UN-Habitat Global Urban Lecture s06e08: The Spatial Justice of the Commons

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a workshop, seminar, course or other meeting


In this lecture, Roberto Rocco from the Delft University of Technology, focuses on unfolding the notion of sustainability into its economic, social and environmental components by using Garrett Hardin’s idea of the Tragedy of the Commons. The lecture focuses on the concepts of social sustainability and spatial justice as bedrocks for real sustainability in urban development.
Period11 Aug 2020 → …
Event title6th Edition of UN-Habitat Global Urban Lectures
Event typeCourse
LocationNairobi, KenyaShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • spatial justice
  • the commons
  • rational choice theory
  • governance
  • governance of the commons
  • communicative rationality
  • communicative planning
  • spatial planning