Futur des mondes urbains
One of the issues that the Occupy movement has brought into sharp focus is that of city land and its ownership. On Wall Street, Zuccotti Park is owned privately but heavily constrained by covenants. Occupy LSX ended up camped on ground partly by St Paul’s Cathedral and partly by the City of London Corporation because Paternoster Square , where the London Stock Exchange is located, is private land.
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Les textes des communications sont téléchargeables librement : Session 1 – L’action publique urbaine face aux enjeux territoriaux : entre différenciation territoriale, adaptation et laisser-faire
Cet espace réunit les émissions publiées entre novembre 2011 et septembre 2012 sur le site Solutionsdurables.tv.
If I were to ask you to list symbols of American consumerism, I bet the words “shopping mall” would come to mind pretty quickly. And that’s because for the past 5 decades, shopping malls have been a dominant feature of the retail scene in a country that has more retail space than most.
A road map for tomorrow's cities by James Howard Kunstler
Dr Duncan Smith, a Research Fellow here in CASA and author of our latest blog – Urban Geographics has produced an interesting visualisation of London’s Urban form:
Chiara Camponeschi is author of The Enabling City and works at the intersection of interdisciplinary research, social innovation and urban sustainability. 1. What do you think are the most difficult challenges, contradictions and opportunities facing suburbs and their communities, or Aspley/your suburb and its community?
Planters and urban gardening tools at Kennedy Greenway in central Boston, the site of the Occupy Boston encampment. Last spring, after attending a panel about urbanism in Mumbai, I wrote a blog post about what I called the "entropic city" — one that is constantly changing and re-imagining itself.
Le Grand Lyon fête ses 40 ans. Créé en 1969, sous l’impulsion de l’Etat, comme une communauté de moyens , il constitue aujourd’hui une communauté de projets autonome, reconnue pour son efficacité dans la gestion d’un territoire qui regroupe 57 communes et plus de 1,3 millions d’habitants.
This post is also available in: Chinese (Traditional) ‘A product of the creative encounter between the man-made and the natural, between order and disorder, the garden can offer productive metaphors for the interactions between human life and time, care, thought or space.’
ISB’s underwater rover competition and Bangkok’s first FabLab On saturday i was guest and judge at ISB’s underwater rover competition. 10 students in four teams have competed against each other. This was the first time the students have build an underwater rover.
Le goût des villes imaginaires
I received the link to this video from Alain Renk.
By Laura Gallagher Thursday 10 November 2011