Profile of Mrs Karen Buurmans-Niemi Helsinki University of Technology / Delft University of Technology

Karen Buurmans-Niemi

General research interests

How do perception, "use" and urban structure interrelate? How do cognitive, socio-economic and "physical" processes manifest themselves in the urban system?

Latest deposited documents

Perception and Use of Urban Structure: the Frame - Pattern - Circuit (FPC) Model image
Perception and Use of Urban Structure: the Frame - Pattern - Circuit (FPC) Model (June 2010)

The paper introduces a conceptual model for analysis of the urban system connecting the morphological, socio-economic and cognitive factors and...

Letter of Introduction image
Letter of Introduction (January 2010)

• Stage in the PhD process I am in the second year of my PhD studies at Helsinki University of Technology and in the process of outlining my...

Perception and use of urban structure: the Frame - Pattern - Circuit (FPC) model image
Perception and use of urban structure: the Frame - Pattern - Circuit (FPC) model (January 2010)

Significance of place -- in terms of "genius loci", identity, and economical viability -- is found high on the present-day planning...

Between outopos and non-place image
Between outopos and non-place (September 2008)

Abstract

The public domain is and has always been, simultaneously, the result of and subject to the frail and uncertain balance between...