MASTERCLASS IN GENK

21-22 October 2021

Our territories are in perpetual development. For this reason, major urban development projects aim to implement planning measures on a given urban territory integrating the different territorial scales. These approaches, which are often very costly and long term, rarely integrate the more local and social dimensions that they are confronted with due to their direct relationship with the neighborhoods they cross and border. However, these daily dynamics are just as crucial for the regeneration of

  crucial for urban regeneration in order to ensure ownership by the users of the project.

Yet these daily dynamics are just as crucial for urban regeneration in order to ensure appropriation by the users concerned. So how do we link these large urban development projects with more local approaches?

Through urban development projects in Genk: C-mine, Staelenstraat, Stiemerbeekvallei, Masterplan Lo 2020 , the masterclass will question why the creation of links between these two approaches and scales is so important and with what frequencies, intensities, objectives and purposes should the bridge be made?

Presentations can be found here