Conference that formed part of debates on public space, in the framework the Bucharest Architecture Symposium (Anuala de architectura Bucaresti), 22-23 May 2009
Public space or show room? The very valuable collection of projects that the CCCB has been putting together over the years, as with the European Archive for Urban Public Space, can simultaneously give rise to contradictory feelings of admiration and misgiving.
The autor reflects on the European Prize for Urban Public Space, from his experience as a member of the jury since 2002.
Based on the analysis of the winning works of the European Prize for Urban Public Space, the author reflects on the sense of urbanity, the ability to coexist, of public space.
The professor of social and political philosophy and co-director of the Centre for Social Critique at the Humboldt University in Berlin reflects on the challenges of contemporary society and on phenomena such as migration and political action in urban environments.
The Mexican journalist specialized in human rights and violence explains the special features of public spaces in her country and the relationships that occur within them.
The Contact Territories workshop has concluded with the final presentation of projects related with Public Space Design and fruit of a joint initiative of ETSAV (Vallès School of Architecture) and the European Prize for Urban Public Space.
The jury considers this project an exemplary intervention for the survival of our cities in this new climate era.
A CCCB Interview with architect and urban planner Mar Santamaria on the present and future challenges of contemporary cities, public policies, data and urban rights.
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