|Dr Sébastien Darchen|
- BS Urban Planning (University of Paris VIII)
- Master of Urban Planning (University of Paris X)
- Master in Housing Development and Management (University of Cape Town)
- PhD in Urban Studies (INRS-UCS, Montreal)
- Member of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) (Affiliate QLD)
- Faculty member of the City Institute (York University, Toronto)
Dr. Sébastien Darchen joined the School of GPEM (University of Queensland) in 2011 after being affiliated with the Faculty of Environmental Studies (York University, Toronto) from 2009 to 2011. Previously, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Canada Research Chair on the Socio-Organizational Challenges of the Knowledge Economy (Teluq-UQAM, Montreal) from 2007 to 2009.
Dr. Sébastien Darchen studies the strategies of urban stakeholders in the provision of the built environment, this includes:
- Urban regeneration
- Economic development strategies
- Globalization & network society
- Mobility of urban policies
- Urban design and place-making
- Public participation in planning
Articles in peer-reviewed journals
Darchen, S and Ladouceur, E. 2013. "Social sustainability in urban regeneration practice: A case study of the Fortitude Valley Renewal Plan in Brisbane". Australian Planner. (in press).
Darchen, S. and D-G. Tremblay. 2013. “The local governance of culture-led regeneration projects: A comparative analysis between Montreal and Toronto”. Urban Research & Practice, vol. 6, no.2 (in press).
Darchen, S. 2013. “The creative city and the redevelopment of the Toronto Entertainment District: A BIA-led regeneration process.” International Planning Studies, vol. 18, no. 2 (in press)
Darchen, S and S. Huston. 2012. ‘Sustainable urban regeneration and the TOD development model: lessons from Albion Mill in Brisbane’. Pacific Rim Property Research Journal, vol. 18, no. 2, pp.
Huston, Simon, Darchen, Sebastien and Ladouceur, Emma (2012) De-risking transport-oriented development regeneration. Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal, vol. 5, number 3.
Tremblay, D-G. and S. Darchen
. 2011. “Municipal family policy and work-family articulation: the case of five Quebec municipalities”, The Canadian Journal of Regional Science
, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 15-32.
Tremblay, D-G and S. Darchen. 2010. “The creative class thesis and the mobility patterns of knowledge workers considering the place of birth: The case of Montreal”, International Journal of Knowledge-Based Development, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 176-203.
Darchen, S. and D-G. Tremblay. 2010. “What attracts and retains knowledge workers/students: the quality of place or career opportunities? The cases of Montreal and Ottawa”, Cities, vol. 27, no.4, pp. 225-233
Darchen, S. and D-G. Tremblay. 2009. “La mise en forme d’un pôle de haute technologie en proche banlieue: d’un aménagement fonctionnaliste à un urbanisme de créneau. Le cas de Saint-Laurent dans la région métropolitaine de Montréal”, The Canadian Geographer, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 222-238.
Darchen, S. and C. Poitras. 2007. “Saint-Laurent: transformations urbaines d’une ville de banlieue: Quels changements dans la relation centre/périphérie? ”, Canadian Journal of Urban Research, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 73-93.
Peer-reviewed conference papers
Darchen, S. 2012. “Does place-making lead to socially sustainable communities? Study of the Fortitude Valley Renewal Plan”, 5th International Urban Design Conference, Melbourne-10-12th September.
Darchen, S. 2012. “Creative economy policies : the case of the video game industry in Brisbane and Melbourne (Australia) ”, Session “Opening the Black Box of 'Creative' Policies 2 - Rationalities, Logics, Practices”, Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual meeting, New York (USA), February, 24-28.
Darchen, S. 2011. “Creative city movements in Toronto and Vancouver: A comparative analysis”. World Planning Schools Congress, Perth, Australia, July 4-8.
Darchen, S. 2011. “Economic development strategies in Toronto and Vancouver: Towards a comparative analysis with Australian cities (Melbourne and Brisbane)”, State of Australian Cities, National Conference, November 29th- December 2nd.
Darchen, S. and D-G. Tremblay. 2011. “The attraction/retention of knowledge workers and the creative city paradigm: can we plan for the “talents” and at what cost? The case of Montreal” in Grant, Jill (Ed.). Attracting and Retaining Talented and Creative Workers in Canadian Cities: The Social Dynamics of Economic Innovation. Theme 2: Talent Attraction. Innovation System Network project. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (forthcoming).
Darchen, S. and D-G. Tremblay. 2010. “Attracting and retaining the workforce in science and technology: the case of Montreal” in Kostas Metaxiotis, Francisco Javier Carrilloand TanYigitcanlar (Eds.), Knowledge-Based Development of Cities and Societies: an Integrated Multi-level Approach. USA: IGI Global, pp. 42-58.
Darchen, S. 2009. “Vers un urbanisme de créneau. Saint-Laurent dans la région métropolitaine de Montréal” in Gilles Sénécal and Laurence Bherer (Eds). La métropolisation et ses territoires. Collection «Sciences régionales». Québec: Presses de l’Université du Québec, pp. 87-103.
Economic development strategies, urban governance and policy mobilities in a global context. Case studies of Brisbane and Melbourne. New Staff Grant
Revitalization process of entertainment districts in Canada: a comparison between Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver
- Associate researcher: Governance of work-family balance: municipalities as stakeholders in the public service sector
- Associate researcher in the CURA (Community-University Research Alliance) on work-life balance over the life course (theme 3: social and urban development)
PLAN 3000 Plan Making
PLAN 7121 Sustainable communities
Contributes to :
PLAN1100 Foundational Ideas for Planning
GEOG 3003 The Asian Metropolis
PLAN3005 Community Planning & Participation
Last updated: Jan 8, 2013