The Academy program offers an integrated introduction to German and international students of interdisciplinary planning into the current regional, urban and landscape planning and governance policy themes structures within large urbanized regions. The main topics deal with regional and urban design and management policy of physical regeneration of urban and suburban areas with differing dynamics of growth and/or shrinking, brownfield regeneration and the integration of landscape into the urban landscape through its activation for new forms of local urban and suburban life within the last three decades. A special emphasis is put on planning tools and the management of post-industrial transformation and its current developments and formats. The students learn about the state of art of the integrative approach of the scientific and analytic background, a stakeholder-oriented communicative planning and the specific practical urban structure analysis. Furthermore, they gain an impression of tasks of spatial design and will discuss and develop planning principles for sustainable management of Low Density Urbanized Polycentric Regions.
The program is co-developed together with our national and international partners and the participating students in mixed project teams.
2012 LODE_PORT Water Cross Castrop-Rauxel. Dortmund, Castrop-Rauxel, Ruhr
2011 LODE_PORT Campus, City, Region: Towards Connections between City and University, Osaka
2010 LODE_PORT Summer School MetropoleRuhr.2010, Dortmund, Ruhr
Department of Urban Design and Land Use Planning
Faculty of Sptial Planning
TU Dortmund University
+49 (0)231 755 2267
LODE_PORT partners in last years:
City of Dortmund
City of Castrop-Rauxel
Ruhr Regional Planning Association
Ministry of Industry & Innovation NRW
ILS Research Institute for regional and Suburban Development