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Engaged Urbanism in LSE Review of Books

Engaged Urbanism in LSE Review of Books

10 April 2017

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.

Urban Laboratory launches UCL SITE: Students in the east research project

08 February 2017

SITE meeting two

In collaboration with The Bartlett, UCL Urban Laboratory has launched a staff-student collaborative research project that will produce student-led reccomendations for UCL developments in east London – UCL East and Here East.

Call for Papers - Towards a Global Urban Geopolitics: Bringing Geopolitics into the Mainstream of Comparative Urban Studies

07 February 2017

UCL Urban Laboratory is happy to share this call for papers as part of the RC21 conference for critical urban studies at the University of Leeds on 11-13 September 2017.

New book explores the ethics and philosophy of urban design

12 January 2017

The Ethics of a Potential Urbanism

Camillo Boano (Director, MSc Building and Urban Design in Development at the DPU and Co-Director, UCL Urban Laboratory) has published a new book that bridges the gap created by the “missing encounters” between ...

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LGBTQI Work Life/Night Life

LGBTQI Work Life/Night Life

02 May 2017

As part of the Queer Space Research Forum run by qUCL, Dr Ben Campkin and Laura Marshall will be speaking about their ongoing research project on LGBTQI nightlife infrastructure in London, alongside Joshua ...

Book launch: The Architecture of Psychoanalysis

04 May 2017

Book launch: The Architecture of Psychoanalysis

Join author Jane Rendell for the book launch of The Architecture of Psychoanalysis: Spaces of Transition (I.B. Tauris, 2017). The author will be in discussion with geographer Steve Pile, writer Anna Minton ...

Stadtklang: Savage Messiah with Laura Oldfield Ford

07 May 2017


Artist, writer and psychogeographer Laura Oldfield Ford and musician, sound engineer and producer Jack Latham will join us at the next Stadtklang music evening at the Arcola Theatre Bar in Dalston on Sunday ...

Urvashi Butalia: Cities Imaginaries Lecture 2017

15 May 2017

Urvashi Butalia

Urvashi Butalia will deliver the third annual Cities Imaginaries lecture at UCL Urban Laboratory, as part of the India Voices season.

Nightlife Spaces and the Future City: The Bartlett Future Cities Doctoral Network

22 May 2017

Night Scenes

The Bartlett Future Cities Doctoral Network's next event will explore the life of future city spaces at night, and how the morphology and size of cities is likely to influence human behaviour.

Urban Lab Films: Cities of Sleep

25 May 2017


In one of the first UK screenings, Urban Lab Films present the award-winning Cities of Sleep, a documentary displaying the tremendous social and political pressure that sleep exerts on the homeless in Delhi ...

For and Against: Art, Politics and the Pamphlet

26 May 2017

For and Against the Pamphlet

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 ...

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 ...

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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