My publications

ROCCO, R. (Ed.) 2018. Jane Jacobs is still here:  Jane Jacobs 100, her legacy and relevance for the 21st century. Delft: Delft University of Technology. Available for download from BK BOOKS.

ROCCO, R., & SILVA, S. d. (Eds.). 2018. Cities and Citizenship, Conference of the Netherlands Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Delft: Delft University of Technology.

ROCCO, R. 2017. Planning for Rights: Bewildered young planners in Brazil, in T. Tasan-Kok and M. Oranje (eds), From student to urban planner: Contemporary ethical challenges and reflections of a young practitioner. New York, Routledge.

ROCCO, R. 2017. Why Governance will make urban design and planning better: Dealing with the communicative turn in urban planning and design. Nairobi, World Urban Campaign, UN-Habitat. 

WANDL, A., et al. 2016. “Towards sustainable territories-in-between: a multidimensional typology of open spaces in Europe.” Planning Practice and Research 32(1): 55-84.

ROCCO, R. 2016 . “Policy Frameworks for Energy Transition in England: Challenges in a Former Industrial City.” Journal of Settlements and Spatial Planning 5(Special Issue on Planning for Resource Efficient Cities ): 41-52.

ROCCO, R. and J. v. BALLEGOOIJEN, Eds. 2016 [Forthcoming]). The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanisation. New York, Routledge.

BALLEGOIJEN, J. V. & ROCCO, R. 2013. The ideologies of informality: Informal urbanization in the architectural and planning discourses. Third World Quarterly, 34, 1794-1810.

ROCCO, R. 2013. Emerging New Roles for Designers and Planners: Articulating Soft and Hard Infrastructures. Atlantis. Delft: Polis Platform for Urbanism.

ROCCO, R. 2012. An urban geography of knowledge-intensive service firms: the case of São Paulo In: GEENHUIZEN, M. V. & NIJKAMP, P. (Eds.), The Knowledge City, Social and Policy Perspectives. Cheltenham, Edward Elgar

ROCCO, R. 2010. Spatial Structural Change and Socio-Spatial Duality under Globalisation: the case of Sao Paulo. In: KLAUFUS, C. & ZOMMERS, A., (Eds.) Latin American Studies Association: From Crisis to recovery, Chicago. LASA.

ROCCO, R. 2010. New Spaces for the New Economy: New patters for the location of advanced services in post-Fordism. 24th AESOP Annual Conference. Helsinki: AESOP.

BIGGS, M., BUCHLER, D. & ROCCO, R. 2009. Design Practice and Research: Interconnections and the criterion-based approach. In: MALINS, J., (Ed.) European Academy of Design: Design Connexity, 2009 Aberdeen. EAD & Robert Gordon University, 375-380.

ROCCO, R., BIGGS, M. & BUCHLER, D. 2009. A Pedagogical Proposal in an Area of Epistemological Uncertainty. In: PROJETAR, 13-16 Oct. 2009 Sao Paulo. FAU Mackenzie.

ROCCO, R. 2008c. An Urban Geography of Globalisation: New Urban Structures in the Age of Hyper-Connectivity, Delft, IFoU.

ROCCO, R. 2008b. A New Role for Comprehensive Spatial Planning. IN PUTTE, H. V., JONGE, H. D., DECLERCK, J., FRAUSTO, S., NADIN, V., ROCCO, R., PROVOOST, J. & ZWART, J. V. D. (Eds.) Corporations and Cities Colloquium. Brussels, TU Delft & Berlage Institute.

ROCCO, R. 2008a. The Location of Large Advanced Service Firms in the Network City Region: Evidence from the Randstad-Holland. IN PUTTE, H. V. D. (Ed.) Corporations and Cities Colloquium. Brussels, TU Delft & Berlage Institute.

ROCCO, R. 2006h. An Urban Geography of Globalisation: New Corporate Centralities in the Age of Hyper Connectivity. IN VAGGIONE, P. (Ed. ISOCARP Cities between integration and disintegration: opportunities and challenges. Istanbul, IsoCarp.

