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NUDA is a non-profit organisation which aims to gather qualified urban designers from the Nordic countries as members for the purpose of stronger promoting urban design as a necessity within city planning.

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Frontpage: URBAN DESIGN PROCESS 2012
Frontpage: Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
Frontpage: NUDA STUDENT SUMMIT 2012
Projects: ...THIS SUMMER SCHOOL
Check out: URBAN DESIGN AWARDS
Frontpage: NUDA STUDENT SUMMIT 2012
Check out: HĹLLBAR STAD
Check out: CULBURB, Shaping Cities - Prague
Frontpage: NUDA STUDENT SUMMIT 2012
Projects: ...THIS CONFERENCE
Check out: Innovation and Creativity of Women
Projects: ...THIS ONLINE MAGAZINE
Projects: ...THIS LIGHT CONFERENCE
Check out: Sandefjord Byforum Ressurs
Projects: ... INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP
Projects: ... THIS OUT
Projects: ... THIS PROJECT
Check out: LEARNING FROM BERGEN
Projects: ... THIS STUDENT PROJECT
Projects: ... THIS PROJECT
Projects: ... CYMBIOCITY
Check out: MISTRA URBAN FUTURES
Projects: ... THIS COMPETITION
News: IISD
Check out: SUSTAINABLE CITIES STOCKHOLM
Projects: ...THIS CAMPAIGN
News: Bluespace: a typological matrix for port cities
Projects: ... THE IFME 2012 IN HELSINKI
News: A THEORY ABOUT THE CITY AS OBJECT
Projects: ...THIS AWARD POSSIBILITY
News: WHAT IS PLACEMAKING?
Projects: ...TRAINING WITH GEHL
Projects: ...THIS MASTERS STUDY
Projects: ...THIS COMPETITION
News: THE UPSIDE OF A DOWN ECONOMY
News: WFS2010 SUMMARY REPORT
Projects: ...THE WINNERS
News: America's Health Threat: Poor Urban Design
Projects: ... THIS URBAN DESIGN AWARD
Projects: ...THIS PROJECT
Projects: ...THIS COMPETITION INVITE
News: ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN FOR CRIME REDUCTION
Projects: ...THIS AUTHOR
Check out: Changes for the future of NUDA
Frontpage: URBAN DESIGN STUDENTS - LOOK HERE!
Check out: Moa Sundberg, Chairman of NUDA Student Board
Projects: ...THIS CONFERENCE
Projects: ...THIS INITIATIVE
Projects: ...THIS CONFERENCE
Frontpage: NEW YEAR 2012
Frontpage: MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011
Frontpage: COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Frontpage: Competition Announcement 7th December
Projects: Submission closed 15th October
Projects: NUDA on Facebook
Projects: Density, What´s to learn about that.
Check out: LED in Space
Check out: PLDC Conference, Madrid
Frontpage: URBAN LIGHT SUMMIT 2011
Check out: CREATIVE DESIGN WORKSHOP
Frontpage: NORDIC URBAN LIGHT DESIGN COMPETITION 2011
Frontpage: NORDIC URBAN LIGHT DESIGN COMPETITION
Frontpage: Liveable Cities Tour 2011
News: PHILIPS GOES INTO PARTNERSHIP WITH NUDA
News: NUDA redefines itself
Projects: NUDA SPONSOR
Frontpage: REGIONAL CONFERENCE
Check out: CONFERENCE 1st April, Bergen
News: PLACEMAKING NEWS
Frontpage: ARKITEKTUR/BY&LYS
Frontpage: NEW YEAR - NEW CONFERENCES!
Frontpage: MERRY CHRISTMAS!!
News: NUDA LOOKING FORWARD
Check out: DESIGNS FOR OUR FUTURE
Check out: A PLACE FOR CREATIVITY
Check out: 3rd Nordic Passive House Conference
Projects: Hong Kong Waterfront
Projects: Granville Island
Frontpage: WFS2010 SUMMARY REPORT
News: Cars and bikes can coexist in vibrant cities
Projects: LÉVA Urban Design AS
Projects: LÉVA Urban Design AS
News: Tracing the Influence of urban design and the CIAM architects
Check out: Routes, Roads & Landscapes
News: When Urban Design is of national importance!
News: Pass the Urban veggies, please!
