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Debate between Richard Sennet and Ira Katznelson, hosted by Judit Carrera.
02/07/2015, 19h | CCCB | English
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Debate between Diane Davis, Teresa Caldeira and Richard Burdett, hosted by Josep Bohigas.
03/07/2015, 19h | CCCB | English

Archive

Social housing building in Brandon Street
London (United Kingdom), 2012
FINALIST 2014
The bench attached to the foot of the wall of a new social housing block in the Heygate Estate takes over from the low wall that had enclosed the premises as a meeting place for local residents
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.

News

Miami, next station of "Shared Cities" exhibition.
AIA Miami (Miami Downtown) | 18/06/2015 - 18/08/2015
The Miami Center for Architecture and Design inaugurates the exhibition Shared Spaces. European Prize for Urban Public Space 2014, also presenting Miami Foundation’s 2014 Public Space Challange winners.
Students research on public space in Barcelona's School Mestre Morera.
Barcelona, 19 June 2015
Within an IGOP’s project, and the collaboration of publicspace.org, elementary school students have conducted an investigation on public space in their neighborhood, based on interviews and surveys.

Shared Spaces

“You have markets everywhere even when the situation is very bad”
Interview with Patrick Cockburn
The Middle East correspondent explains why he thinks public space is necessary and highlights its intrinsic democratic dimension. He says that the Internet can never be a true public space and that his favourite public spaces are markets.

Periscope

Public Space Acupuncture
Architects Helena Casanova and Jesus Hernandez have written and edited the book Public Space Acupuncture, published by Actar Publishers New York. It combines the study of innovative strategies to activate or regenerate the urban public space with projects by their studio, based in Rotterdam. The book also presents contributions by Catalan architect Oriol Bohigas and Dutch urban sociologist Arnold Reijndorp.
Water in London: The River as a Public Space.
The Thames has traditionally been a symbol of the UK capital city. With climate change, there has been a rise of the water levels, so a documentary debates about what challenges and opportunities brings the river as a Public Space, coming up with ideas such as floating parks, amphibious houses or public wetlands.
In Memoriam Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas
Periscope in memory of the recently deceased Spanish architect Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas, author, among other projects, of the Torre del Homenaje (Huéscar, 2007), Special Mention of the fifth edition of the European Prize for Urban Public Space, and participant in the documentary "Europa Ciudad", produced by the CCCB.