Category Archives: Politics and space

[Re]Form: New Investigations in Urban Form (video)

Recordings of a recent multidisciplinary symposium on urbanization at Harvard GSD, including amongst others papers by Pier Vittorio Aureli, Colin McFarlane and Kees Christiaanse. There is an interesting exchange between Aureli and Neil Brenner at the end of panel 1, … Continue reading

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Back to the blog

It has been almost six months since the last post on this blog  —  I had not realized that it had reached over 1,000 followers during this period, thank you all for reading! Besides the typically frantic teaching and management … Continue reading

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Planning the dispossession of centrality | Talk at the AA

I’ll be giving a talk at the AA School of Architecture next week (March 1st, 6:30PM, more info here), in the context of the PhD programme coordinated by Maria S. Giudici and Pier Vittorio Aureli. As I mentioned in a … Continue reading

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Crisis global y teoría urbana crítica | Seminario en Barcelona

El próximo 10 de marzo nos reuniremos en Barcelona para presentar el volumen que Espacios Críticos ha dedicado a Neil Brenner y discutir con él y Margit Mayer los dilemas de la urbanización planetaria en un contexto de neoliberalización rampante. … 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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Green Inequalities: An inquiry into urban environmental gentrification

News of an upcoming event in Barcelona, next Friday. More information here. Does the distribution of new environmental amenities become more or less equitable as cities implement greening agendas? How can we resolve the tension between the targeted economic and … 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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