Category Archives: Urban politics

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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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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Martin Wagner and the politics of capitalist urbanization

It’s been almost a month since I arrived in Cambridge to conduct a research on the work of Martin Wagner at Harvard during his appointment as a professor at the Graduate School of Design. Wagner —an engineer and planner, head … Continue reading

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Lessons from London’s South Bank

Sonia Freire-Trigo, a former student of mine now at UCL, is co-author of the article ‘The New Localism, Anti-Political Development Machines, and the Role of Planning Consultants: Lessons from London’s South Bank’, published in Territory, Politics, Governance. The piece explores … Continue reading

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