SYMP The Making of Modern Ankar: Space, Poitics, Representation, University of Westminster, UK 23.11.2012 2-7pm

An international symposium organised by the Department of Architecture at the University of Westminster in  conjunction with SOAS Seminars on Turkey The making of modern Ankara is a momentous yet oft-neglected episode in twentieth-century history. The transformation of this ancient Anatolian town into the capital of the Turkish Republic captured the world’s attention during the […]

CONF UCL Urban Laboratory Cities Methodologies 2012. London, UK. 4.-7.7.2012

UCL URBAN LABORATORY CITIES METHODOLOGIES 2012 UCL Slade Research Centre Woburn Square, London 4-7 July, 2012 http://www.ucl.ac.uk/urbanlab/en2/index.php?page=3.0.0 Inaugurated in 2009, Cities Methodologies is an initiative to showcase innovative methods of urban research from across UCL and the wider urban research community. Through peer-reviewed exhibits and events, it draws together undergraduate, masters, and doctoral research, alongside […]

EVENTS, FILM Premiere and Screening: Builders and The Games, A film about construction workers and the building of the Stratford Olympic Park. London. 8.7.2012 & 2.8.2012

Builders and The Games 57 min. documentary dir. Margaret Dickinson. A film about construction workers and the building of the Stratford Olympic Park Two Screenings: July 8th and August 2nd 1) Official premiere – July 8th 1.30 pm Stratford Picture House: http://www.eastendfilmfestival.com/programme/1707/builders-and-the-games Screening with Pudding Mill Lane 10 min documentary dir. Ausra Linkeviciute, one of […]

EVENTS Architecture as antidote: should cities make us fit? UCL, London. 4.7.2012

Architecture as antidote: should cities make us fit? 4th July, 7pm – 9pm, Henry Wellcome Auditorium, Wellcome Trust, 183 Euston Road, London A panel of architects and health experts debate the role of architecture and cities in creating healthy lifestyles. Should architects be part of the growing campaign of “fit cities”, or does this represent […]

CONF Smart City Event 2012. Amsterdam, Netherlands. 27.06.2012.

From their homepage: Successful European Smart City projects present their approach and tell you about the most successful profit-making models! The Smart City Event 2012 is the largest conference within Europe where all the parties convene for 2 days to learn from the most progressive projects. The focus is on sharing knowledge to realise climate […]

EVENT: 4. Budapest Architecture Film Days, Kino cinema, Budapest, Hungary. 29.03.-01.04.2012.

http://kek.org.hu/filmnapok/en/ On 29th March – 1st April 2012, the KÉK – Contemporary Architecture Centre organizes the Budapest Architecture Film Days for the fourth time, in Kino cinema. The mission of the Architecture Film Days, inspired by the Rotterdam Architecture Film Festival, and initiated by KÉK in 2007, is to generate a dialogue between architectural practice […]

SHOWCASE, EXHIBITION: UCL Cities Methodologies 2012, UCL London. Deadline: 1st May 2012, 5pm

UCL Cities Methodologies 2012 Inaugurated in 2009, Cities Methodologies is a pan-UCL initiative to showcase innovative methods of urban research. Through exhibits and events, it draws together undergraduate, masters, and doctoral research, alongside work produced by academics, and the wider community of urban researchers. Proposals are invited from UCL staff, students and alumni, and other […]

EVENT: Vertical Space: “Man on Wire” plus shorts and discussion, London, 22.02.12, 7.30pm

Roxy Bar and Screen, 128-132 Borough High St, London, SE1 1LB, entry £4 UCL Urban Laboratory and Passengerfilms present the third event in a season of screenings on urban architectures. Join us for an evening of film and conversation on ‘Vertical Space’, featuring ‘Man on Wire’ (2008), and shorts ‘City of Cranes’ (2007) and ‘Vertical […]

CONFERENCE: Second London Citizen Cyberscience Summit, 16.-18.02.12 London

On your marks! The London Citizen Cyberscience Summit in 2010 brought together for the first time volunteers and scientists from a wide range of Web-based science projects, ranging from volunteer computing (SETI@home, ClimatePrediction.net) to volunteer thinking (GalaxyZoo, Herbaria@home) to volunteer sensing (EpiCollect, NoiseTube) and much more. Historians, journalists, teachers and businessmen all brought their angle […]