Issue 46 is online

Issue 46 of “Mazovia Regional Studies” is already available. In the issue, among others:

Conceptual chaos around ecology – ambiguity of concepts related to ecology and associations they evoke, Special acts – location of public purpose investments disregarding the Spatial Planning and Development Act, International cooperation of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship. Foreign cooperation agreements. Part one, Popularising knowledge of Mazovian history through the activities of the Mazovian Museum in Płock, Powązki Military Cemetery in Warsaw.

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Issue 45 is online

Issue 45 of “Mazovia Regional Studies” is already available. In the issue, among others:

Socio-economic development and global rationality – towards the economy of moderation, Analysis of the structure of scheduled airlines capacity in Central European countries. Part two, Legally protected natural areas in the Mazowieckie Voivodeship in the years 1999–2022, Solidarity Transport Hub – location principles, Reconstruction of the western frontage of Piłsudski Square – Is the special act necessary?

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Issue 44 is online

Issue 44 of “Mazovia Regional Studies” is already available. In the issue, among others:

Analysis of the structure of scheduled airlines capacity in Central European countries. Part one, Directions of extension of the sea port in Elbląg, Energy generation – hydrogen technologies. Hydrogen from biomass and waste, Revitalisation in the development policy of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship against the background of national and EU conditions – experience and perspectives, Conference on wetland protection in Poland on the occasion of the World Wetlands Day (February 4–7, 2023, Warsaw), COVID-19 – time for conclusions. Existing buildings and the ability to isolate people.

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Issue 43 is online

Issue 43 of “Mazovia Regional Studies” is already available. In the issue, among others:

Aviation duoport as a way of efficient development of aviation infrastructure – international and national experience, Pro-ecological activities of Polish Waters in cities, The course of the investment process in the construction industry, Study of the perception of an intra-urban wetland area on the example of the Wawer’s Meander, COVID-19 – czas na wnioski. Czy szczepienia są eksperymentem medycznym?

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Issue 42 is online

Issue 42 of “Mazovia Regional Studies” is already available. In the issue, among others:

Nuclear power – a necessity, not a threat, Changes in social infrastructure of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship in the years 2005–2020, Landscape audit – is there a need for one?, Spa tourism and recreation on postcards at the Museum of Sports and Tourism in Warsaw.

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Issue 20 is online! Check the DOI!

Issue 20 of “Mazovia Regional Studies” is already available and contains articles concerning landscape management and protection as well as contemporary architectonic problems.

In this issue you’ll also find material concerning the Polish winners and finalists of the international RegioStars Awards 2016 and an analysis of the work of Władysław Sowicki, architect and artist. The final part of the issue includes articles on the development policy of Moldova and the demographic situation in Mazovia.

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Issue 19

Issue 19 contains articles inspired by the 7th Academic and Technical Conference ARCHBUD 2015 which addressed the “Problems of contemporary architecture and construction” and was organized by the University of Ecology and Management in Warsaw.

The conference was held under the auspices of the Marshall of Mazovia – Mr. Adam Struzik. The goal of the conference was to present the creative achievements of architects and academics as well as academic and technical accomplishments in the field of existing and new construction technologies.

Part I, Analyses and Studies, also includes an interesting article on the principles of implementing sustainable development as exemplified by office buildings in Germany. Part II, Self-Government, presents an article dealing with urban renewal in Mazovia. Part III, Varia, consists of a case study concerning the use of derelict former military and railway areas in central Poland and an obituary of professor Hanka Ludmiła Zaniewska, an outstanding teacher and researcher.

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Call for papers

Contributions are invited to the scientific journal Mazovia. Regional Studies. We are currently accepting submissions for the issues to be published in 2017. Article proposals may be scientific or serve to inform about one’s practical experience.

The journal is intended to serve as a platform enabling exchange of experience and facilitating cooperation within and between various specializations, in the fields of both theory and practice. The journal is published by the Mazovian Office of Regional Planning in Warsaw, a member of CrossRef – Publishers International Linking Association (PILA) which allows all the articles published in the journal to receive an individual DOI number.According to the current publishing plan, the next issues will focus on four subjects which are currently of importance in regional studies:

urban renewal,landscape protection and planning,territorial cohesion,sustainable development.

Also welcome are contributions on other topics concerning public policy, spatial planning and practical aspects of local and regional governance.

Contributions to the next, twentieth issues of Mazovia. Regional Studies should be submitted by the end of November 2016. Contributions to further issues are welcome until a closing date is announced. Article proposals are accepted in Polish, English, German, Russian, French and Spanish.Please submit your papers to:

New editorial board

In 2016, the Editorial Board expanded with new scientists representing the world of science, both from the Mazovian and Lodz Voivodeships. In April, the editorial board was joined by:

Ms. Prof. Aleksandra Nowakowska from the University of Lodz, Ms. Prof. Barbara Szulczewska from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, and Dr. nt. Artur Zaguła from the Technical University of Lodz. In June, the Council was joined by Prof. Paweł Swianiewicz from the University of Warsaw. In the near future we plan to invite scientists from France and Scotland to join the Editorial Board.In 2016, the Editorial Team was also enlarged, with the following joining: Mr. Eng. arch. Piotr Brzeski – Director of the Mazovian Office of Regional Planning in Warsaw, Dr. Elżbieta Kozubek from the Mazovian Office of Regional Planning in Warsaw, Dr. arch. Tomasz Sławiński of the Society of Polish Town Planners, and Dr Marcin Wajda of the Warsaw School of Economics.