#greatschools thinktank

#greatschools think tank

UPB, together with Hawkins\Brown, Aecom, Creative Wit and the Architects Journal, are part of a think tank about the value of design intelligence in delivering good school buildings. The Think Tank will publish a manifesto in September 2015, that will be delivered to the government on how to achieve great school at great value.

round-table

Location

DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

EU SUSTAINABLE URBANISM CONFERENCE

Client

ZELENA AKEIJA – GREEN ACTION CROATIA

EU SUSTAINABLE URBANISM CONFERENCE

Urban Projects Bureau delivered a lecture on Urbanism and Citizen Empowerment at the EU-sponsored Sustainable Urbanism conference in Dubrovnik in March 2013.

www.zelena-akcija.hr/en

Location

London

Design & The Informal City Research Cluster

Client

The Architectural Association

Design & The Informal City Research Cluster

UPB are part of the AA Research Cluster rethinking the spatial conditions of informal cities, run by Elena Pascolo, Alex Warnock-Smith and Jorge Fiori. Events hosted by the cluster include:

 

30/05/2012 Creative Acts of Citizenship, The Informal as Praxis

Presentation and discussion by Teddy Cruz

09/02/2012 Informal City: Design as Political Engagement Symposium

Invited participants: Alfredo Brillembourg (Urban Think Tank, Chair for Architecture and Urban Design

ETH Zurich), Jose Castillo (arquitectura 911sc, Urban Age, LSE Cities advisory board member), Franklin Lee (SUBdv, AA

Unit Master 2005-10), Jorge Jauregi (Atelier Metropolitano), Dr Felippe Hernandez (Lecturer University of Cambridge)

29/11/2011 Medellin’s Social Urbanism: Symbolism or Transformation? Symposium

Invited participants: Dr Julio D’avila (Senior Lecturer, Development Planning Unit, UCL), Professor Ann Varley (Dept of

Geography, UCL), Dr Felippe Hernandez (Lecturer, University of Cambridge)

 19/10/2011 Slum Free Cities, public lecture by Mukesh Mehta

 

For more information, contact informalcity@aaschool.ac.uk