Sustainable Urban Development and Infrastructure
Mendel Giezen works on the intersection between infrastructure and sustainable urban development within the field of Urban Planning. In particular he works on: the upscaling of low carbon urban initiatives; the impact of decentralised infrastructures on sustainable urban planning; and shifting governance patterns in circular urban systems. He has more than a decade of experience in course development, coordination and lecturing, and is the academic director of the Summer School "Planning the Circular City" and the coordinator of the courses "Climate Proof Cities" and "Spatial Implications of Environmental Change". He has published in a wide range of international peer reviewed ISI-ranked journals both collaboratively and as a single author.