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Urban Laboratory Lecture Series Autumn 2018

Urban Laboratory Lecture Series Autumn 2018

17 September 2018

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Urban Laboratory Lecture Series for autumn 2018, on the theme 're-visiting the urban laboratory'.

MSc Urban Studies students review Richard Florida's 'The New Urban Crisis'

05 September 2018

The New Urban Crisis: how our cities are increasing inequality, deepening segregation, and failing the middle-class – and what we can do about it

Students on the Creative Cities module of the MSc Urban Studies programme at UCL have published a review of the the latest book by author and urbanist Richard Florida in the academic journal ...

Unmoored Cities: what speculative futures exist for cities in the face of climate change?

15 August 2018

From the series ‘Tellurian Relics: Surrealist Thames-side Piers’ by architect Shaun Murray. View of the pier from Clove Hitch Quay in a northwesterly direction at Battersea Reach, on the River Thames in London (2017)

As countless studies have demonstrated, cities are particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Indeed, many of the world’s cities are at risk of becoming ‘unmoored’, whether literally sunk beneath rising ...

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Andrew Karvonen - Urban Laboratory Lecture Series

Andrew Karvonen - Urban Laboratory Lecture Series

02 October 2018

Laboratories as a New Mode of Urban Governance

Comparing and Contrasting Sustainable Urban Transformations

03 October 2018

All rights reserved for De Ceuvel. Photographer: Niko Cutugno

Today, there are a multitude of actors that are designing and executing agendas to realise more sustainable, resilient, and liveable cities. These agendas are inspired by good governance, neoliberalisation and globalisation, grassroots activism ...

Stadtklang: Inner City Pressure

07 October 2018

Dizzee Rascal and Wiley in London, August 2002 (Dave Tonge/Getty Images, image provided by publisher HarperCollins)

Journalist and writer Dan Hancox will be in conversation with Dr Richard Bramwell (Loughborough University) at our next Stadtklang music evening to discuss his critically acclaimed book Inner City Pressure: The Story of ...

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