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Renovation of Ribeira das Naus
Lisboa (Portugal), 2013
FINALIST 2014
The neglected, deteriorating, dangerous shoreline on the site of an old naval shipyard has become a pedestrian promenade overlooking the Tagus River and very well connected with the centrally located Praça do Comércio
Temporary Swimming Pool in Arthur Verona Street
Bucharest (Romania), 2012
FINALIST 2014
In the three days of a summer festival, a street normally occupied by cars becomes home to a swimming pool made from rented pallets and waterproof canvas so that residents can enjoy having contact with water.
Renovation of the Baluard del Príncep
Palma (Spain), 2013
FINALIST 2014
The demolition of three military buildings constructed in the 1960s made it possible to recover the previously inaccessible Baluard del Príncep (Prince’s Bastion) as an open public space with privileged views over the sea.

Shared Spaces

“Democratic reform can only happen in public space”
Interview with Axel Honneth
Philosopher, sociologist and director of the Institut für Sozialforschung at the University of Frankfurt

UrbanScope

Sprawl: Growth or Metastasis?
The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream │ Gregory Greene │ The Electric Wallpaper │ Canada, 2004 │ 00:51:43 │ English
Sprawling suburbs of one-family homes and private cars were the chief sets on the stage of the American dream. Going back to a time when fuel was abundant and cheap, they gave rise to a lifestyle that has turned out to be increasingly unsustainable. What will happen to all this when fossil fuels run out?

News

The Prize at the “i2a va in città” Forum
24 February 2015, at 8.30 p.m. | University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Canobbio (Switzerland)
Judit Carrera will represent the Prize at an international meeting in the metropolitan area of Lugano (Switzerland) of cultural centres dealing with urban themes.

Periscope

The Urban Cyclist’s Survival Guide
On the basis of her experience moving around in cities where cars dominate the streets, Yvonne Bambrick has written this guide to help the new cyclist negotiate the challenges, obstacles, and rules that are part of sharing the roads. The illustrations clarify different situations.
New Ways of Travelling
In the past few years concepts in the transport sector have been changing. Dalila Bouaziz believes that this is due to the number of companies which have introduced changes in the kinds of services they offer and also in ways of travelling, for example car sharing or new ways of buying train tickets.
#Archilovers_underground
Using the hashtag #Archilovers_underground on Instagram, the Archilovers group has compiled a series of photographs offering an artistic account of citizens’ experiences in the underground stations of several cities.