TU Delft Centre for the Just City
Social justice is undoubtedly one of the greatest challenges of our times, as rampant inequality erodes the fabric of our societies everywhere, undermining trust in governments and institutions, leading to violence and extremism and eating at the very core of democracy.
Growing inequality, socio-spatial fragmentation, and lack of access to public goods are threats to the sustainability of our cities, especially when sustainability is understood in its three fundamental dimensions (social, economic, and environmental. Social sustainability is underexplored in sustainability studies and the absence of this dimensions in most sustainability study programs means there is an enormous gap to be filled in sustainable urban development.
SPS Seminars: Cross-fertilisation between Spatial Planning & Cohesion Policy in Portugal
When: Wednesday 9 March, 12.30-13.30 Where: on campus and online, via Zoom Prior registration needed here. Please join us for the next SPS Seminar on Wednesday 9 March 12.30-13.30 CET (on campus & online). This time we welcome visiting research fellow Dr Cristina Cavaco, from the University of Lisbon. Cristina is an Associate Professor at the…
Announcing Chasing Territorialism: a new book by Andreas Faludi
Followers of this blog might wonder why I seem to have dropped out of sight. Well, in a way I have, but for reasons having to do with this blog. Some time ago, a close colleague at the Department of Urbanism at TU Delft, Roberto Rocco, had proposed to collect the blogs into an Ebook…
Skatepark welcomes youth of all ages and experience levels. Whether you’ve never been on a board before, or you can already do tricks, there’s a place for you and something to learn.
Skateboarding is a social sport! Come hang out and meet some new friends to cheer you on while you skate. We have a strict no-bullying policy and maintain a supportive environment.
For Doreen Massey, the city is the space of simultaneous existence, and therefore it is the space where we must decide how we are going to live together.