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Urban Lab representation at the 7th World Urban Forum

Urban Lab representation at the 7th World Urban Forum

07 April 2014

This week UCL Urban Laboratory co-director Dr Camillo Boano, and DPU Director Prof Julio D. Davila along with a large delegation of DPU staff, including Dr Alex Frediani (UCL Urban Laboratory Steering Committee ...

Audio from 'Derek Jarman: Sites and Spaces' study day available

02 April 2014


On 13 February, UCL Urban Laboratory and the Slade School of Fine Art hosted a study day focused on the sites and spaces of Derek Jarman's life and work, to commemorate the ...

Urban Laboratory academics feature in BBC programme 'The Country Formerly Known as London'

27 March 2014

The Country Formerly Known as London

Urban Laboratory researcher Louis Moreno and Urban Laboratory Steering Committee member Michael Edwards feature in a BBC Radio 4 programme that asks the question, how would London look as an independent city-state? The ...

Cities Methodologies 2014

06 March 2014


Led by UCL Urban Laboratory, Cities Methodologies is an ongoing programme of events and exhibitions dedicated to presenting, sharing and experimenting with new methods of urban research. Each iteration takes a new form ...

Ben Campkin on Derek Jarman’s King’s Cross in 3:AM Magazine

06 March 2014

As part of UCL Urban Laboratory’s Derek Jarman: Sites and Spaces study day on February 13, Dr Ben Campkin (Director, UCL Urban Laboratory) gave a talk on Jarman’s relationship with King ...

Matthew Gandy lectures on 'Periodicities and metabolisms' at Harvard

26 February 2014

Matthew Gandy (UCL Urban Laboratory Director 2005-2011 and Steering Committee member) gave a lecture entitled “Periodicities and metabolisms” to the one-day conference “Projective views on urban metabolism” held at Harvard University’s Graduate ...

Professor Oren Yiftachel delivers CITY Journal and UCL Urban Laboratory Lecture on Gray Space and the New Urban Regime

05 February 2014

Professor Oren Yiftachel

Professor Oren Yiftachel (Ben-Gurion University, Israel) visited UCL on January 30th to deliver the CITY Journal and UCL Urban Laboratory lecture. His talk titled ‘Gray Space and the New Urban Regime: Between Liberalism ...

Urban Pamphleteer #3: Design and Trust Call for Contributions

23 January 2014

In spring 2013 we launched an exciting new series of publications, the Urban Pamphleteer. Each illustrated pamphlet in this series collates and presents expert voices across disciplines, professions, and community groups around one ...

New 'Change by Design' report now available

21 January 2014


A new report based on the findings of an Architecture Sans Frontières UK (ASF-UK) Change by Design workshop in Ecuador, ‘Nueva Imaginaciones Espaciales en Los Pinos’ is now available. The report outlines ...

dpu summerLab 2013 pamphlet now available

16 January 2014


The dpusummerLab 2013 pamphlet is now available online (pdf). The 56-page tabloid publication was curated and edited by Camillo Boano, William Hunter and designed by Caroline Newton (The Bartlett Development Planning Unit ...

Urban Laboratory launches Urban Pamphleteer #2: Regeneration Realities

11 December 2013


Urban Pamphleteer #2: Regeneration Realities (pdf) features analyses of regeneration, practical case studies and ideas that address questions such as "Is it possible to reclaim and rethink regeneration as a concept and set ...

Pushpa Arabindoo invited to speak at the Moscow Urban Forum

10 December 2013

Pushpa Arabindoo invited to speak at the Moscow Urban Forum

Pushpa Arabindoo was invited as a speaker at the Third Moscow Urban Forum held from 5-7 December 2013. Following the forum’s theme of ‘Megacities: Success beyond the centre’, Pushpa’s talk titled ...

Future City: Doha

10 December 2013

Clare Melhuish, UCL Urban Laboratory Research Associate, is speaking in a forum on December 13th-14th 2013 that investigates the intersections between geographical, social and cultural memories in the way that cities are reproduced ...

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Remembering Ruth Glass and the Centre for Urban Studies at UCL

25 April 2014


This event will reflect on the activities and ambitions of ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: UCL Urban Laboratory Literary Fellow writing workshops

28 April 2014

Ian Thomson Tallinn

Author, critic and UCL Urban Laboratory Literary Fellow, Ian Thomson ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Walking Methodologies - A Silent Circle

28 April 2014


As part of the week-long Cities Methodologies programme, Walking Methodologies ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Cultural Heritage, Bartlett Research Exchange

28 April 2014

Cultural Heritage poster

The cultural heritage constituted by our buildings and cities is ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Walking Methodologies - Money Walks in the City of London

29 April 2014

royal exchange

As part of the week-long Cities Methodologies programme, Walking Methodologies ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Equalities of Wellbeing & Housing Workshop

29 April 2014


Part of UCL Urban Laboratory's week-long Cities Methodologies exhibition ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Photographing Balfron Tower

29 April 2014

Photographing Balfron Tower for CM

UCL Urban Laboratory Leverhulme Artist-in-residence Rab Harling will exhibit his ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Book launch: The New Urban Question by Andy Merrifield

29 April 2014

The New Urban Question Book Cover

Andy Merrifield, Bartlett Visiting Research Fellow, will launch his latest ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Buildings on fire: Towards a new approach to urban memory

30 April 2014

Buildings on fire: towards a new approach to urban memory

Curated by Stamatis Zografos and Elena Papadaki, this event and ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Walking Methodologies - London's Lost Rivers: River Fleet

30 April 2014

River Fleet

Under London's pavements are the city's lost rivers ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Making Cities Better - Urban Theory and Practice

01 May 2014

Making Cities Better

A supposed divide between theory and practice raises a number ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Engineering Exchange

01 May 2014

engineering exchange image

How can local communities access technical expertise in a world ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Demolish or Refurb?

01 May 2014


As part of UCL Urban Laboratory's week-long Cities Methodologies ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Walking Methodologies - Tracing Invisible Londons

01 May 2014

zURBs walkshop

How can we re-imagine London? How can we question the ...

Cities Methodologies 2014: Walking Roundtable - Learning to Walk

02 May 2014

Walking Methodologies roundtable

This roundtable discussion, themed ‘Learning to Walk,’ brings together a ...

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