The Bartlett School of Planning


UCL Urban Laboratory Open House

17 October 2018, 6:00 pm–8:00 pm

Urban Lab

UCL Urban Lab are pleased to host their very first Open House event to welcome and introduce new and returning UCL students at all levels to the work of the Urban Laboratory.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

All | UCL staff | UCL students






Urban Lab


Gordon Street

Established in 2005, Urban Lab are a world-leading centre for cross-disciplinary urban research, teaching and impact. They investigate, propose, and disseminate critical solutions to a wide range of social, physical and technological urban and built environment issues, with a focus on the grand challenges of our time. 

Over a drinks reception they will present a number of their recent projects with the staff and students involved in our activities, alongside a chance to pick up some of their publications and to meet students from other urban courses at the university.

The event will also act as a launch for two new Urban Laboratory projects:

Counterspeculations audio-visual tour

A sonic guide to the nuances of financialisation hidden in plain sight in the City of London, produced by the UCL Urban Laboratory and the ReImagining Value Action Lab at Lakehead University, with Dr Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou (UCL) and Dr Max Haiven (Lakehead University, Canada).

Power to the Citizen!

A manifesto for the public authoring of our cities, identifing new collaborative mechanisms for citizen-led digital city making. Produced by Dr Claire McAndrew (Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL) in collaboration with the UCL Urban Laboratory and UCL Engineering Exchange.

The event is open to all UCL students with an interest in urban topics and issues.

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  • There is step free access throughout the building from street level.

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