Category Archives: Architectural design

‘Martin Wagner in America’ | Out in Planning Perspectives

The final version of my article ‘Martin Wagner in America: planning and the political economy of capitalist urbanization’ has been published in Planning Perspectives (this alternative link provides temporary free access to the full paper). This is part of the … Continue reading

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Modernism and the Right to the City | Talk at DO.CO.MO.MO Conference

Next week I will be giving a keynote speech at the DO.CO.MO.MO. Conference (Iberian section) in San Sebastián. My talk is entitled ‘Modernism and the Right to the City’, which will strike many as contradictory, since Lefebvre’s notion synthesized his … Continue reading

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Teresa Caldeira on street cultures and informal urbanisms

An interesting short interview with Teresa Caldeira via urbanNext, discussing the dangers and problems of architectural discourses aestheticizing so-called informal urbanisms and street cultures.

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Back to the academic front…

Back in the trenches, getting ready for the new semester with two courses to teach, ‘Ciudad y Urbanismo’ —an introduction to the analysis of urban processes, related bog in Spanish here— and ‘Taller de Urbanismo’. The latter is a workshop … Continue reading

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