plaNext–Next Generation Planning, Planning Inclusive Spaces: An Inter- and Transdisciplinary Approach, Volume 10, December 2020

Volume 10,  ISSN 2468-0648, DOI 10.24306/plnxt.2020.vol10


Pınar Dörder and Batoul Ibrahim and Roger Keil

Editorial: Planning inclusive spaces–in a new light

[From the introduction] It is deeply satisfying to know that Volume 10 of AESOP Young Academics’ peer-reviewed journal plaNext – Next Generation Planning is now available to you. This volume stems from the 13th Young Academics conference which took place from the 2nd to the 5th of April 2019 in Darmstadt ...

Type: Editorial introduction Special Issue: Planning Inclusive Spaces


Céline Janssen and Tom Daamen and Co Verdaas

Implementing Social Sustainability in Area Development Projects in the Netherlands

During recent decades, urbanization processes and changing population compositions in European cities have underlined the relevance of social sustainability for urban development. Despite a growing amount of research on the social sphere of sustainability, the actual implementation of social sustainability in area development projects remains problematic. In the Netherlands, as ...

Type: Research article Special Issue: Planning Inclusive Spaces


Dexter Du

Urban Living Lab: What Is It, and What Is the Matter?

The research agenda for urban innovation and experimentation seems to find new momentum in recent times. The recent emergence of Urban Living Lab (ULL) is an example demonstrating such a trend. Against this background, this paper begins with the interest in clarifying what ULL is. Various sources offer many definitions ...

Type: Research article Special Issue: Planning Inclusive Spaces


Elisa Privitera

The third sector in the planning, production, and regeneration of inclusive public space. Notes from an ongoing experience in a distressed Sicilian neighborhood

Due to the decrease of public and private funds invested in the production and regeneration of public spaces in Southern Italy, collaborative efforts among public/private actors seems to be a compelling alternative strategy for supporting urban transformations. While both planning and policy approaches have been unable to completely adapt to ...

Type: Research article Special Issue: Planning Inclusive Spaces


Basak Tanulku

Urban Space-Making through Protests: The Transformation of Gezi Park into a Bricolage

In the last decade, the world has seen a surge of protests and social movements. Also in Turkey, a group of protesters occupied the Gezi Park in 2013 against the government’s plans to transform it into a commercial complex. This paper explores the protests to advance knowledge on the relationship ...

Type: Research article