Projects

A global analysis of polycentric urban regions

This project aims to contribute to the scientific literature on ‘polycentric urban regions’ . In its most basic guise, the PUR notion applies to regions characterised by the presence of a set of nearb…

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Integrating public transport and spatial development: Identifying opportunities drawing on node-place modeling

This doctoral research project originated from a research proposal for a study commissioned by the Flemish Government. The study, ultimately granted to and conducted by VITO , involved a full-scale m…

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DYNAcity: The smartest city for mobility

The DYNAcity project researches from the standpoint of the end-user which information and mobility sources a city needs to have a successful dynamic mobility management. The city of Ghent is the offic…

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Mobility Panel Flanders

A mobility panel analyses different measures on various scales which can lead to transitions in mobility patterns. Doing so enables us to investigate travel behaviour of individuals and households ove…

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Policy- and decision-making processes in Belgrade

A study on the policy- and decision-making processes regarding the urban megaproject Belgrade Waterfront, particularly focusing on the interaction between different levels of scale. This project, whic…

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Urban networks in Southeast Asia

This project tries to reveal spatial and temporal patterns of intercity connections in different dimensions of the urban network and incorporating innovative modeling, analytical, and visualizationtec…

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International land deals, local people's livelihood, and environment nexus

Following the global raise in demand for food and bio-fuel production, companies are acquiring large scale agricultural land in developing countries. The government of Ethiopia is supplying millions o…

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Travel behaviour, residential location choice and attitudes

This study analyses differences in travel behaviour between urban and non-urban residents. Travel-related attitudes, however, can affect this relation as persons can have a preference for a specific n…

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