(Το ελληνικό κείμενο ακολουθεί παρακάτω) Adhocracy at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens is the continuation of the research started for the 1st Istanbul Design Biennial in 2012, curated by Joseph...
Ahead of a special Guardian Cities event, the renowned urban ‘rethinker’ says cities should be six or seven storeys high, Helsinki is on the verge of revolution, and that he’s sceptical of London’s cycle superhighway plans
Alia Dharssi caught up with sociologist Saskia Sassen at the London School of Economic’s Urban Age Conference in New Delhi on November 15th. She talks about the governance challenges facing the world’s cities today and the ways in which average people can voice their concerns in the face of big money.
An overview of the Business of Temporary Use project is given in this lecture – how it was done, plus the conclusions on how we can better fund, organise and commission temporary use projects for the empty spaces in our cities. It was presented at the conference ‘The Temporary Use of Urban Voids’ on 24 November 2014 in Barcelona, at the Centre for Contemporary Culture (CCCB)
Tan solo en el último siglo, las mayores urbes del mundo han aumentado hasta 16 veces su tamaño, siendo los últimos 20 cuando más agresivo y desparramado ha sido el crecimiento. Para hacer frente a este crecimiento el museo MOMA opina que «durante los próximos años las autoridades municipales, los urbanistas, los diseñadores, los economistas y […]
LSE Cities is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that studies how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world, focussing on how the design of cities impacts on society, culture and the environment. Through research, conferences, teaching and projects, the centre aims to shape new thinking and practice on how to make cities fairer and more sustainable for the next generation of urban dwellers, who will make up some 70 per cent of the global population by 2050.