, climate change and digitalization. Moreover, the public domain, private parties and society are becoming increasingly interdependent. As a result, safeguarding public values in the built...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Niaounakis, T.K. (author)
Driven by a quest for efficiency, many Western countries have witnessed merger waves across the entire breadth of their public sectors. The underlying assumption is that economies of scale exist in public service delivery; the idea that the average cost of public services decreases as the size of public organizations increases. The analysis of...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Hauser, S.J. (author)
The explosion in the port of Beirut in 2020 showed that ports are clusters of risks, and that accidents in port areas can have disastrous effects on close-by residential areas or historic city centers. Such disasters are not new, and cities and nations have had time to establish special safety regulations and prevent such disasters. Because...
report 2021
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Henry, Marvin (author), Schraven, D.F.J. (author), Bocken, Nancy (author), Frenken, Koen (author), Hekkert, Marko (author), Kirchherr, J.W. (author)
Circular economy (CE) and sharing economy (SE) are much discussed concepts but potential links between them have not been examined systematically so far. The concepts’ popularity coupled with a lack of definitional consensus may hinder their potential to advance sustainability transitions. Hence, the first comparative bibliometric study of these...
journal article 2021
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Kousa, C. (author), Pottgiesser, U. (author)
The Old City of Aleppo, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, has been inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1986. In the early 1990s the Aleppo municipality initiated the project for the Rehabilitation of the Old City with the German Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ) as a partner. As part of the process, a...
conference paper 2021
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“On Monday 29 MARCH at 18:00 (CET/Amsterdam), TU Delft launched the Book "A Manifesto for the Just City", with texts by a number of guests and 43 manifestos written by students from 25 universities from all over the world.<br/>A “Manifesto for the Just City” comes in the wake of the realisation that socio-spatial justice is a crucial dimension...
book 2021
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Purkarthofer, E. (author), Granqvist, Kaisa (author)
This article analyses the academic concept of “soft spaces” from the perspective of traveling planning ideas. The concept has its origin in the United Kingdom but has also been used in other contexts. Within European Union policy-making, the term soft planning has emerged to describe the processes of cooperation and learning with an unclear...
journal article 2021
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Ikiz Kaya, Deniz (author), Lu, Lu (author), Pintossi, Nadia (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
Adaptive reuse of historic buildings plays a significant role in the transition towards circular economy. The existing literature still regards heritage conservation, urban management, circular economy and sustainable development as different spheres of knowledge. The Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) provides a holistic...
conference paper 2021
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González, V. (author), Hetemi, E. (author), Bosch-Rekveldt, M.G.C. (author), Ordieres-Meré, J. (author)
Project-focused structures in infrastructure endeavors involve the execution of simultaneous efforts with shared resources. This research highlights to what end such organizational structure is complex to manage. The study focuses on project governance structures' impact over project-oriented organizations, particularly by exploring the...
conference paper 2021
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Niemann, L.H.H. (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
Since the 1990s, many countries have witnessed the emergence of organizations publishing environmental, social, and quality-of-life indicators at a city level in order to promote public aware-ness, democratic participation, and sustainability policies. Many such initiatives are short-lived, however, and reasons for their success and failure...
journal article 2021
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Gao, Y. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Zhang, Congcong (author)
The past decade has witnessed a rapid development of open government data practices and academic research. However, there is no systematic survey of existing research to understand the evolution of open government data. Such research can facilitate knowledge transfer within and across domains, and foster learning for countries in the early...
journal article 2021
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Rukanova, B.D. (author), Ubacht, J. (author), van Engelenburg, S.H. (author), Tan, Y. (author), Geurts, Marco (author), Sies, Maarten (author), Molenhuis, Marcel (author), Slegt, Micha (author)
Blockchain technology has emerged as new technology and governments are now exploring its potential for realizing value. In recent years, studies have focused on identifying opportunities and barriers of blockchain-based applications for government, and multiple piloting initiatives have been started to experiment and test the potential of this...
conference paper 2021
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Rukanova, B.D. (author), Tan, Y. (author), Hamerlinck, Robin (author), Heijmann, Frank (author), Ubacht, J. (author)
Circular economy (CE) and sustainability are high on the political agenda of governments nationally and internationally. Governments are developing instruments to stimulate the CE, but without monitoring in place, these measures can be subject to abuse, failing to achieve the desired effects. CE monitoring, however, is still a nascent topic in...
conference paper 2021
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Zuiderwijk-van Eijk, A.M.G. (author), Pirannejad, Ali (author), Susha, I. (author)
An understanding of the similar and divergent metrics and methodologies underlying open government data benchmarks can reduce the risks of the potential misinterpretation and misuse of benchmarking outcomes by policymakers, politicians, and researchers. Hence, this study aims to compare the metrics and methodologies used to measure, benchmark,...
journal article 2021
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Uyttebrouck, Constance (author), Remøy, Hilde (author), Teller, Jacques (author)
This paper addresses the governance of the ‘live-work mix’. This concept refers to the renewed intertwining of living and working activities in new housing and urban development in the context of welfare state restructuring, development of the knowledge economy and globalisation. Implementing live-work goals can be difficult because a...
journal article 2021
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Yan, J. (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
Inclusionary housing (IH) is a regulatory instrument adopted by local governments in many countries to produce affordable housing by capturing resources created through the marketplace. In order to assess whether it is efficient, scholarly attention has been widely focused on its evaluation. However, there is a lack of studies evaluating IH from...
review 2021
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Delacroix, Sylvie (author), Wagner, Ben (author)
When the word 'ethical' becomes synonymous with specious, you know that something is amiss. With each data governance scandal, with each creation of a corporate 'ethics board', 'ethical standards' seemingly lose a few more feathers, to the point of generating instant suspicion when invoked in any official report. We argue that a key challenge...
journal article 2021
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Stead, D. (author)
While many policy tools can be used to develop spatial plans and implement their goals, there have been very few academic attempts to classify and illustrate the whole range of tools available. This article reviews the different ways in which planning tools have been conceptualized to date and highlights a wide variation in their...
journal article 2021
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Chiodelli, Francesco (author), Gentili, M. (author)
Most research on urban planning, policy and development only considers legal practices and actors, and treats illegal ones as insignificant anomalies, unable to structurally affect the governance of urban space. However, this approach is inadequate for explaining urban governance in contexts (e.g. several countries in the Global South, the...
journal article 2021
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Song, Y. (author), de Jong, W.M. (author), Stead, D. (author)
China is often viewed as an emerging experimental base for transit-oriented development (TOD) practices because of its rapid urban growth and development of mass transit networks. The implementation of TOD can be heavily influenced by institutional barriers to urban growth. However, some newly emerging types of TOD practice allow planners and...
journal article 2021
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