Tag Archives: Urban age

[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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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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Brenner in Melbourne

A couple of documents from Neil Brenner’s recent visit to Melbourne School of Design, ruminating on his latest contributions to the debates on planetary urbanization and the so-called ‘urban age’ (see e.g. here, here and here; also, stay tuned for … Continue reading

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