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Friday, 29. November 2019 - 12:15

New paper by Marie Horňáková and Jana Jíchová was recently published in Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. Entitled Deciding where to live: case study of cohousing-inspired residential project in Prague, the piece focuses on the process of selecting a new place of residence located in the inner city of Prague. Apart from residential decision-making, the authors also highlight the emergence of reurbanisation in Czechia and discuss some implications of the cohousing-inspired project on urban planning.

Wednesday, 27. November 2019 - 14:03

Martin Ouředníček, Adam Klsák and Jiří Nemeškal attended an international seminar „Suburban revolution and peripheral urban territories in the post-Soviet space", which took place between 14-17 November in the more than 7000 km distant city Ulan-Ude (Republic of Buryatia, Russia). Their joint lecture was entitled „Czech suburbanization in the post-transformation era – the development, evaluation and challenges.“ We would like to thank organizers (namely Anatoliy Breslavsky and Konstantin Grigorichev) for the invitation, a warm welcome, and perfectly organized conference, and also to all participants for their interesting contributions (in general from diverse urban environments and contexts) and for creating a very friendly and inspiring atmosphere throughout the event.We look forward to future cooperation and meetings!

Wednesday, 27. November 2019 - 14:00

Petra Špačková succeeded in the grant competition of the Czech Science Foundation (category of social and human sciences) with her three-year project "History and future of housing estates: quality of residential environment and residential satisfaction."  Within this category, she was one of four successful applicants from the Faculty of Science. Big congratulations to Petra as well as to her co-applicant Slávka Ferenčuhová from Czech Academy of Sciences! We look forward to the results of the exciting new project!

Tuesday, 22. October 2019 - 13:39

Eight URRlab members participated in the 8th International Urban Geographies of Post-communist States Conference (CAT-ference) in Belgrade, Serbia. We would like to thank organizers for the successful event (both professionally and socially). We look forward to attending the next edition of CAT-ference in Budapest! 

 

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