Monthly Archives: April 2020

Moodleraum Master-Vorlesung Aktuelle Fragen der Raumplanung

Moodleraum Master-Vorlesung Aktuelle Fragen der Raumplanung

Uns wurde von Problemen mit dem Zugang zum Moodleraum für die o.g. genannte Vorlesung berichtet. Tatsächlich funktioniert der Link aus dem lsf auf den Moodleraum nicht. Gleichwohl ist die Vorlesung leicht auf Moodle zu finden.

https://moodle.tu-dortmund.de/enrol/index.php?id=19405 .

Bitte schreiben Sie sich ein, da wichtige Informationen zur Vorlesung nur über Moodle kommuniziert werden. Die Vorlesung beginnt nächste Woche zur festgesetzten Zeit per Videostream. Die Zugangsinformationen erhalten Sie über Moodle.

Conversational Cuts on teaching and learning in False Creek Flats, Vancouver (CA)

Conversational Cuts on teaching and learning in False Creek Flats. Reflecing on our undergraduate student excursion (F02-Projekt) to Vancouver (CA) in February and March 2020

By Robin A. Chang with Ned Jacobs, 06 April, 2020

Experiencing and exploring contemporary conundrums with urban and industrial lands

A most unusually unsexy topic for planning is that of industrial lands. The re-design and re-use of buildings and lands that are most stereotypically associated with pollution and nuisance, however, are soon if not already a challenge for many metropolitan areas.

This is a point that I, along with seven other undergraduate students and a community colleague would better come to understand during a two-week excursion from February 24th until March 11th, 2020 to study urban, industrial lands in Vancouver. Through our visits and interviews, we confronted a changing reality for what we traditional conceive as industrial activities. The grating noises, intrusive smells, and rough surfaces still exist, though toxic emissions are much reduced. Moreover, they co-exist now with glassed laboratories, FOB accessible open-plan offices, smartly branded breweries, and discrete fab-lab storefronts. The emerging and parallel existence of these functions fall under an outdated category of industrial land use zoning. In the meantime, development pressures, especially for multi-family housing, increasingly encroach upon these uses.
 

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