Karel Schmeidler

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Associated Professor Dr. Karel Schmeidler, has 30 years’ experience in architectural, urban and transport research and related planning fields. He has worked on several national and international research projects involving sociology, design, urban planning, integrated land use and transport planning research, including the EC projects SIZE, ASI, CONSENSUS, TRAINER, ADVISORS, COST Action projects, Central European University Fellowships (Soros Foundation Projects) and HUMANIST Centre of Excellence and many important national projects funded by the Czech Grant Agency and some Czech ministries (e.g Ministry of Education, Transport, Local Development and Environment) and universities (Praha, Brno, Ostrava). He has dozens publications encompassing sociology, urban design, urban sociology, planning and transport fields, and has authored or contributed to several books, including Sociology for Architects and Town planners (Brno 1997 and reprinted 2001) and Mobility and Accessibility for Elderly, (Novpress 2009) Urban Mobility and Accessibility, (2010, Key Publishing, Ostrava.

Key words: Architecture, urban design, urban sociology, transport planning