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Urban Lab awarded Leverhulme funding for artist-in-residence to research the Shard

Urban Lab awarded Leverhulme funding for artist-in-residence to research the Shard

22 April 2015

UCL Urban Laboratory is delighted to announce that UCL has received an award from the Leverhulme Trust to fund Tom Wolseley as artist-in-residence to work with Urban Lab Co-Director Dr Andrew Harris during ...

Call for papers: ‘Placing’ culture in urban China: Towards an interdisciplinary dialogue

16 April 2015

Placing culture in urban China

Workshop: 2 July 2015
Submission deadline: 15 May 2015
Response date: 5 June 2015

Interim research findings: university spatial development and urban regeneration

26 March 2015

University regeneration

New university developments are moving away from out of town campuses and focusing on integrated urban sites with good access to amenities and affordable housing. There are also high expectations of universities to ...

Urban Pamphleteer is 'Magazine of the Week' on MagCulture

25 March 2015

Urban Pamphleteer featured on MagCulture

MagCulture have featured the Urban Pamphleteer in its 'Magazine of the Week' feature.

Matthew Gandy wins 2014 Meridian Book Award for ‘innovative’ The Fabric of Space

20 March 2015

The fabric of space by Matthew Gandy

Matthew Gandy, Professor of Geography and former Director of the UCL Urban Laboratory (2005-11), has been awarded the 2014 AAG Meridian Book Award for Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography for his book The ...

Call for Contributions: Urban Pamphleteer #6 Global Education for Urban Futures

09 March 2015

Urban Pamphleteer 1-4

Proposal deadline: Wednesday 25 March, 12pm GMT

DPU summerLab 2014 pamphlet now available

18 February 2015


Each summer the DPU summerLab hosts a workshop series in cities around the world – seeking to stimulate and provoke a reconsideration of the role of designers in promoting spatial justice. Now, the 2014 ...

Call for Papers: Urban Lab+ London Symposium 2015

11 February 2015

Urban Lab +

Urban Lab+ London Symposium, 16-17 September 2015

Call for Proposals: Open Source Housing crisis

03 February 2015

Open Source Housing

With a shortfall of 100,000 units per year and a decline in the availability of social tenancies, London's developers and housing associations add to the already considerable cost of housing ...

Contribute to the new project 'London is Changing'

21 January 2015

London is Changing

London is Changing is a research project studying the impact of economic and policy changes on the culture and diversity of London.

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Urban Lab Films: Nights in the Electric City

Urban Lab Films: Nights in the Electric City

30 April 2015

An evening of screenings and discussion about nightlife in early-twentieth century cities, with live musical accompaniment by one of the UK's leading silent film pianists, Stephen Horne.

Informal urbanism: grassroots activities and city leadership

11 May 2015

Informal urbanism: grassroots activities and city leadership

Informal or grassroots arts and cultural activities constitute an important part of urban life in showing an alternative to mainstream forms of cultural production, consumption and uses of public space in the city ...

Urban Lab Films: Cities After Hours

13 May 2015

Urban Lab Films: Cities After Hours

In the second Nocturnal City screening, in the newly opened studio of the Bloomsbury Theatre, we explore the inequalities of the city at night, from those who work, those who unwind, and those ...

Reactivating the Social Condenser! Architecture against Privation

18 May 2015

Yoga at the Narkomin, Moscow, July 2014

'In the habits and attitudes of the mass population, low-voltage activity and a weak consciousness would be focused through the circuits of these ‘social condensers’ into high-voltage catalysts of change.' (Moisei Ginzburg, 1927)

LIVINGMAPS: Indigenous Cartographies

09 June 2015


Maps have often been used to stake territorial claims over resources. This practice is not confined to the era of European colonialism, it continues to be an operating principle of nation states or ...

Urban Lab+ London Symposium 2015

16 - 17 September 2015

Cities Methodologies 2014

UCL Urban Laboratory will host a major international symposium on global approaches to urban higher education on 16 and 17 September 2015.

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