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Venturing Beyond exhibition at Somerset House closes this weekend

Venturing Beyond exhibition at Somerset House closes this weekend

28 April 2016

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).

Michael Edwards publishes papers on London’s housing crisis

28 April 2016

Pakeman House, SE1: housing block owned by the Corporation of London

Michael Edwards, a member of UCL Urban Laboratory’s International Advisory Group and Teaching Fellow in The Bartlett School of Planning, UCL, has published two open access papers that seek to address the ...

Matthew Beaumont features in BBC Radio 4 programme on the city at night

28 April 2016

Matthew Beaumont - nightwalking

Matthew Beaumont (Co-Director, UCL Urban Laboratory) spoke to BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed about the notion of London as a 24-hour city and urban walking at night.

SPACE magazine publishes Urban Laboratory research in April 2016 issue

26 April 2016

SPACE magaine, front cover, April 2016

Research conducted at the UCL Urban Laboratory features in the April 2016 issue of influentual South Korean architectural and cultural magazine SPACE, currently celebrating it's 50th anniversary. The essays, guest edited by ...

DPU summerLab 2016 applications open and 2015 publication available

22 April 2016

DPU summerLab 2016

Applications are open for the sixth year of the Development Planning Unit's (DPU) summerLab series.

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Urban Lab Films: Brixton Conversations

Urban Lab Films: Brixton Conversations

03 May 2016

Urban Lab Films present a screening of Brixton Conversations, a short film produced by the artist project Anchor & Magnet in 2015.

Global Urbanisms, Regional Specificities

16 - 17 May 2016

Braamfontein, South Africa

There is a very active debate in urban studies at the moment, exploring the limits of universalist theorisations of the urban while at the same time seeking to engage with the globalisation of ...

Cities Imaginaries Lecture 2016: Linton Kwesi Johnson

19 May 2016

Cities Imaginaries Annual Lecture: Linton Kwesi Johnson

UCL Urban Laboratory is pleased to announce that influentual dub poet and recording artist Linton Kwesi Johnson will deliver the 2016 Cities Imaginaries Annual Lecture.

Soho Remapped: Making Space for LGBT Histories

24 May 2016

Soho Spirit

Drawn from the Soho Spirit study day hosted in February 2016, this lecture by Marco Venturi as part of the UCL Festival of Culture will summarise efforts to understand perceptions of Soho as ...

Cities After Hours II

25 May 2016

Underground station at night

As the notion of London as a 24 hour city is debated and plans for the Night Tube are put into motion, we will consider the way in which cities have been the ...

LIVINGMAPS: Joe Gerlach on 'Vernacular Cartographies'

25 May 2016

Thomas Hirschhorn's (2007) 'Spinoza Map'

Of late, much has been made of the politics of maps – to the extent that reiterating the ‘power’ of maps has become something of a truism, one that threatens, ironically, the political vibrancy ...

The Ailing City: Crime Prevention and Future Cities in Minority Report

16 June 2016

Minority Report

Cities are modernity’s ever-changing hubs of people, architectures and culture. Time and time again, the intense urban environment has been perceived as causing sickness or influencing the experiences of illness. The metaphorical ...

Community mapping and citizen social science

22 June 2016

The third and final event in a series of collaborations on shape shifiting urban spaces between LIVINGMAPS and UCL Urban Laboratory.

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