Dr Sebastien Darchen

Senior Lecturer

School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Faculty of Science
s.darchen@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53910

Overview

Research Interests

  • Urban regeneration
  • Urban and regional planning
  • Creative industries
  • Globalisation

Research Impacts

Dr. Sébastien Darchen joined the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences (SEES) at the University of Queensland in 2011 after being affiliated with the Faculty of Environmental Studies (York University, Toronto) from 2009 to 2011. He was a Faculty member of the City Institute in Toronto. 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. He holds a PhD in Urban Studies obtained in 2008 from INRS, Urbanisation, Culture et Société (Montréal, Canada).

Dr. Darchen studies the political economy of the built environment with a focus on the strategies of urban stakeholders involved in the provision of the built environment (Developers, City Planners, etc.).

Hi main research area is the urban regeneration of city centres and inner-city suburbs (Canada, U.S, France and Australia). Dr. Darchen also analyzes creative economy policies and their effects on the localisation of creative economy firms (e.g., video game companies). His current research is on the factors influencing the emergence and growth of local music scenes in cities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Urban Planning, Université Paris VIII
  • Master in Urban Planning, Université Paris VIII
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Urban Planning, Paris West University Nanterre La Defense
  • Master of Philisophy, UCT(ZA)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, L'Université du Québec à Montréal

Publications

  • Charrieras, Damien, Darchen, Sebastien and Willsteed, John (2021). Conclusion. Electronic cities: music, policies and space in the 21st Century. (pp. 279-296) edited by Sebastien Darchen, Damien Charrieras and John Willsteed. Singapore, Singapore: Palgrave McMillan. doi: 10.1007/978-981-33-4741-0_17

  • Darchen, Sebastien, Charrieras, Damien and Willsteed, John (2021). Introduction: Electronic music, policies and spaces in the contemporary city. Electronic cities: music, policies and space in the 21st Century. (pp. 1-17) edited by Sebastien Darchen, Damien Charrieras and John Willsteed. Singapore, Singapore: Palgrave McMillan. doi: 10.1007/978-981-33-4741-0_1

  • Sébastien Darchen, Damien Charrieras and John Willsteed eds. (2021). Electronic cities: music, policies and space in the 21st Century. Singapore: Palgrave McMillan. doi: 10.1007/978-981-33-4741-0

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Charrieras, Damien, Darchen, Sebastien and Willsteed, John (2021). Conclusion. Electronic cities: music, policies and space in the 21st Century. (pp. 279-296) edited by Sebastien Darchen, Damien Charrieras and John Willsteed. Singapore, Singapore: Palgrave McMillan. doi: 10.1007/978-981-33-4741-0_17

  • Darchen, Sebastien, Charrieras, Damien and Willsteed, John (2021). Introduction: Electronic music, policies and spaces in the contemporary city. Electronic cities: music, policies and space in the 21st Century. (pp. 1-17) edited by Sebastien Darchen, Damien Charrieras and John Willsteed. Singapore, Singapore: Palgrave McMillan. doi: 10.1007/978-981-33-4741-0_1

  • Panjaitan, Tigor, Pojani, Dorina and Darchen, Sebastien (2020). Global homogenization of public space? a comparison of Western and Eastern contexts. Companion to public space. (pp. 165-181) edited by Vikas Metha and Danilo Palazzo. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Darchen, Sebastien, Johnson, Laurel, Sipe, Neil and Mongard, John (2020). Project implementation. Placemaking fundamentals for the built environment. (pp. 177-199) edited by Dominique Hess and Cristina Hernandez-Santin. Singapore, Singapore: Palgrave McMillan. doi: 10.1007/978-981-32-9624-4_9

  • Darchen, Sébastien and Searle, Glen (2019). Conclusion. Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability. (pp. 197-207) edited by Sébastien Darchen and Glen Searle . Abingdon, Oxon United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Napoli, Amanda, Darchen, Sébastien and Spivack, Donald (2019). Los Angeles, United States adaptive re-use of buildings to regenerate the inner-city. Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability. (pp. 135-147) edited by Sébastien Darchen and Glen Searle. Abingdon, Oxon United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781351124225-10

  • Darchen, Sébastien and Searle, Glen (2019). Planning innovation politics and process for urban sustainability. Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability. (pp. 1-11) edited by Sébastien Darchen and Glen Searle. Abingdon, Oxon United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781351124225-1

  • Darchen, Sébastien and Poitras, Claire (2018). Accommodating densification and social sustainability in the inner city. Compulsory property acquisition for urban densification. (pp. 67-80) edited by Glen Searle. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.1201/9781315144085-6

  • Darchen, Sébastien and Searle, Glen (2018). Conclusion. Global planning innovations for urban sustainability. (pp. 197-207) London, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781351124225-14

  • Darchen, Sebastien (2016). Toronto: Creative City Practice and Redevelopment in the Entertainment District. Culture, Creative Industries and Urban Regeneration. (pp. 189-197) China: WQ Book.

  • Darchen, Sébastien and Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle (2014). Attracting knowledge workers and the creative city paradigm: Can we plan for talent in montreal?. Seeking Talent for Creative Cities: The Social Dynamics of Innovation. (pp. 141-158) Toronto, ON Canada: University of Toronto Press.

  • Darchen, Sébastien and Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle (2014). Attracting knowledge workers and the creative city paradigm: can we plan for talent in Montreal?. Seeking Talent for Creative Cities: The Social Dynamics of Innovation. (pp. 168-189) edited by Jill L. Grant. Toronto, ON, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

  • Darchen, Sebastien and Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle (2010). Attracting and retaining knowledge workers: the impact of quality of place in the case of Montreal. Knowledge-based development of cities and societies: integrated multi-level approaches. (pp. 42-58) edited by Kostas Metaxiotis, Francisco Javier Carrillo and Tan Yigitcanlar. USA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-61520-721-3.ch003

  • Darchen, Sébastien and Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle (2010). Chapitre 1. La thèse de la « classe créative ». La classe créative selon Richard Florida. (pp. 17-37) edited by Rémy Tremblay and Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay. Marseille, France: Presses universitaires de Rennes. doi: 10.4000/books.pur.26546

  • Darchen, Sebastien and Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle (2010). La thèse de la «classe créative» : Revue des écrits et perspectives de recherche. La classe creative selon Richard Florida: Un paradigme urbain plausible?. (pp. 17-37) edited by Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay and Rémy Tremblay. Quebec, Canada: Presses de l'Université du Québec.

  • Darchen, Sebastien and Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle (2009). L’intervention de l’acteur municipal au Québec : L’étude de cinq politiques familiales municipales. Concilier travail et famille : Le rôle des acteurs France-Québec. (pp. 409-432) edited by Marie-Agnès Barrère-Maurisson and Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay. Quebec City, Canada: Presse de l'Universite du Quebec.

  • Darchen, Sebastien (2009). Vers un urbanisme de créneau. Saint-Laurent dans la région métropolitaine de Montréal. La métropolisation et ses territoires. (pp. 87-103) edited by Gilles Senecal and Laurence Bherer. Quebec City, Canada: Presse de l'Universite du Quebec.

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Conference Publication

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision