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Equal by Design available to watch online

Equal by Design available to watch online

12 August 2016

Equal By Design, a short documentary exploring how the philosophy of Baruch Spinoza can help us think about economic equality, housing design, and the crisis in affordable housing today, is availble to watch ...

Call for textual contributions on London’s regeneration for use in a collaborative performance between UCL Urban Laboratory and artist collective Fourthland

02 June 2016

The Storm: A Utopian Forecast for London?

In June 2016, UCL Urban Laboratory will collaborate on an experimental pedagogy with artist collective Fourthland, using performance as research to unpick narratives of regeneration. Taking place as part of the UTOPIA season ...

LGBTQI Nightlife in London research project launched with Queer Spaces London

31 May 2016

LGBTQI Nightlife in London research website

UCL Urban Laboratory in collaboration with Queer Spaces London are undertaking research on nightlife spaces that are important to London’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) communities.  We are seeking ...

Rodrigo Firmino writes on the tyranny of the educated in smart cities for LA+ Journal

29 May 2016

LA+ Tyranny page excerpt

Dr. Rodrigo Firmino, Honorary Senior Research Associate in UCL Urban Laboratory, has published a paper in the new issue of LA+ Journal, a landscape architectural magazine.

Website for Turning Tables at La Biennale di Venezia launched

25 May 2016

Turning Tables website

UCL Urban Laboratory is exhibiting at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, as part of the URBAN LAB+ network's Turning Tables project. The website for the project is ...

Centre for Critical Heritage Studies to launch at UCL in partnership with University of Gothenburg

06 May 2016

Project Campus Nackrosen

A new Centre for Critical Heritage Studies (CCHS) is being launched at UCL in collaboration with the University of Gothenburg, with UCL Urban Laboratory joining as a key partner.

Venturing Beyond exhibition at Somerset House closes this weekend

28 April 2016

Venturing Beyond: Graffiti and the Everyday Utopias of the Street

Venturing Beyond: Graffiti and the Everyday Utopias of the Street, supported by UCL Urban Laboratory and hosted at Somerset House, closes on the Early May bank holiday (2 May 2016).

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Urban Education Live: presentation and discussion

Urban Education Live: presentation and discussion

25 August 2016

The Turning Tables event will offer an open platform to discuss, critique and brainstorm the broad thematic of site-specific and locally engaged urban activism as well as new role of education and educational ...

LGBTQI nightlife at CAMP-er-VAN, Peckham Festival

10 September 2016

Ladies, Gentlemen & Beautiful Wotevers

UCL Urban Laboratory will be participating in Peckham Festival with a programme on LGBTQI nightlife spaces at the CAMP-er-VAN on Saturday 10 September.

The Civic University

20 September 2016

Civic University

Historically a civic university was the term given to a university devised to tend to a particular civic need - an institution created for the development of teaching and learning of a (predominately industrial ...

Looking Backward/Looking Forward: Utopian Literature and its afterlives

22 September 2016

The Bradbury Building

As part of the London Design Biennale 2016, Urban Laboratory Co-director Professor Matthew Beaumont will talk on utopian fiction's representation of urban space.

Convivial City: roundtable

24 September 2016

Turning Tables website

In the modern age planners have considered citizens as consumer-users. On the contrary, a convivial society has the power to make its habitat and its tools. A convivial community is a community of ...

Urban Laboratory introduction for new and returning UCL students

05 October 2016

What is the UCL Urban Laboratory?

What is the UCL Urban Laboratory, and how can it contribute to my time at UCL?

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