The Spatial Transformation of the Netherlands

Demographics, Yi Zhang, Yue Wu, Arabela Vaz, Maria De, Lourdes Pinto, Machado Costa, Thaise, Raquel Barros, Santos Marlice, Nazareth Soares, Azevedo
1988 unpublished
TOC 17 th IPHS Conference, Delft 2016 | HISTORY -URBANISM -RESILIENCE VOlume 06 Scales and Systems The International Planning History Society (IPHS) is dedicated to the enhancement of interdisciplinary studies in urban and regional planning history worldwide. The 17 th IPHS Conference was held in Delft, The Netherlands, from July 17 to 21, 2016. The conference theme 'History -urbanism -Resilience' inspired contributions investigating a broad range of topics in planning history: modernisation,
more » ... oss-cultural exchange, and colonisation; urban morphology, comprehensive planning, and adaptive design; the modern history of urban, regional and environmental planning more generally; destruction, rebuilding, demographics, and policymaking as related to danger; and the challenges facing cities around the word in the modern era. Convenor Carola Hein, Chair, History of Architecture and urban Planning, Tu Delft This series consists of seven volumes and one Book of Abstracts. The seven volumes follow the organisation of the conference in seven themes, each theme consisting of two tracks and each track consisting of eight panels of four or five presentations. each presentation comprises an abstract and a peer-reviewed full paper, traceable online with a DOI number. Preface 17th IPHS Conference, Delft 2016 | HISTORY -URBANISM -RESILIENCE | VOlume 06 Scales and Systems | TOC pREFACE Conferences are unique moments of academic exchange; international gatherings allow people from around the world to interact with a scholarly audience and to learn about diverse theories, academic approaches, and findings. Proceedings capture these emerging ideas, investigations, and new case studies. Both the conference of the International Planning History Society (IPHS) and its proceedings place presentations from different continents and on varied topics side by side, providing insight into state-of-the art research in the field of planning history and offering a glimpse of new approaches, themes, papers and books to come. As a collection of hundreds of contributions, proceedings are a unique form of publication, different from both peer-reviewed journals or monographs. They are also an important stepping stone for the authors; along with the conversations held at a conference, they are opportunities for refining arguments, rounding out research, or building research groups and the presentations they are often stepping stones towards peer-reviewed articles or monographs. Having a written track record of the presentations and emerging research provides allows conference participants to identify and connect with scholars with similar interests, to build new networks. many conferences in the history of architecture, urbanism, and urban planning don't leave an immediate trace other than the list of speakers and the titles of their talks; the International Planning History Society (IPHS) has long been different. The first meeting in 1977 has only left us a 4-page list of attendees, but many of the other conferences have resulted in extensive proceedings. Some of them, such as the conferences in Thessaloniki and Sydney have resulted in printed proceedings, while others are collected online (Barcelona, Chicago, Istanbul, Sao Paolo, or St. Augustine). These proceedings form an exceptional track record of planning history and of the emergence of topics and themes in the field, and they guarantee that the scholarship will be available for the long term. The conference call for the 17th IPHS conference in Delft on the topic of History -urbanism -Resilience received broad interest; 571 scholars submitted abstracts. Of those proposals, we accepted 439, many after revisions. 210 authors went through double-blind peer review of the full paper, of which 135 were ultimately accepted. The proceedings now contain either long abstracts or fully peer-reviewed contributions. We are currently establishing an IPHS proceedings series, digitizing earlier paper versions, and bringing electronic ones into one location. We hope that the IPHS Delft proceedings and the whole series will be both an instrument of scholarly output and a source for research and that they will contribute to further establish research on planning history throughout the world.
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