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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

“The idea of anonymity has been lost in contemporary cities”
Interview with Marta Segarra
Shared Spaces speaks with Marta Segarra, Professor of French Literature and Gender Studies at the University of Barcelona.
“Cities have costs and problems but they also have experimental spaces where solutions may be found”
Interview with Ulrich Beck
Shared Spaces speaks with Ulrich Beck, professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Periscope

The Better Block
The Better Block discusses a number of urban transformation projects presently being undertaken in the United States. Aiming to offer instruments of tactical urbanism to other communities, it provides a wide range of material showing projects already underway, especially those which highlight the importance of public transport and sustainability.
Villes inondables: Cities and Flooding
Climate change, demographic pressure and urban competitiveness have meant that many populations living in riverside or seafront spaces of European cities are more vulnerable to flooding. Jean-Jacques Terrin has edited this publication which, in several texts by different authors, advocates dealing with the problem through prevention, resilience and adaptation.