To survive, we must adapt

Challenges of the future

The cities of the future face many challenges. Climate change is impacting our cities that at the same time keep growing as people migrate from rural areas. Higher density is required while at the same time we want the city to be the place where citizens experience life.

Future cities need to be inclusive and remain liveable. To survive, we must adapt. We need to find new ways to make our cities develop sustainably and to become resilient. The cities we need are cities that can manage acute shocks and chronic stresses. The cities we want can bounce back and can cope with increasing precipitation and heat waves.    Read more

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News and upcoming events

Gerd Albers Award for best book

October 2018

Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro received the Gerd Albers Award 2018 for best book during the ISOCARP World Congress 2018 held in Bodø, Norway in October 2018 for their book ...

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Underground Spaces Unveiled is presented

April 2018

Underground Spaces Unveiled: Planning and creating the cities of the future is the new book written by Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro. It was published ...

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Underground Spaces Unveiled is published

March 2018

Underground Spaces Unveiled: Planning and creating the cities of the future is the new book written by Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro. It was published in March 2018 by ICE Publishing in London. The book ...

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World Urban Forum (WUF9) – Kuala Lumpur

February 2018

From 7 – 12 February 2018 the ninth World Urban Forum was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA) was present with a booth on the exhibition floor ...

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AFTES Congress 2017 - The Value is Underground

November 2017

In November 2017, Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro gave a keynote lecture at the 15th International AFTES Congress - The Value is Underground, held in Paris, France ...

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Colombia, Peru and Canada

October 2017

October 2017 will see Han Admiraal travelling to Medellin, Colombia to give a keynote lecture during the ACTOS XII Andes Tunnelling and Underground Works Conference ...

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REAL CORP 2017 - Vienna - Austria

Spetember 2017

On 13 September 2017, Han Admiraal and Antonia Cornaro will give a keynote lecture at REAL CORP 2017, the 22nd International Conference on Urban Planning and Regional ...

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ITA Young Member’s NL

September 2017

Han Admiraal will attend a network event at the TU Delft, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, for students and young professionals. The event sponsored by ITA Member ...

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