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Discussing the legacy of urban theorist Bernardo Secchi

Discussing the legacy of urban theorist Bernardo Secchi

19 December 2014

Urban Lab Co-director Camillo Boano discusses the legacy of the urban theorist and planner Bernardo Secchi, who passed away in September 2014, in Society and Space.

No regrets for police officer 'graffiti artists love to hate'

19 December 2014

Image credit: Sonia P. Sanchez Lopez

The Guardian report from the recent Graffiti Sessions conference hosted by Urban Lab and the Graffiti Dialogues Network at Central Saint Martins, with an article highlighting DC Colin Saysell's presentation on the ...

Why Mumbai should get over its obsession with cars

16 December 2014

City traffic in Mumbai. Photograph: Auscape/UIG via Getty Images

Dr Andrew Harris writes in The Guardian that Mumbai's transport policy continues to be skewed towards cars despite 91% of trips in the city being made on foot, or public transport. The ...

Clare Melhuish runs workshop at Engage 2014 conference

01 December 2014


Clare Melhuish (Urban Lab Research Associate) joins forces with Kim Townsend, UCL's Public Engagement Co-Ordinator (East), Andy Karvonen, Lecturer in Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Manchester, and Sam Wilkinson, Director ...

How images shape our cities: UCL Urban Laboratory launches Picturing Place series with Guardian Cities

01 December 2014

Today marks the launch of an exciting new Guardian Cities series on urban images authored by Ben Campkin (UCL), Mariana Mogilevich (Princeton) and Rebecca Ross (Central Saint Martins).

Graffiti Sessions launches this December

28 November 2014

graffiti sessions

Graffiti Sessions is a three day event that welcomes authorities, academics, policy makers, artists, writers, community members and urban managers to come together in order to question value, creativity and control in relation ...

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Book launch: The Fabric of Space by Matthew Gandy

Book launch: The Fabric of Space by Matthew Gandy

29 January 2015

The Fabric of Space: Water, Modernity, and the Urban Imagination (2014) considers the cultural and material significance of water through the experiences of six cities: Paris, Berlin, Lagos, Mumbai, Los Angeles, and London ...

Housing and Wellbeing Seminar

30 January 2015

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The second Housing and Wellbeing seminar will take place in January 2015 at the Bartlett School of Architecture. The seminar is organised by Peg Rawes (Bartlett School of Architecture).

Urban Lab+ London Symposium 2015

16 - 18 September 2015

Cities Methodologies 2014

UCL Urban Laboratory will host a major international symposium bringing together several Urban Laboratories from across the world in September 2015.

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