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Contribute to the new project 'London is Changing'

Contribute to the new project 'London is Changing'

21 January 2015

London is Changing is a research project studying the impact of economic and policy changes on the culture and diversity of London.

Urban Lab partners with Somerset House and A(by)P for 'Mapping the City' exhibition

19 January 2015

Mapping the City

UCL Urban Laboratory is partnering with Somerset House and A(by)P to support the Mapping the City exhibition and events programme, opening on Thursday 22 January.

How Ruth Glass shaped the way we approach our cities

13 January 2015

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In her carefully crafted introduction to the book London: Aspects of Change in 1964, the urban sociologist Ruth Glass coined the term ‘gentrification’. The term, referring to demographic shifts within an urban community ...

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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).

Re-framing Modernism: architecture and cultural identity in the ‘black Atlantic’

09 February 2015

Re-framing Modernism: architecture and cultural identity in the ‘black Atlantic’

The history of Modernist architecture has emphasised its white European and American roots and manifestations – an embodiment of Enlightenment values of universalism, order and purity, and rejection of the hybrid, disordered, or otherwise ...

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