As an urbanist, I had been participating in real practice for twelve years, mainly in Rotterdam, in urban renewal processes. I had been published about this issues books, papers in international journals and films. My main topics are urban regeneration design strategies, urban planning, socio-spatial processes, sustainable development.
Machiel van Dorst is an environmental designer and is specialized in environment-behavior interaction and sustainable development. Behavior research and design is related to control, social safety, community design, child friendly cities, health and stress reduction through design. For sustainable development the emphasis is on the combination of livability and ecological design.