The German philosopher speaks of public spaces that make it possible for us to work out who we are through interaction with strangers. At the same time, public spaces are a precondition for collective democratic action.
On 4 and 5 March the first meeting of the Advisory Committee of the European Prize for Urban Public Space was held at the CCCB. The Board for this year’s award consists of ten European institutions working in the domains of architecture and urban planning.
Forensic Architecture (FA) is a research agency based at Goldsmiths, University of London. Its multidisciplinary team works together to reconstruct and document cases of abuse for purposes of reporting them in legal and political forums.
An architect and sociologist with a long career concerned with cities, he considers several key aspects of urban transformation and reviews examples of good urban public space practices around the world.
Growing our own food in urban areas makes us rethink the urban-rural relationship. Following seven urban agriculture projects in Berlin presented in the documentary, we reflect on the social, economic, environmental, political and health repercussions that come with it.
Robert Moses's deliberate low bridges on Long Island are an example of the political use of technology and how architecture, engineering and public works may be at the service of political or economic power.
The historian specialising in the theory of architecture, landscape architecture, and design of rural settings returns to Christopher Alexander's ideas about agriculturally productive places.
The British architect promotes the creation of workspaces in neighborhoods to avoid unnecessary travel and so that we can spend more time working in our community, close to family and friends.
Complete lockdown and working from home have only been a reality for a privileged part of the population, but the reliance on technology, for a whole range of activities, is undoubtedly a real aspect of our society.
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