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Posted: 2013-03-08
Blog - Less is more: rediscovering housing possibilities in time of crisis Less is more was a slogan created by the German architect Mies van der Rohe to indicate a formal minimalism that comes through subtraction in a creative process of continuous search for simplicity. This means minimizing the unnecessary to find, using creativity and modern technology, the essential.
Posted: 2012-07-16
Blog - Is there a need for a whole new way of doing urban planning and lead cities in order to confront the challenges of rapid urbanization, climate change and creating sustainable cities? During the World Cities Summit in Singapore in June 2012, the IFHP travel-squad asked three of the keynote speakers this crucial question. Here is what they responded:  Professor Sir Peter Hall, University College London:
Posted: 2012-06-19
Blog - Is the act of planning the same today as a few decades ago? Probably not. What is the evolution that planning and, more generally, the act of governing has experienced? How is it possible to reconcile spontaneous initiatives and established planning rules?
Posted: 2012-05-24
Blog - Thinking in hard bordered containers of space no longer reflects modern society.
Posted: 2012-05-16
Blog - What would Europe look like if hydrological boundaries and not political boundaries determined its structure?
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