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Sustainable Infrastructure, Environmental and Resource Management for Highly Dynamic Metropolises

Rapid Planning (RP) is an action oriented research project that has been developed under the umbrella of the Future Megacities Research Program of the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). RP seeks to develop a rapid trans-sectoral urban planning methodology with a focus on urban basic services infrastructure, specifically targeting supply and disposal infrastructure. The service sectors covered by the project include energy, water, waste water, solid waste, and urban agriculture.

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Frankfurt UAS) is extensively involved in the integration of the project with the German reference city of Frankfurt am Main, as well as in the integration of the RP methodology into spatial and urban planning procedures in the case cities. It is also involved in the analyses of the different municipal administrative and planning structures and is the leader of “Capacity building/training units” work package, including the organisation of capacity building workshops for the international partners.

Rapid Planning is sponsored by the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF).

Presentation of the Rapid Planning Project to a Chinese Delegation of urban experts
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
November 2017

Rapid Planning Mid-term Conference
Nairobi, Kenya
September 2017
To see a summary of the sessions and download the presentations click here

First International Capacity Building Workshop
Frankfurt am Main and Heidelberg, Germany
May 2016
The documentation brochure can be downloaded here

Rapid Planning Presentation at the Conference  "Zukunftssicher Planen und Bauen im Ballungsraum"
Frankfurt am Main, March 2015
Given by Prof. Michael Peterek
Organized by the Frankfurt Research Institute FFin. Link to presentation

Latest news and publications

RAPID PLANNING, Nachhaltiges Infrastruktur-, Umwelt- und Ressourcen- Management für hoch dynamische Metropolregionen
A publication of the Frankfurt UAS Rapid Planning Team for the journal TRANSFORMING CITIES, 1-2016, pag. 56-60
Link to the complete article here

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