Modular building blocks for a more sustainable horizontal city: a co-evolutionary analysis of dispersed urban development in Flanders.

01 January 2013 → 31 October 2017
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Architectural design
    • Architecture
    • Art studies and sciences
    • Interior architecture
  • Engineering and technology
    • Architectural engineering
    • Architecture
    • Interior architecture
    • Urban and regional design, development and planning
horizontal city co-evolutionary planning dispersed urbanization sustainable urbanism modularity
Project description

This research project focusses on the emergence of modular ordering within the co-evolutionary development of processes of dispersed urbanization over a long period of time. Through case research of dispersed urbanization in Flanders the determining character of modular ordering towards pathdependency is studied and opportunities for pathcreation towards a more sustainable mode of urbanization will be identified.