City Street3: TRANSITIONAL STREETS: NARRATING STORIES OF CONVIVIAL STREETS. (Call for Papers)

The recent acceleration of the world’s mobility has no doubt affected city streets. This is manifested in the increased rate of transactions, communication channels, trans-nationalism, and the unprecedented influx of refugees within ‘new’ contexts. Within this context, a pertinent question on transitional streets seeks to highlight their status quo and examine embedded stories reflecting realities, potentials and possibilities for conviviality.

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‘Attractive Cities: Successes and Conflicts’

third edition of the Summer School ‘Attractive Cities: Successes and Conflicts’ organized by the University of Bicocca-Milan and the University of Barcelona next July 2017.

The aim of the Summer School is to provide a critical analysis on urban attractiveness from different perspectives: Economics, Sociology, Urban Planning and Cultural Management. Continue reading ‘Attractive Cities: Successes and Conflicts’

Public space design for flooding: Facing the challenges presented by climate change adaptation

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

The Art of Urban Design in Urban Regeneration

08455.pngA. Remesar (Ed)

The Art of Urban Design in Urban Regeneration.  Interdisciplinarity, Policies, Governance, Public Space

Pàges: 156
ISBN: 978-84-475-3781-5
Edition: 2016

 

 

 

 

 

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