Teaching

An overview of my teaching career linking to resources and student posts.

Recent posts about teaching

The place of planning within social theory

Today I attempted to explain to my first-year BA students what theory is, what the place of planning discipline is within social theory, and why...

Why is planning important in The Netherlands?

During my last class I received written questions from my students as I wanted to know whether there are certain things that they did not grasp or...

Why are 20th century utopias important for planning?

One of the first ‘fun’ books I’ve read during my BA education was a book published in 1516, Thomas More’s ‘Utopia’, which was suggested by my urban...

Encounter with a young planning practitioner…

I invited planning practitioner Jimme Zoete to my class of yesterday within the framework of a course that I coordinate (Introduction to Urban...

Why is theory important for planning?

In today's class I explained my first year BA students what theory is, what the place of planning discipline is within social theory, and why theory...

Modernist planning: What went wrong?

“What went wrong with Bijlmer?” A student asked from the back of the class during the lecture on planning history in the Introduction to Urban...

Diverse Urbanization Dynamics Blog

As part of the Urban Geography: Urbanization and Cities of the Advanced Economies course at Utrecht University, Roosevelt Academy, I created a blog...

Recent students posts

Arts-Led Gentrification in Amsterdam: The Influence on Property Values

Arts-Led Gentrification in Amsterdam: The Influence on Property Values

Gentrification represents a popular research topic in academia and is analysed from cultural, social and economic perspectives on change. In my research, I focused on the economic aspects of gentrification. One of the major problems connected to gentrification is the...

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