Abstract Topics

Abstract Topics

BiodiverCity
    • Urban ecology
    • Water and ecology as urban conditions
    • Nature-driven urbanism
    • Nature-inclusive design & planning
    • Balancing the urban and the natural
    • Birds, insects and flowers first
    • Measuring biodiversity in urban environments
    • Bridging the urban-rural divide
    • Urban forestry
    • Food forests
    • (urban) Landscape management approaches and monitoring
    • Green infrastructure
    • Biocultural diversity
    • Systems approaches to urban change
    • (Re)vitalizing urban soils
    • Solutions for competing underground infrastructures.

Topics that are not mentioned here but are in this field of research are welcome!

Circular City
      • Low-carbon & renewable energy systems
      • Circular water
      • Energy efficiency & residual energy use
      • Biobased materials and products
      • Reuse and recycling of materials and products (Cross laminated timber etc.)
      • Phosphorus, urban landscape system and the built environment
      • Nitrogen, urban landscape system and the built environment
      • Sustainable food systems
      • Material passports, assessments and classifications
      • Urban metabolism and urban homeostasis
      • Measuring circularity and the circular economy
      • Food-energy-water-space nexus

Topics that are not mentioned here but are in this field of research are welcome!

Healthy City
        • Clean and healthy air, water and soil
        • Reducing noise pollution
        • Nature inclusiveness and the effect on people’s health
        • Informal communities
        • Equity & social inclusion
        • Social-ecological inclusive urbanism
        • City-regional food system and local diets
        • Heat island effects, heat waves, resilience and health
        • Resilience in the built environment to COVID-19 and other virus infections
        • Biking, walking and health

Topics that are not mentioned here but are in this field of research are welcome

Resilient City
          • Resilient coastal landscapes and urban deltas (delta urbanism)
          • Resilient port and harbour transformations
          • Resilient communities
          • Adaptive urban landscape planning and design
          • Nature-based solutions linked to urban design and resilient urban development
          • Designing green space in high-density environments
          • Critical infrastructure and extreme events
          • Landscape-based regional urban development and climate adaptation
          • Emergency preparedness and response

Topics that are not mentioned here but are in this field of research are welcome!

Cross-cutting theme - Governance & transitions
          • Transformation processes: governance and economics
          • ICTs and data monitoring data and internet of things
          • Education, communication and awareness
          • Participation & co-creating urban transformations
          • Integrating disciplines and knowledge sectors with new thinking and innovation
          • The Cross-cutting themes should be linked to one of the other four main themes to make it cross-cutting!