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Envisaging L'Aquila
edited by Alessandro Coppola

SCENARIOS FOR THE EUROPEAN CITY OF THE 3rd MILLENNIUM

My Ideal City Convegno internazionale, Venezia, Iuav, 12 e 13 Maggio 2011 Call for Position Papers

Il progetto My Ideal City si fonda sul 7°Programma Quadro per la Cultura della EU, e tratta della rappresentazione in un ambiente immersivo e virtuale dei risultati di un processo partecipativo che ha coinvolto le città di Copenhagen, . . . → Read More: SCENARIOS FOR THE EUROPEAN CITY OF THE 3rd MILLENNIUM

Urban Plots, Organizing Cities – Book Launch

Edited by Giovanna Sonda (Istituto Regionale di Studi e Ricerca Sociale), Claudio Coletta (University of Trento) and Francesco Gabbi (IUAV)

Published by Ashgate

ENG. By focusing on the interplay between material, social and narrative dimensions of the city, this book examines urban complexity, namely the dynamic and entangled nature of urban issues, and puts . . . → Read More: Urban Plots, Organizing Cities – Book Launch

Blocked arteries: circulation and congestion in history

Conference

The Institute of Historical Research, University of London

25 November 2010 – 26 November 2010

For centuries congestion has constituted a significant part of the travelling experience of peoples within and between cities, regions and nations. Meanwhile, for governments and planners, congestion has emerged as both a technical and cultural construct, influencing the interaction . . . → Read More: Blocked arteries: circulation and congestion in history

Techno-Topologies. Spatial Perspectives – Spatial Practices

Final interdisciplinary conference organized by the Graduate School “Topology of Technology” Darmstadt University of Technology March 3. – 5., 2011 Deadline: October 15, 2010

Taking stock at the end of the first funding period, the Graduate School “Topologies of Technology”, based at the TU Darmstadt, will host a final conference to reflect on current projects . . . → Read More: Techno-Topologies. Spatial Perspectives – Spatial Practices

Research Studentship: UK airspace regulation in an era of privatisation and commercialisation

Loughborough University – Department of Civil and Building Engineering

Research Studentship: UK airspace regulation in an era of privatisation and commercialisation.

The Transport Studies Group within the Department of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University invites applications from highly capable and enthusiastic individuals who wish to study for a PhD in the area . . . → Read More: Research Studentship: UK airspace regulation in an era of privatisation and commercialisation

ʻIn time of plenty and in time of wantʼ. On the attachment between designers and their objects of design

Our working paper section collects works in progress by researchers involved in professionaldreamers‘ projects.

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Cristiano Storni, 2010

ʻIn time of plenty and in time of wantʼ. On the attachment between designers and their objects of design

Etnografia di una comunità di marca online

Our working paper section collects works in progress by researchers involved in professionaldreamers‘ projects.

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Andreas Fernandez, 2010

Etnografia di una comunità di marca online

New Visual Technologies – Shifting Boundaries, Shared Moments

Please have a look at this call for contributions to a special issue of Visual Studies edited by Connor Graham, Eric Laurier, Vincent O’Brien, and Mark Rouncefield. The issue aims to collect wide-ranging contrbutions on New Visual Technologies.

Deadline: 15th February 2010

Download the call

The Sentient City

Toward the Sentient City is an exhibition curated by Mark Shepard and organized by the Architectural League of New York. It aims to tackle how physical space is reshaped by the new ICT media and the ambient information invisibly embedded into the urban environment.

http://www.sentientcity.net/

The topic is fashionable and there is no shortage . . . → Read More: The Sentient City

Future everything

Get ready for a rather futuristic festival on urban culture:

FutureEverything – Urban Festival of Art, Music & Ideas

Manchester, UK

FutureEverything is an annual urban festival of art, music & ideas. It features a freeform mix of art and music events in 30 different venues and spaces across Manchester, and an acclaimed conference, . . . → Read More: Future everything