Tag Archives: Planetary Urbanization

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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#ResisteHabitat3 | Final alternative ‘Declaration in defense of our territories’

Following up on my previous post about Habitat 3, here’s the alternative manifesto of Resistencia Habitat III, one of the local movements in Quito that have been organizing parallel events, challenging dominant narratives about urbanization and the UN new urban … Continue reading

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Visualizing major ‘urban world’ metanarratives

Daniel Ibañez, a member of Neil Brenner’s Urban Theory Lab, has produced a telling video for urbanNext, summarizing four major metageographical visions of the city, the urban and the world that animate contemporary discussion of world urbanization: the global-city network … Continue reading

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Reframing the World as One City | A debate forum in urbanNext

A group of architects and designers, in collaboration with Acta Publishers, recently launched the web project urbanNext, a site devoted to explore the role an expanded urban condition plays in shaping and rethinking architecture and urbanism. The content is broad … Continue reading

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A prelude to urban renewal | Martin Wagner against the commons

I have been away from the blog for a little while—this time, in addition to the usual excuses of work overload, due to the paperwork and related administrative hustle and bustle for an upcoming visit to Harvard Graduate School of … Continue reading

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Harvey y la crisis de la urbanización planetaria

Harvey discute los procesos de resistencia urbana y las contradicciones de la urbanización planetaria en una visita reciente a Curitiba. El sonido es algo deficiente pero el contenido, como siempre, interesante. Más información sobre el evento en su página web, … Continue reading

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Brenner & Schmid’s new article: ‘Towards a new epistemology of the urban’

Neil Brenner and Christian Schmid have just published ‘Towards a new epistemology of the urban’, a new contribution in their ongoing exploration of new theoretical frameworks to understand contemporary planetary urbanization. The piece adds to previous interventions by Brenner (see … Continue reading

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