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Urban Lab Films partner for the Architecture Film Festival London

Urban Lab Films partner for the Architecture Film Festival London

24 May 2017

UCL Urban Laboratory is a partner for the first Architcture Film Festival in London. This exciting, new biennial event takes place across six days from 6-11 June, with screenings at the ICA, a ...

DPU SummerLab 2017: apply by 3 July for this year's global courses

23 May 2017

DPU summerLab

The DPU summerLab team is glad to announce the launch of the DPU summerLab 2017 series. We are glad to confirm some destinations from the the previous years’ series while landing in new ...

CfP: Genocide Memorialisation: Political Imaginaries and Public Materialities

16 May 2017

Co-organised by the joint UCL-University of Gothenburg Centre for Critical Heritage Studies, this international conference invites artists, curators, commissioners, scholars and researchers across the arts, humanities and social sciences to consider the highly ...

Engaged Urbanism in LSE Review of Books

10 April 2017

Engaged Urbansim: Cities and Methodologies

LSE Review of Books have taken a look at Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies (I.B. Tauris, 2016), a UCL Urban Laboratory publication edited by Ben Campkin and Ger Duijzings.

New book on London's housing histories published

03 April 2017

Mobilising Housing Histories: Learning from London's Past

A new publication exploring issues relating to the history of urban housing in London has been published through RIBA, featuring a number of UCL contributions. Mobilising Housing Histories: Learning from London’s Past ...

New publication celebrates Brutalist architecture in Paris

09 March 2017

Les Etoiles at Ivry-sur-Seine by Nigel Green for Blue Crow Media

The brutalist architecture of the French capital is the subject of a new city guide published by Blue Crow Media in collaboration with Robin Wilson (Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL) and Nigel Green ...

Call for Papers: Urbanization Processes and Natural Morphologies

15 February 2017

Call for Papers: Urbanization Processes and Natural Morphologies

It is with great sadness that UCL Urban Laboratory received the news that Prof. Dr. Maider Uriarte Idiazabal, who was resident with us as a visiting doctoral researcher in 2012, passed away last ...

Urban Laboratory projects featured in The Bartlett Review

10 February 2017

Urban Pamphleteer issues 1-3

Articles on UCL Urban Laboratory’s activities across the past year feature in the first edition of The Bartlett Review, published by UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment.

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For and Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet

For and Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet

26 May 2017

Urban Pamphleteer will take part in For and Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet, a two-day research and public ‘festival’ event organised by Loughborough University in May 2017. The event responds to research ...

The City After Hours

06 June 2017

UCL Festival of Culture 2017

As the notion of London as a 24 hour city is debated, we consider the way in which cities have been the loci of inclusion and exclusion, policing and controlling, after-hours. The historical ...

Urban Lab Films: Oslo, August 31st

08 June 2017

Urban Lab Films: Oslo, August 31st

Urban Lab Films host a screening of the critically-acclaimed Oslo, August 31st (2011) at the Institute of Contemporary Arts as part of the programme for the first Architecture Film Festival London.

Vertical Horizons: In the Shadow of the Shard

10 June 2017

Shardology / Credit: Tom Wolseley

Urban Lab Films present a screening of Vertical Horizons: In the Shadow of The Shard by Tom Wolseley, our Leverhulme Artist in Residence (2015-16), as part of the Architecture Film Festival programme.

Black Shirts, the 18b Testimony of Flora Poole, Spinner

10 June 2017

Battle of Cable Street

As part of the UCL Festival of Culture, UCL Urban Laboratory presents a rehearsed reading of a new production by award-winning playwright Nicola Baldwin.

Lessons from Lavani

13 - 15 June 2017

Lessons from Lavani

As part of UCL's India Voices season, UCL Urban Laboratory hosts Savitri Medhatul and Bhushan Korgaonkar from Mumbai for a one-week festival celebrating and exploring Lavani dance. Lavani is a traditional dance ...

The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism: Critical Encounters between Giorgio Agamben and Architecture

21 June 2017

The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism: Critical Encounters between Giorgio Agamben and Architecture

Join the author Camillo Boano (Director, MSc Building and Urban Design in Development at the DPU and Co-Director, UCL Urban Laboratory) for the launch of The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism: Critical Encounters ...

Urban Lab Exchange: University urbanism

07 July 2017

UCL Bartlett School of Architecture, 22 Gordon Street // Photo by Mary Hinkley, copyright of UCL Digital Media

An intensive one-day course presenting comparative case studies and good practice guidelines on university campus development which engage with and contribute to wider urban regeneration goals, positioning universities as ‘anchor institutions’.

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