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Hoe Street Community Bank opens in Walthamstow

Hoe Street Community Bank opens in Walthamstow

12 March 2018

UCL Urban Laboratory is pleased to be supporting a project in the north London suburb of Walthamstow this month. Hoe Street Central Bank will be the centre of an act of citizen money ...

Highlights from Urban Laboratory activities in 2017 featured in The Bartlett Review

23 January 2018

Bartlett Review 2017

The 2017 edition of The Bartlett Review, by UCL’s Faculty of the Built Environment, has been published, with short stories and essays that highlight a number of projects and activities from UCL ...

Outlining the global fault lines of the ‘slum’ narrative

11 January 2018

Slum in Paris by the Pont des Poissonniers André Feigeles Wikimedia

Urban Lab Co-Director Dr Pushpa Arabindoo (Senior Lecturer, UCL Geography) has written an article in The Conversation on the popular representation of 'slums' in the media, and what this signifies for the future ...

Call for papers: Cross-disciplinary conversations on sexualities, queerness and space

10 January 2018

Cross-disciplinary conversations on sexualities, queerness and space

This half-day symposium on the afternoon of Monday 19 March 2018 will bring together postgraduates working in range of disciplines and fields to explore research centring sexualities, queerness and space. The scope of ...

Reorienting the Euro-centric bias in planning and urban studies

30 November 2017

Urban Geopolitics book launch. Image credit: Evelyn Tan

Urban Salon hosted the launch of the new edited collection Urban Geopolitics: Rethinking Planning in Contested Cities on 20 November at UCL. Edited by Jonathan Rokem (UCL Geography) and Camillo Boano (The Bartlett ...

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Writing the city [into the urban]

Writing the city [into the urban]

03 - 04 May 2018

In the aftermath of the May 1968 uprising in Paris, Henri Lefebvre published in 1970 his classic treatise La Révolution Urbaine where he pointedly placed the urban in the centre of this ...

Urban Rooms keynote: Christine Gaspar, Centre for Urban Pedagogy, New York

08 May 2018

Urban Rooms, Civic Schools & City Learning

As part of our exhibition and symposium on the past, present and future of Urban Rooms, please join us for a keynote lecture by Christine Gaspar, Executive Director of New York City's ...

Urban Rooms, Civic Schools & City Learning symposium and exhibition

09 May 2018

Urban Rooms, Civic Schools & City Learning

This one-day symposium will discuss the past, present and future of urban rooms and civic schools in the UK to inform the vision for UCL’s Urban Room at UCL's new campus ...

Urban Salon: Art Festivals and the City

17 May 2018

Art Festivals and the City - Documenta

The 2017 edition of the Documenta art festival featured a satellite event in Athens, outside of its regular host city Kassel. Held every five years, Documenta is widely considered one of the most ...

Urban Lab Films: New Town Utopia

24 May 2018

New Town Utopia

From Utopian dreams to concrete realities, New Town Utopia charts the challenging, funny, and sometimes tragic story of the British new town of Basildon, Essex.

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