Category Archives: Espacio y política

‘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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Neil Brenner: Teoría urbana crítica y políticas de escala

Acaba de publicarse Neil Brenner: Teoría urbana crítica y políticas de escala, volumen 9 de la colección Espacios Críticos de Icaria que hemos dedicado a nuestro colega y amigo del Urban Theory Lab. Como el resto de entregas en la … 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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Synthesis: A new justice for the New Urban Agenda

Habitat III is now part of history, and it remains to be seen how the urban futures that figured so prominently in the official discourses will be shaped by the new urban agenda, well-intentioned but vague as it is. As … 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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