IA Events

UCL Americas Research Network Seminar: 'Environment and Urbanism'

Publication date: Sep 4, 2013 11:18:44 AM

Start: Jan 28, 2014 5:30:00 PM
End: Jan 28, 2014 7:30:00 PM

Location: UCL-Institute of the Americas, 51 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PN


The UCL Americas Research Network is pleased to present its third research seminar, as part of an ongoing series of seminars, taking place regularly throughout the academic year. The seminar series will provide research students at UCL working on the Americas with the opportunity to present, within an informal, interdisciplinary, and enjoyable environment, their projects to the academic community of UCL and beyond.

With the focus on Environment & Urbanism, the following research projects will be presented:

Bernadette Devilat (UCL-The Bartlett School of Architecture)

Re-construction alternatives for heritage areas after earthquakes. Chile 2005, 2010, 20??

Daniel Oviedo (UCL - The Bartlett School of Planning)

Transport, Urban Development and the Peripheral Poor in Colombia

Martin Sanzana Calvet (UCL-Development Planning Unit)

Ecological urbanism and citizenship in Santiago de Chile

Brian Garcia (UCL-The Bartlett School of Planning)

Retrofit and Intensification in Polycentric Cities: An Examination of the Relationships between Land Use, Ridership and the Benefits of Catalytic Public Transport Projects

Main Chair: Danielle Willkens (UCL-The Bartlett School of Architecture)

The UCL Research Network Seminars is a series aimed at academics and postgraduate students currently undertaking research on the Americas and those who simply have an interest in the area, but members of the public are welcome to attend.

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required.