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Kaußen, Luca (author)
This thesis project explores how to maintain students' motivation to learn with the e-learning platform Platzi. Latin American EdTech company Platzi provides online courses related to jobs in the digital economy to a Spanish-speaking audience. Despite many new benefits of e-learning, like on-demand learning, it also comes with new challenges...
master thesis 2022
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Zdziarska, Kika (author)
Struggles to end violence against women were at the core of activity of Latin American feminist movements in the 1970s and 1980s. In the rapidly transforming cities facing the process of hyper-urbanisation, the problem of street harassment, sexual abuse, and other forms of violence against women in public spaces escalated. Increasing social...
student report 2022
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Rots, S.J. (author)
A critical discourse on the influence of the Modern Movement in urban design and planning has been taking place since the mid-20th century, accompanied by an ongoing search for opportunities to bring the human dimension, scale and self-organisation into this process. However, still a large number of new towns have been built across Asia and...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Rots, S.J. (author), Fernandez Maldonado, A.M. (author)
Ciudad Guayana was born as an industrial new town in the early 1960s, as an ambitious national effort to stimulate the regional development of Venezuela. Its planning was the fruit of a unique partnership between the Venezuelan development agency (CVG) and the Joint Center for Urban Studies from Harvard University and the MIT. Looking for...
journal article 2019
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Fernandez Maldonado, A.M. (author)
This paper reviews the social and professional embeddedness of planning, describes its legal framework, and reviews territorial governance and everyday planning transactions. The findings suggest that the social embeddedness of planning is constrained by Peru’s persistent inequality challenges. Its planning approach has hardly evolved from...
journal article 2019
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There is no spatial planning in Latin America, or so the cliché goes. As it turns out, Latin America is vast and variegated and planning capacities vary tremendously across the region. Latin American cities face a variety of challenges and may seem disorganised and chaotic, but their problem is not lack of planning, but the tremendous challenges...
contribution to periodical 2019
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Pereira, Gabriela Viale (author), Estevez, Elsa (author), Krimmer, Robert (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), Janowski, Tomasz (author)
This workshop of the CAP4CITY (Erasmus+ Strengthening Governance Capacity for Smart Sustainable Cities) project is to promote and stimulate the discussion and networking in the area of Digital Government. Smart Sustainable Cities and related concepts of Digital, Intelligent and Smart Cities represent a progression of how cities around the...
conference paper 2019
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The Netherlands Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (NALACS), in cooperation with the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the Delft University of Technology, organised the joint conference, ‘Cities and Citizenship in Contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean,’ held on 16-17 June 2016 in Delft, the Netherlands...
book 2018
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Erba, Diego Alfonso (author), Piumetto, Mario Andrés (author)
Latin America is a diverse region, where social and legal inequities can be seen in many ways. The region is very rich in natural resources, such as minerals, water, forests and productive land; however, its distribution and access are limited and uneven. The concentration of property and resources, as well as the high value of the urban land,...
conference paper 2012
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Brandli, L.L. (author), Frandoloso, M.A.L. (author), Tauchen, J. (author), Vieira, L.C. (author), Pereira, L.A. (author)
Higher Education Institutions (HEI) play an important role in sustainable development with their education, research and developed extension activities on environmental practices. With the purpose of organizing an event focused on the argument for education for sustainable development within Latin America and to initiate a process of...
conference paper 2010
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Manrique Millones, O.G.G. (author)
In recent years, Latin America has experienced a rapid urbanization process, which leads to the increase of transportation demands in their main cities. In light of this, governments are working to enlarge infrastructure in the transport sector. However, some limitations such as the availability of public funds for enormous investment in these...
master thesis 2010
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