About Aljoscha

Aljoscha has written 53 articles so far, you can find them below.

Symposium: “The Implementation of the New Urban Agenda: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”

Join us at this Council for European Urbanism (CEU) Symposium and Annual Meeting! As the United Nations’ “New Urban Agenda” moves into implementation, many questions remain about the model(s) of urbanization that will actually be used for implementation. Will we employ timeless, proven, human-scale models, as the CEU and its allies have advocated — or […] Continue reading →

Review: Sustainable Urbanism and beyond

edited by Tigran Haas, 2012 The Journal “Better! Cities & Towns” has published a review on the book: “Sustainable Urbanism and Beyond: Rethinking Cities for the Future“, edited by Tigran Haas (CEU Sweden). The book features 59 essays by 76 authors from around the world and it the second volume – following the first from 2008: “Sustainable Urbanism and Beyond: […] Continue reading →

CNU20 Webcasts online

Webcasts of CNU20 speaches are now available online. So if you didn’t have the chance to attend or missed out on a session you can now catch up. This also means that the presentations held by C.E.U. in different sessions can be reviewed. You find Joanna Alimanestianu’s presentation in the Breakout Session: Resilience and Adaptation […] Continue reading →

CEU White Paper on three major redevelopment projects in Paris: Le Projet Triangle, Paris Rive Gauche, Clichy-Batignolles

Download the CEU White Paper on Three Paris Projects. This report presents the results of an October, 2011, fact-finding study in Paris, France, to evaluate three new projects within the central city area, now in development in part as the result of recently liberalized planning restrictions on tall buildings. A fact-finding delegation from the Council […] Continue reading →

CEU to review plans for new towers in Paris

Meeting with SOS Paris to share views A fact-finding committee from the Council for European Urbanism (CEU) will visit France during the last week in September to review new plans for building towers in Paris. They will share initial findings at a meeting with SOS Paris, a long-established organization specializing in architectural issues in Paris. […] Continue reading →

New Website for City Lovers

The High Line, New York CityPicture aims to “make the city visible” A new web venture by Berliners Claudia Christen, Jürgen Cyranek and Rebecca Cyranek aims to make cities more visible on the web. The three feel that images are necessary to help explain theoretical concepts of the city. And indeed, the old adage that “a picture tells a thousand […] Continue reading →

Paris Study Tour, 28 September – 2 October 2011

Le Plessis-Robinson, an urban extension to Paris, still under construction. The Urbanism of Paris: Old and New Traditional Neighbourhoods. Organised in collaboration with CEU – Council for European Urbanism, Norway. We will visit some of the most important historic neighbourhoods of Paris, and compare them with two recent developments based on traditional urbanism and architecture: Le Plessis-Robinson, an urban extension to Paris, still under construction. […] Continue reading →