Last week (10th-14th july) the UIU organized the “Smart cities: innovation, climate change, urban planning, governance and creative participation” course in Barcelona, attended by about 30 students from Five Universities that make up the UIU.
Since July the 1st, Veronica Crousse, is the new dean of the Faculty of Arts and Design of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. Artist and academic she was awarded with a CUM LAUDE to ther doctoral dissertation (2011) Reencontrando la Espacialidad para el arte público en el Perú. Barcelona: TDR (tesis doctorales en red). Recuperado de http://www.tdx.cat/handle/10803/1551, Continue reading Veronica Crousse New Dean, Faculty of Arts and Design
by Matos Silva Cabral, Maria (Ph.D. Dissertation)
Directors: Costa, João Pedro; Castel-Branco, Cristina
The urban phenomenon of floods is recurrent and is expected to be aggravated in the near and distant future, not only in light of climate change projections, but also if flood management approaches continue the path of “business as usual”. Facing this problem-matter, this research proposes the design of public spaces as a key component in the adaptation to current and expected urban flood events. Continue reading Public space design for flooding: Facing the challenges presented by climate change adaptation
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April 21st. in the afternoon. By an absolute majority in the first round, Rosa Vives elected director of the new Department of Arts & Conservation-Restoration, Faculty of Fine Arts.
An interdisciplinary and international course. In Barcelona the city of Ildefons Cerdà and his Eixample. A model for Public Art and Urban Design.