Planning the underground space coupled with the development of legal frameworks will require planners and decision-makers to work together with new knowledge and understanding of the specific constraints and opportunities of this important space. This book occupies an important niche and significantly advances the discussion in this area.
Dr Joan Clos
Under Secretary-General, United Nations
Executive Director, UN-Habitat
Their book is the result of their vision and a step towards nurturing dialogue through educating current and future decision-makers. It features an ideal balance between technicality and accessibility, between a comprehensive approach to the matter and in-depth case studies that will help the reader translate its new knowledge into the real world.
September 2021 – A Multi-Dimensional Planning Approach (MDPA) - Towards a New Rationale to Planning and Visualising Underground Spaces as Part of the Urban Metabolism. In: Proceedings AFTES Congress 2021.
November 2020 – Future Cities, Post-Oil Cities: Underground Spaces as Vital Part of the Urban Metabolism. In: ISOCARP Review of World Planning Practice, Volume 16: Post-Oil Urbanism.
November 2018 – Bankable and investment-ready Underground Space Developments. In: Proceeding of the 16th World Conference of the Associated Research Centers for the Urban Underground Space (ACUUS).
December 2017 – The Impact of Urban Planning on the Design and Operation of Stations and Interchange Hubs. Research and Praxis, Underground Traffic and Underground Building, Vol. 49, STUVA-Tagung 2017: International Forum for Tunnels and Infrastructure.
May 2016 – Engaging decision-makers for an urban underground future. Tunnels and Underground Space Technology - Elsevier Science.
May 2016 – Why underground space should be included in urban planning policy – And how this will enhance an urban underground future. Tunnels and Underground Space Technology - Elsevier Science.