Marion Roberts

Marion Roberts

Emeritus Professor

Prof. Marion Roberts is internationally recognised as a researcher in urban design and planning. She has led funded research projects on the urban night since 2002 and has published widely on the topic, as well as carrying out advisory roles for central and local government and NGOs.

Night ambassadors approaches

Bip.Brussels - Guichet
The urban night is about more than conventional nightlife. Urban planning needs to recognise the special properties of the night, going beyond crime and disorder and economic benefits. Night time activities have a potential for further development, for adults of all ages and characteristics. In the sphere of townscape there are greater possibilities for spaces of excitement and drama, as well as for quiet contemplation and rest.
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Night explorers working group

Bip.Brussels - Brel
The urban night is about more than conventional nightlife. Urban planning needs to recognise the special properties of the night, going beyond crime and disorder and economic benefits. Night time activities have a potential for further development, for adults of all ages and characteristics. In the sphere of townscape there are greater possibilities for spaces of excitement and drama, as well as for quiet contemplation and rest.
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Why shall we take care of the night?

Fuse - Main room
The urban night is about more than conventional nightlife. Urban planning needs to recognise the special properties of the night, going beyond crime and disorder and economic benefits. Night time activities have a potential for further development, for adults of all ages and characteristics. In the sphere of townscape there are greater possibilities for spaces of excitement and drama, as well as for quiet contemplation and rest.
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