ROCCO, R. 2006g. Post-Fordism and the Emergence of New Corporate Centralities. IN SCHRIJNEN, P. M. (Ed.) Plandag 2006 : NieuweRuimte Nieuwe Economie; Nieuwe Economie Nieuwe Ruimte. Amsterdam, Plandag Org.

ROCCO, R. 2006f. Modernisation Challenged: Looking for a New Epistemological Framework on Modernity and Globalisation. IN PELLEGRINI, P. (Ed). III International PhD Seminar: A new modernity: approaches, theories and designs. Venice, IUAV.

ROCCO, R. 2006e. The Geography of Advanced Producer Services: New Corporate Centralities in Polycentric Urban Structures. IN COSTA, P., PIRES, I., TEIXEIRA, J. A. & PIRES, P. (Eds.) VVI International Conference of RESER. Lisbon, ISCTE/ RESER.

ROCCO, R. 2006d. Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Growth: The Role of FDI in the Tertiary Sector in Triggering Development. IN HOEVEN, F. V. D. & ROSEMANN, J. (Eds.) Urban Transformations and Sustainability: Progress of Research Issues in Urbanism 2005. Delft, DUP/ IOS Press.

ROCCO, R. 2006c. Economic Flexibilization and Denationalisation in Brazil During the 1990s. IN HOGENBOOM, B. & JILBERTO, A. F. (Eds.) Big Business on the Rise: Conglomerates and Economic Groups in Developing Countries and Transition Economies under Globalisation. London, Routledge.

ROCCO, R. 2006b. Building a South American Macrometropolis. IN WIT, T. D. & STANIC, I. (Eds.) Salzburg Congress on Urban Planning and Development: Rapidly Expanding Cities in an Urbanising World. Salzburg, SCUPAD.

ROCCO, R. 2006a. Avoiding the Generic City: Contradictions between Globalisation and Modernity on Urban Identity. IN WANG, C., SHENG, Q. & SEZER, C. (Eds.) IFOU 2006: Modernisation and Regionalism, Re-inventing Urban Identity. Beijing, International Forum of Urbanism.

ROCCO, R. 2005f. Servicios Avanzados a las Empresas Como Agentes de Transformación Urbana. IN YANEZ, G., GIMENEZ, R. & COLL, J.-L. (Eds.) III Seminario RIDEAL: Transformaciones Metropolitanas en Europa y America Latina: ¿Hacia un Modelo Unico? Toulouse, RIDEAL/ Universite Toulouse Le Mirail.

ROCCO, R. 2005e. Reason, Capital and Urban Space: The New Role for Urban Planning in Triggering Societal Change. IN HULSBERGEN, E., KLAASEN, I. & KRIENS, I. (Eds.) Shifting Sense: Looking Back to the Future in Spatial Planning. Amsterdam, Techne Press.

ROCCO, R. 2005d. La Operación Urbana Faria Lima: Un Nuevo Marco Legal. IN CARMONA, M. (Ed.) Globalización y Grandes Proyectos Urbanos: La Respuesta De 25 Ciudades. Buenos Aires, Infinito.

ROCCO, R. 2005c. Foreign Direct Investment and Urban Change: A Contrast between Randstad-Holland and Sao Paulo. IN CASANOVAS, M. M., COROMINAS, M., SABATE, J. & SOTOCA, A. (Eds.) II PhD Seminar: Urbanism & Urbanisation. Barcelona, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya.

ROCCO, R. 2005b. Foreign Direct Investment and the New Geography of Urban Centralities IN ISOCARP (Ed. IsoCarp: Making Spaces for the Creative Economy. Bilbao, IsoCarp.

ROCCO, R. 2005a. FDI and Urban Change: How Does the Location of Advanced Producer Services Help Shape the Global City. IN RESER& GRANADA, U. D. (Eds.) XV International RESER Conference: Growth, Employment and Location of Services: New Trends in a Global World. Granada, RESER/ Universidad de Granada.


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