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Willem K. Korthals Altes (1964) is Professor in Land development (since 1997) and is currently at the department Management in the Built Environment at the Faculty Architecture and the Built Environment. Earlier positions at TU Delft has been at OTB Research for the Built Environment and the department of Geodetic Engineering. He also teaches at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management.

Willem's research interests relate to the Governance of land development, which is about the interaction between planning, property rights and property markets, the governance of the relationship between private interests of landowners and common societal goals. Current research topics are the following.

  • The authorities as land developers,
  • new land development legislation,
  • the Europeanization of the governance of land development,
  • access to land and rural development,
  • the legal complexities of modern land use,
  • innovative and participatory land policy instruments and
  • bridging internal and external effectiveness towards a legitimate governance of land development.

 

Between 1995 and 2003 Willem has also worked in practice as (senior) consultant and later partner with Kolpron Consultants and (after merger with NEI and Ecotec) Ecorys in Rotterdam. In 1995 he has finished his PhD (Cum Laude) at the University of Amsterdam on a research project financed by NWO (the Dutch Science Foundation) and supervised by Professor Andreas Faludi on national spatial planning in the Netherlands. He has done (1989-1990) research on urban planning between 1919 and 1934 in Vienna at TU Vienna with a Research grant of the Austrian ministry. He holds a masters degree in planning (cum laude) at University of Amsterdam

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Aanvullingswet grondeigendom: continuïteit ondanks de filosofie van de Omgevingswet

Translated title of the contribution: Complementary Act on Land Ownership: Continuity despite the thinking behind the Environment and Planning ActKorthals Altes, W., 2019, In : Recht der Werkelijkheid. 2, p. 71-75 5 p.

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    Financial Instruments and Territorial Cohesion: Interim report

    Wishlade, F., Michie, R., Penje, O., Moodie, J., Norlen, G., Korthals Altes, W., Assirelli Pandolfi, C. & de la Fuente Abajo, A., 22 Jan 2019, Luxembourg: ESPON. 90 p.

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    Financial Instruments and Territorial Cohesion - Applied Research -Final Report

    Wishlade, F., Michie, R., Moodie, J., Penje, O., Norlen, G., Korthals Altes, W., Assirelli Pandolfi, C. & de la Fuente Abajo, A., 2019, Luxembourg: ESPON. 116 p.

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    Financial Instruments and Territorial Cohesion - Applied Research - Scientific Annex

    Wishlade, F., Michie, R., Moodie, J., Penje, O., Norlen, G., Korthals Altes, W., Assirelli Pandolfi, C. & de la Fuente Abajo, A., 2019, Luxembourg: ESPON. 105 p.

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    Activities

    Access to land for rural regeneration

    W.K. Korthals Altes (Speaker)

    20 Feb 2020

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    De afstemming tussen grond- en woonbeleid

    W.K. Korthals Altes (Speaker)

    5 Mar 2020

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

    Review committee for NWO-VICI projects (External organisation)

    W.K. Korthals Altes (Member)

    2019

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

    Planning Legislation as Large Project

    W.K. Korthals Altes (Speaker)

    10 Jul 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a conference

    Exchange on RURALIZATION – Knowledge-based policies to make rural dreams of young Europeans true

    W.K. Korthals Altes (Speaker), , Titus Bahner (Speaker), & Hans-Albrecht Wiehler (Speaker)

    25 Nov 2019

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    Press / Media

    Gemeente als projectontwikkelaar

    W.K. Korthals Altes

    14/03/18

    1 Media contribution

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    Zelf een huis bouwen in de stad? Prijs bouwkavel in drie jaar tijd verdriedubbeld

    W.K. Korthals Altes

    7/11/16

    1 Media contribution

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    Nederland van Boven in 2040

    W.K. Korthals Altes

    1/01/12

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities