LUMASEC (Project completed)

LUMASEC deals with strategic land use management, as it is one of the most important topics for competitiveness, attractiveness and sustainability of European city-regions. Today, a definition of strategies of land use implementation is limited, and therefore the recycling processes of urban brownfields are inefficient. Strategic planning is mostly unable to manage land use.

LUMASEC focuses on both the strategic level (strategic planning methods, process of cooperation between public an ...

Project launch :
21 April 2008
Project Completed :

Lead Partner

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), previously University Karlsruhe


The University of Karlsruhe and National Research Centre of Karlsruhe as one of the biggest science and engineering research institutions in Europe is merging to the *Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)*. With roundabout 8000 employees and an annual budget of about 700 million Euros, KIT is becoming a leading institution in selected science disciplines in the world.

The *Institute of Urban and Regional Planning (ISL)* is a subdivision of the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo- and Environmental Sciences. The institute focuses among others on the following topics: significance and challenges of local and regional spatial planning; management and Infrastructure planning; planning strategies and methods; EDP-based instruments of spatial planning; project management; congresses on particularly important questions of spatial planning.


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