Category Archives: Espacio social

Mapping Workers’ Councils, 1917-1927

libcom.org has launched a very interesting initiative to map workers’ councils as they spread across Europe and beyond in the years following the 1917 revolutions in Russia. Each case includes a reference to articles or books where more information can … Continue reading

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Renta per cápita en Madrid, 2013

El Ayuntamiento de Madrid ha publicado un estudio tremendamente útil con los datos de renta per cápita desagregados por sección censal, un indicador imprescindible que hasta la fecha era de difícil acceso para los años más recientes. Los datos de … Continue reading

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Landscape struggles, environmental hegemonies and the politics of urban design

In a previous post I announced the publication of a new article about Central Park in Environment and Planning D, this time focusing on the governmental and strategic role of the park’s schemein the context of local struggles to consolidate … Continue reading

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El Movimiento Moderno y el Derecho a la Ciudad | Vídeo de la ponencia en IX DOCOMOMO Ibérico

El pasado mes de noviembre se celebró el IX Congreso de DOCOMOMO Ibérico ‘Movimiento Moderno, Patrimonio Cultural y Sociedad’, en el que intervine como uno de los ponentes invitados de la segunda jornada, dedicada a la dimensión social de los … Continue reading

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‘Real Estate Fictions’ by Left Hand Rotation

Here is the last clip collection from Left Hand Rotation’s Real State Fiction series, where they glean extracts, dialogues and shots from movies dealing with gentrification, displacement, eviction, dilapidation, city branding and other contemporary urban conflicts. The range of genres … Continue reading

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Dispossession and territory at the AA School of Architecture

Next week I will be at the AA School of Architecture to discuss the work of students of Diploma 14, the unit led by Pier Vittorio Aureli and Maria Shéhérazade Giudici. I was astonished to discover the subject they chose … Continue reading

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Jean-Pierre Garnier en Can Batlló | Pensar y resistir las geografías del capital

Espais Critics trae al sociólogo anarquista Jean-Pierre Garnier a Barcelona. Será en un coloquio, nada menos que en Can Batlló, insigne okupa local, para presentar el libro que Rosa Tello ha editado para Icaria bajo el título Jean-Pierre Garnier. Un … 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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The Housing Question Revisited | New Issue of ACME and 2012 panel at AAG wih Neil Smith

ACME 15(3) is out, including a special section—coordinated by Henrik Gutzon Larsen, Anders Lund Hansen, Gordon MacLeod and Tom Slater—devoted to revisit Engels’ The Housing Question through a number of case studies and a transcription of Neil Smith’s intervention on … Continue reading

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A New Justice for the New Urban Agenda | UN-Habitat Conference in Madrid

The Conference ‘A New Justice for the New Urban Agenda’ will take place in Madrid next week, organized by the UN-Habitat Office in Spain. The event will bring together an interesting group of speakers including political authorities, planners, scholars and … Continue reading

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