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Social and ecological perspectives for mobility and cities: Examples from abroad

The 2023 ARL Congress Towards a viable and mobile future - How can we plan socially just and ecologically responsible mobility? will include a hybrid English-language session with different presentations on 'Social and Environmental Perspectives on Mobility and Cities: Examples from abroad' on Friday, 23 June 2023 at 10:00 a.m. (CET). 

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ARL International Summer School 2023, 06-08 July

The ARL in cooperation with the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning at the University of Luxembourg are organising the ARL International Summer School 2023. The topic is 'A CONTESTED RELATIONSHIP? Urbanisation & the Digital, vs. Digitalisation & the Urban'.

Country Profile of Sweden

OUT NOW: The Country Profile of Sweden

Samhällsplanering is the Swedish term for spatial planning. Although the word samhälle may be translated to English as society, in the Swedish context the term even includes the notion of community as well as settlement, village, town or suburb and thus also the physical and spatial dimension...

Country Profile Liechtenstein

OUT NOW: The Country Profile of Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein is one of only two double-landlocked countries worldwide, surrounded by Austria and Switzerland in the center of the Alps. The historical development of spatial planning in the principality of Liechtenstein has been strongly influenced by four specificities.

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