Presentations PDF Dortmund/Cologne 2012



  • Prof. Dr. Mohamed A. Ali, Tiabah University, Saudi Arabia

A Knowledge Smart City in the Middle of the Desert: Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah (Saudi Arabia) as an Example


  • Thiago Allis*, Maria Helena M. B. Santos*, Ruben G. Lois**, *UFSCar Brazil, **USC Spain

Urban Restructuring and Large Urban Projects: Notes on the Role of Tourism in Urban Destinations in Spain and Brazil


  • Gilberto Corso Pereira, Inaia Carvalho, Universidade da Bahia

Urban Development, Planning and Real Estate Market at a Peripheral Metropolis


  • Joan Ganau*, Daniel Paul*, Pilar Riera**, *Universidad de Lleida, **Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona

Planning creativities? Urban Regeneration and Cultural Industries in Barcelona’s Poblenou


  • Herman Geyer*, Prof. Debnath Mookherjee**, Prof. Manie Geyer*, *CRUISE Centre, Stellenbosch University, **Western Washington University

The Evolution of Urban Functional Space - South Africa and India


  •  Jinlia He, University of Heidelberg

Space of Creative Industries - A Case study of Spatial Characteristics of Clusters in Shanghai


  • Masateru Hino, Tohoku University, Japan

Cities’ Necessity to Build Intercity Networks for their Self-Sustainability : Lessons Learned from the Great East Japan Earthquake


  • Tomoko Kubo, Ph.D., Meiji University, Japan

Changes in the Housing Market in Tokyo


  • Lachang Lu, Yihua Liu, Capital Normal University, Guangzhou Universtity

 Government-led Governance of the Metropolitan Area - A Case of the Pearl River Delta


  •  José Carlos Macía Arce, Francisco José Armas Quintá, University of Santiago de Compostela, University of Minho

Digital Agenda for Europe as a Flagship Initiative of the Europe 2020 Strategy


  • Lidia Mierzejewska, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

Socio-economic Transformation of Poland's Largest Cities over the years 1998-2008. A Multivariate Approach


  • Łukasz Mikuła, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań

Planning for Urban Regions in Poland: Top-down Failures, Bottom-up Struggles


  •  Niamh Moore, University College Dublin, Ireland

Before the Crisis, after the Crisis: Urban Regeneration and the ‘See-saw’ State


  • Ágnes Németh, University of Eastern Finland

Filling Structures with Content: Regional Footprints of the Pécs 2010 and Turku 2011 ECOC Projects


  • Jun Nishihara, Shizuoka University, Japan

Governance and Government of an Enlarged Municipality after the Municipal Amalgamation - A Case of Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan


  • Dr Dan O’Donoghue and John Hills, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

Innovation and Firm Dynamics in the American Urban System 1998-2007


  • Jerzy J. Parysek, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

Life of the City


  • Mª Aránzazu Pérez Indaverea, José Ignacio Vila Vázquez, University of Santiago de Compostela

Learning from Signature and Media Architectures: Reflections of a Cultural and Economical Scenario


  • Rubén C. Lois-González, María José Piñeira-Mantiñán, University of Santiago de Compostela

Metropolitanization Processes in Spain: from the Traditional City to the "City of Cities"


  • Dr. Orit Rotem-Mindali, Bar Ilan University, Israel

Retail Fragmentation vs. Urban Livability: Applying Ecological Methods in Urban Geography


  • Prof. Céline Rozenblat, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

A Multi-level and Multi-dimensional Approach of Cities’ System through Multinational Firms’ Networks


  • Prof. Céline Rozenblat & al., University of Lausanne, Switzerland

European Cities’ System: Between Hierarchies and Specialization


  • Izhak Schnell, University of Tel-Aviv

The Visualization of Borders and Walls in Israeli Art: The Case of Jerusalem


  • Izhak Schnell, University of Tel-Aviv

Israeli Arabs’/Palestinians’ Integration in Israeli Daily Life Spaces


  • Peter Thomas, Dr. Dan O’Donoghue, Canterbury Christ Church University

The Channel Tunnel: Transport Patterns and Regional Impacts


  • Dr. Jun TsutsumiUniversity of Tsukuba, Japan

Urban Social Process in the Melbourne Metropolitan Area, Australia


  • Juli Valdunciel, Jaume Feliu, University of Girona, Spain

The Role of Large Scale Infrastructures in the Organization of Supranational Regions: the Catalan Case


  • Maïté Verdol, Université Paris-Sorbonne

Port Governance Reform and Spatial Planning: A Comparative Approach of Le Havre and Rotterdam Port Authorities’ Role in their Region


  • Munetoshi Yamashita, Saga University, Japan

Spatial Utilization and Property Transfer in the Center of Tokyo



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