Summer School “Integrated Mobility Challenges in Future Metropolitan Areas” in Delft / Amsterdam, August 2018 _ Deadline 21st June

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When: 21st – 28th August 2018

Where: Delft University of Technology (NL) with fieldwork in Amsterdam (NL)

The Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS), the Delft Deltas, Infrastructures & Mobility Initiative (DIMI), the University of Paris-Est and ARENA Architectural Research Network join Delft University of Technology in the organisation of the interdisciplinary 2018 Summer School: Integrated Mobility Challenges in Future Metropolitan Areas.

‘Integrated Mobility Challenges’ will explore interdisciplinary approaches towards sustainable urban integration of rail/metro stations within urban areas and networks. At the main point of intersection between the railway and the city, stations are key elements of the organisation of the intermodal transport but also catalysts of urban developments. By using Amsterdam (specific case study will be Amsterdam Sloterdijk station area) as test-bed and design location, you will exchange and acquire knowledge on different approaches and strategies.

Target Group: 60 researchers, young professionals and/or master students in Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, Environmental Design and Sciences, Landscape Architecture, Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics, and related disciplines (social sciences are welcome too). 3 ECTS credits will be given to every participant.

How to apply

Application deadline: 21st June 2018

Application should include: full name, email address, cell phone number, university, faculty, study program (incl. field of discipline); CV and a motivation letter (maximum of 100 words).

Please send your application or enquiries to Joran Kuijper

Admission will be based on evaluation or CV and motivation letter. Shortly after the 21st of June you will hear if you are granted to participate. No tuition fee for scholars and/or students affiliated at one of the ARENA network institutions.

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Featured image: Manifistation Teleport ’86, the new train station Sloterdijk / Foto: Frans Brusselmans / Collectie Amsterdams Stadsblad

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