Han Verschure

Han Verschure
KU Leuven | ku leuven · Division of Architecture and Design

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January 2014 - March 2015
KU Leuven
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  • Prof. Em.

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Publications (7)
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This timely and thought-provoking book examines the contemporary struggle of communities over land ownership and use rights in rapidly urbanising areas, analysing 12 key case studies from across four continents. Contributions from an international team of researchers, policy analysts and experts explore both neoliberal urban development policies an...
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Questions of land tenure, security and access to land, are major concerns of citizens and migrants in most cities of the world. Neo-liberal urban policies have contributed to land tenure and land market transformation, land speculation, confiscation of public space, rise of land values and gentrification in inner cities. This has caused lack of ten...
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The Historical Centre of Old Havana in Cuba is currently undergoing a comprehensive preservation and urban recovering program. Housing units are built in existing vacant plots of the old city. The design of the new buildings should be integrated in the compact urban structure that has developed throughout the past centuries. This compact morphology...
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Wars, and all other forms of political violence, have a strong impact upon a city's physical and spatial structure, as well as on the human experience of place. This article seeks to sketch patterns of "urbicide" - the destruction of Palestinian cities, institutions, and symbols of identity - as a product of the ongoing processes of Israeli militar...

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Documenting and critically evaluating many efforts of cities towards applying the Sustainable Development Goals (worldwide). Examples are highly sollicited.