NETWORK PUKAR Partners for Urban Knowledge, Action and Research Mission PUKAR is an independent research collective and an urban knowledge production center that provides a platform for cross disciplinary, multi-sectoral, community based research for issues related to urbanization and globalization. PUKAR aims to democratize research and broaden access to knowledge among disenfranchised or weakly institutionalized groups and to create a space from which […]

RESEARCH PROJECT: SCIBE Scarcity and Creativity in the Built Environment – A Research Project funded by HERA SCIBE explores the relationship between scarcity and creativity in the context of the built environment by investigating how conditions of scarcity might affect the creativity of the different actors involved in the production of architecture and urban design, and how design-led actions might improve the built environment in the future. The research is based […]

ONLINE: UrbanPortal The Urban Portal is an online hub designed to provide experts and non-experts easy access to current research and resources on urban issues. The Portal is a core project of the University of Chicago Urban Network, an emerging community of scholars and others that aims to spur innovation in the study of urban processes […]

ASSOCIATION, NETWORK: European Urban Research Association At a time when global forces are strengthening and localism struggles to reassert itself, there is a need to re-examine the place which cities take in the social and economic order and this is what the European Urban Research Association (EURA) aims to achieve. This web site provides information about the origins of EURA, […]

Initiative: Think Berl!n Think Berl!n Die Initiative »Think Berl!n« wurde von Aljoscha Hofmann, Cordelia Polinna, Jana Richter und Johanna Schlaack Mitte 2009 an der TU Berlin gegründet und entstand aus der Idee, die Debatte über die Berliner Stadtentwicklung um eine junge, zugleich wissenschaftliche und praktische, Position aus Architektur und Stadtplanung zu bereichern. Mit der Initiative wollen wir […]

Network Berlin on Sale – Nicht mit uns! Berlin on Sale – Nicht mit uns! Dies ist eine herzliche Einladung an alle Unzufriedenen und Überflüssigen, an heutige und künftige Militante, sich an unseren Herbstaktionstagen unter dem Motto „Berlin on Sale – nicht mit uns! Gegen die sozialen Angriffe auf unser Leben“ zu beteiligen. Am 1.10.2010 geht es los. Unser Ausgangspunkt war die […]

Blogcloud Urbanistikae URBANISTIKA.EE is a cloud of blogs that debate different areas dealing with urban issues. Its aim is to become an open discussion agora for all who are interested in cities and their future, while dealing with subjects such as urban planning, architecture, activism, urban studies, writings about cities, neighbourhood analyses and specific cities, as […]

International Network for Urban Research and Action The International Network for Urban Research and Action INURA is a network of people involved in action and research in localities and cities. The Network consists of activists and researchers from community and environmental groups, universities, and local administrations, who wish to share experiences and to participate in common research. Examples of the issues […]

European Architectural History Network EAHN MISSION STATEMENT The European Architectural History Network supports research and education by providing a public forum for the dissemination of knowledge about the histories of architecture. Based in Europe, it serves architectural historians and scholars in allied fields without restriction on their areas of study. The network seeks to overcome limitations imposed by […]

EUROCITIES EUROCITIES is the network of major European cities. We bring together the local governments of more than 140 large cities in over 30 European countries. We influence and work with the EU institutions to respond to common issues that impact the day-to-day lives of Europeans.  Our aim is to shape the opinions of stakeholders […]