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Welcome to Accessible Hubs

Knöll, Martin
Knöll, Martin and Halblaub Miranda, Marianne and Vasquez Fauggier, Gladys (eds.) :

Welcome to Accessible Hubs.
In: Accessible Hubs – International workshop on Universal Design in urban mobility systems, 8. + 9. November 2018, Technische Universität Darmstadt.
[Conference or Workshop Item], (2018)

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Title: Welcome to Accessible Hubs
Language: English
Abstract:

Abstract

This presentation introduces to the first international workshop on Universal Design in urban mobility systems.

Speaker’s bio

Martin Knöll is Assistant Professor of Urban Health Games (UHG) in the Department of Architecture at Technische Universität Darmstadt. He is a registered architect and holds a PhD from University of Stuttgart, Germany, on health-oriented urbanism. Previously, Dr. Knöll was visiting scholar at the Lansdown Centre for Electronic Arts at Middlesex University, London, UK, and held a post-doc position at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. Dr. Knöll leads new transdisciplinary collaborations between urban designers and health experts to address global health challenges such as social inclusion, sustainable mobility systems, Access for All, physically inactive lifestyles, diabetes and mental health. Current research projects include project mo.de – the mobility design project (LOEWE research cluster Infrastructure – Design – Society), the coordination of a DAAD / European Union funded Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership PREHealth and a funded research cooperation on accessibility with the Frankfurt book fair.

Classification DDC: 700 Künste und Unterhaltung > 710 Landschaftsgestaltung, Raumplanung
700 Künste und Unterhaltung > 720 Architektur
Divisions: 15 Department of Architecture > Fachgruppe E: Stadtplanung > Urban Health Games
Event Title: Accessible Hubs – International workshop on Universal Design in urban mobility systems
Event Location: Technische Universität Darmstadt
Event Dates: 8. + 9. November 2018
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2018 10:43
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2018 10:43
Related URLs:
URN: urn:nbn:de:tuda-tuprints-82551
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The host research group

The Urban Health Games research group (UHG) of the Department of Architecture hosted the 1st International workshop on Universal Design in urban mobility systems. UHGs’ research and teaching activities focus on people-centred urban design in building new collaborations between urban designers, health and mobility experts to address global challenges such as inclusion, active lifestyles and Access for All.

www.stadtspiele.tu-darmstadt.de

The organizing team

Martin Knöll, Marianne Halblaub Miranda, Gladys Vasquez Fauggier, Sabine Hopp

With support from

Peter Eckart, Kai Vöckler, Yves Grossmann, Greta Hohmann and Annalena Kluge.

The Accessible Hubs workshop is kindly supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and by project–mo.de, a multidisciplinary research cluster led by HfG Offenbach, investigating sustainable mobility systems in the Frankfurt Rhein-Main urban agglomeration (LOEWE SP IDG).

URI: https://tuprints.ulb.tu-darmstadt.de/id/eprint/8255
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