Category Archives: Urban design

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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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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Gramsci and Foucault in Central Park | New article in Society and Space

My latest article, ‘Gramsci and Foucault in Central Park: Environmental hegemonies, pedagogical spaces and integral state formations’, is now available online on the early view webpage of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space (requires subscription). The piece draws on … Continue reading

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CfP: Urban Form: Past, Present and Perspectives

Call for papers for a congress on urban morphology to be held in Toledo (Spain) in September 2016. More information here.

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Waldheim | Landscape as Urbanism

Charles Waldheim presents his book Landscape as Urbanism: A General Theory (Princeton University Press, forthcoming) at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. The talk includes an interesting discussion about the discursive constitution of disciplines. Waldheim draws on Harvey’s notion of … Continue reading

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