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New book explores the ethics and philosophy of urban design

New book explores the ethics and philosophy of urban design

12 January 2017

Camillo Boano (Director, MSc Building and Urban Design in Development at the DPU and Co-Director, UCL Urban Laboratory) has published a new book that bridges the gap created by the “missing encounters” between ...

Curating the City research cluster runs first UCL-based workshop in new Centre for Critical Heritage Studies

14 December 2016

The university negotiates its evolving identity at HereEast

The Curating the City research cluster in the new UCL/University of Gothenburg Centre for Critical Heritage Studies ran its first UCL-based workshop 22-23 November, focussed on the role of universities in ‘co-curating ...

Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies is out now!

02 December 2016

Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies book out now

UCL Urban Laboratory's new book Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies (I.B. Tauris, 2016) is available to purchase now in the UK, and from 30 December 2016 internationally. Use discount code AN2 ...

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The Shard - Vertical Horizons

The Shard - Vertical Horizons

12 - 28 January 2017

Presented at ROOM Artspace in January, Vertical Horizons: Living With The Shard in The City is a meditative film about Western Europe’s tallest building, The Shard, created through a Leverhulme Trust artist ...

Surplus in Neoliberal Urban Space

20 January 2017

Hilary Powell, De(con)structing Demolition

This seminar focuses on the extended idea of surplus in urban space as the production of the neoliberal economy. The creation and demolition of surplus, including related spaces, have been an ongoing phenomena ...

Vertical Horizons: Finance and the Imaginary City

25 January 2017

Finance and the Imaginary City

As part of the exhibition and film screening of Tom Wolseley's Vertical Horizons at ROOM Artspace, join us for this roundtable discussion on the spectacle and dynamics of capital in the city.

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