Noticias

  • Expulsions: brutality and complexity in the global economy

    Saskia Sassen presents her new book Expulsions: brutality and complexity in the global economy at the London School of Economics. 

    13 Mayo 2014
    Fuente:
    London School of Economics
  • For Lima, There's No Simple Path to Re-Regulating Public Transportation

    Even among South American cities, Lima is infamous for its traffic issues. Chaotic congestion, high rates of fatalities, and a deregulated, confusing transportation network are all hallmarks of the Peruvian capital's urban landscape.

    07 Mayo 2014
    Fuente:
    CityLab
  • The world cities with the most powerful brands - get the data

    The first Guardian Cities global brand survey has thrown up a surprise winner (to us, anyway), plenty of surprise losers and some interesting ones to watch (Mumbai and Mecca, we're looking at you). Here's a breakdown of how the list was compiled.

    06 Mayo 2014
    Fuente:
    The Guardian
  • Asociación AERYC

    AERYC es una red de ciudades y regiones para favorecer la cooperación internacional en el ámbito latinoamericano y europeo.

    03 Mayo 2014
    Fuente:
    AERYC
  • Los movimientos sociales reclaman su derecho a transformar la ciudad

    “Queremos reconquistar poco a poco una ciudad que nos han robado”. La frase es de Gala Pin, activista social de Barcelona. Los movimientos sociales tienen encima de la mesa varios proyectos para empezar esta “reconquista” de la capital catalana, algunos se encuentran en fase muy embrionaria, otros empiezan a coger forma y al menos un par de ellos son plenamente operativos y se han convertido en el modelo a seguir para otros colectivos.

    26 Abr 2014
    Fuente:
    El País
  • African Urbanism and Human Rights

    Africa is experiencing the most rapid exodus from rural to urban areas on the planet: Its urban population is projected to increase from today’s 414 million to over 1.2 billion by 2050.

    25 Abr 2014
    Fuente:
    Open Society Foundations
  • Learning from 5 Pointz: what the graffiti mecca teaches us about the creation of public space

    The famed warehouse site in Queens, New York, destroyed definitively last year, was about much more than just the place of graffiti in society. It highlighted precisely how we engage democratically in the creation of public space, especially in the creation of spaces that suggest alternative ways of forming a "public", as Matt DelSesto argues.

    08 Abr 2014
    Fuente:
    The Global Urbanist
  • Richard Sennet a Barcelona

    Per a Richard Sennett, les ciutats han de ser obertes, ambigües i flexibles, imperfectes i inacabades. Només així podran preservar la seva força creativa, provocar la reflexió i acollir la novetat, fins i tot la més dissonant o contradictòria.

    Conferència al CCCB: Dilluns 17 de març, a les 19.30 h

    24 Mar 2014
    Fuente:
    CCCB
  • Jornada: Com fer front a la manca d'habitatge social?

    Catalunya és una de les comunitats més afectades per la problemàtica dels desallotjaments i per la concentració de pisos buits.

    Dijous 20 de març de 2014 de 9:30 h a 14:15 h. Edifici vapor universitari de Terrassa.

    20 Mar 2014
    Fuente:
    Observatori DESC
  • Planning The unbuilding of informal Buenos Aires, part 2: the terminal

    Declining standards of rail commuter services in Buenos Aires has caused much of the metropolitan population to rely on combi vans, both high-end and low-end commuters alike. But while governments are providing new infrastructure for wealthy and middle-class commuters to enjoy their combi commutes in comfort, they are squeezing low-income commuters out at the same time. 

    18 Mar 2014
    Fuente:
    The Global Urbanist

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