Tag 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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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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urbanHist | European Joint Doctorate Programme – Call for Applications

In the context of EU funded Joint PhD programs, a group of institutions from Germany, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden offer 15 positions to conduct research on the history of European planning and urbanism during the 20th century. The fellowships are … 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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Parks, politics, and the general interest | Design studio at the School of Madrid

During this semester one of the courses I coordinate, ‘Urbanism and the City,’ will focus on the district of Chamberí, in Madrid, and particularly on some of its sites in contention, especially Parque Santander, better known as Parque del Canal … 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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