News: Submission deadline for the Mayor's Urban Design Awards in Calgary
Check out: 09//DRIVING SUSTAINABILITY
News: Transport renewable energy becoming a Nordic forte
News: NZIA takes bold new stance on urban design reform
Check out: Eco City Conference 2009
Check out: Design to live with future flooding
Check out: Urban Design Group - Annual conference
News: Capacity Check, UK
News: Urban Architect talks the walk in Saskatoon
News: Co-founder and partner in Gehl Architects, Jan Gehl, has received the highest honour from the Danish Arts Foundation, the lifelong grant
News: Big screens in public spaces
Check out: NUDA SUMMER SHCOOL SANDEFJORD 2009
Check out: CITISENSE 2009
Frontpage: Urban branding
News: NUDA SUMMER SCHOOL 2009
News: ARCHIPRIX
Check out: Get Inspired
Check out: Nuda Summer School
Check out: Annual Conference
Check out: Student Competition
Projects: 3RW
Projects: Gehl Architects
Projects: PROJECTS // Feleti Design Consultants
Projects: Gehl Architects
Projects: David Lock Associates
Projects: David Lock Associates
Frontpage: Welcome to NUDA
06.02.12, 12:00
IISD
The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is a Canadian-based, public policy research institute that has a long history of conducting cutting-edge research into sustainable development.
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02.02.12, 12:18
Bluespace: a typological matrix for port cities
The sea covers more than 70% of the Earth's surface. Now for the first time in history more than half the world's people live in cities and many of the world's most populated conurbations are located on the ocean periphery. Climate change is making littoral zones a potentially productive location for the development of new forms of urban space in coastal cities. Increased urbanisation and the foregrounding of the coastal condition make the association between cities and the sea one of the most important environmental juxtapositions of the 21st century. The aim of this paper is to re-theorise the collision of the public realm and the sea edge, and provide a range of design precedents for this emerging urban space phenomenon. The paper will introduce the concept of 'bluespace' and define a matrix with nine instances of how urban space and sea space combine to produce distinct public space types in port cities. Case studies of each type will be presented and discussed in detail with reference to textual and representational descriptions of the space in question.
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01.02.12, 14:19
A THEORY ABOUT THE CITY AS OBJECT
A series of recent papers (Hillier et al, 1993; Hillier, 1996b, 2000) have outlined a generic process by which spatial configurations, through their effect on movement, first shape, and then are shaped by, land-use patterns and densities. The aim of this paper is to make the spatial dimension of this process more precise. The paper begins by examining a large number of axial maps, and finds that although there are strong cultural variations in different regions of the world, there are also powerful invariants. The problem is to understand how both cultural variations and invariants can arise from the spatial processes that generate cities. The answer proposed is that socio-cultural factors generate the differences by imposing a certain local geometry on the local construction of settlement space, while micro-economic factors, coming more and more into play as the settlement expands, generate the invariants.
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30.01.12, 23:50
WHAT IS PLACEMAKING?
“’Placemaking’ is both an overarching idea and a hands-on tool for improving a neighborhood, city or region. It has the potential to be one of the most transformative ideas of this century.” -Metropolitan Planning Council of Chicago
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28.01.12, 20:45
WFS2010 SUMMARY REPORT
WFS2010 presented a unique view about how waterfronts could be developed in the future.
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28.01.12, 21:06
THE UPSIDE OF A DOWN ECONOMY
The stumbling global economy, vulnerable energy supply, and loss of confidence in far-flung markets are being balanced by a surge of interest in things local: production of local food, promotion of local businesses, preservation of local character, improvement of public spaces, and perhaps most important, the rediscovery of meaningful ways to belong to a community.
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27.01.12, 12:24
America's Health Threat: Poor Urban Design
Researchers can have revelatory moments in remarkable places—the African savannah, an ancient library, or the ruins of a lost civilization. But Richard J. Jackson's epiphany occurred in 1999 in a banal American landscape: a dismal stretch of the car-choked Buford Highway, near the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
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26.01.12, 19:03
ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN FOR CRIME REDUCTION
REPORT A done for Queensland, Australia in 2007. Works well as a basis for understanding the fundemental issues of this approach towards urban development.
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15.04.11, 10:15
NUDA redefines itself
After four years of operations mainly focused around conferences and academies, NUDA is finally taking the step into becoming a fully operational organisation. NUDA have defined four main focus areas that will be the core of the organisational structure.
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15.04.11, 16:44
PHILIPS GOES INTO PARTNERSHIP WITH NUDA
City lighting and sustainability is one of the key factors NUDA will focus on in the future coming. Energy saving issues, beautification and enhancement of the public life can strategically be done by the use of light.
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