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Co-producing Urbanisms

Co-producing Urbanisms
July 15, 2016

New UI Journal Paper on ‘Urban Retrofitting’

A New UI paper on The mutual construction of urban retrofit and scale: Governing ON, IN and WITH in Greater Manchester by Mike Hodson and Simon Marvin has been published in early view in Environment and Planning C. The paper…
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Co-producing UrbanismsUrban Automation
July 12, 2016

New UI Journal Paper ‘Urban Control Rooms’

A new UI paper ‘The maintenance of urban circulation: An operational logic of infrastructural control’ by Andres Luque-Ayala and Simon Marvin is available at early view at the Environment and Planning D website. The paper examines the increased visibility of…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
July 6, 2016

New UI book chapter on ‘Volumetric Urbanism’

UI’s work on Volumetric Urbanism has just been published in Beyond the Networked City Infrastructure reconfigurations and urban change in the North and South Edited by Olivier Coutard, Jonathan Rutherford and published by Routledge in 2016. The book argues that…
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Co-producing UrbanismsUrban Automation
July 1, 2016

UI keynote at ‘Disclosing Sustainability: the transformative power of transparency?’ conference

UI Keynote on ‘Urban Control in a Turbulent Atmosphere’ for Dutch Conference on Disclosing Sustainability: the transformative power of transparency? The ENP (Environmental Policy Group) is a social scientific environmental research group working at Wageningen University and with Earth System…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
June 28, 2016

UI Director Joins Strategic Advisory Board of JPI-Urban Europe

The Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe was set up in 2010 to strengthen European research and innovation in the field of urban development. It aims to make better use of European public Research, Development & Innovation resources and to tackle…
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Co-producing UrbanismsUrban Automation
June 27, 2016

UI Keynote on ‘Urbanism in the Anthropocene’ for Danish Centre for Strategic Urban Research

UI is providing a keynote address on its work on Urban Encapsulation at the University of Aarhus on 9th-10th May 2016 at the conference on Urbanism in the Anthropocene organised by the Centre for Strategic Urban Research. The is interdisciplinary…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
March 2, 2016

UI co-edits new book on retrofit cities

Simon Marvin's latest book 'Retrofitting Cities: Priorities, Governance and Experimentation' co-edited with Mike Hodson, comparatively explores how urban scale retrofitting can be conceptualised as a socio-technical transition. The book critically compares and contrasts different national styles of response in cities…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
March 2, 2016

UI speaks at Community Land Trust Conference

Dr Tom Moore presented his latest research on community land trusts at the National CLT Network conference in London on 28th January. Dr Moore's presentation discussed the findings of his recent study, commissioned by Wessex Comunity Assets, into 'The motivations and aspirations of community land trust volunteers…
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Co-producing UrbanismsUrban Automation
March 2, 2016

UI co-edits new book on Smart Urbanism

Urban Institute Director Professor Simon Marvin has co-authored a new book titled 'Smart Urbanism: Utopian Vision or False Dawn?' with Andres Luque-Ayala and Colin McFarlane. Smart Urbanism (SU) – the rebuilding of cities through the integration of digital technologies with…
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Co-producing Urbanisms
February 14, 2016

UI hosts ‘Daily life, Digital technologies & Energy demand’ symposium

Rachel Macrorie (and co-organisers Faye Wade (UCL), Kathryn Buchanan (University of Essex), and Roxana Morosanu (University of Loughborough) led a successful working party symposium on the 26th and 27th November sponsored by the Urban Institute, at the University of Sheffield.…
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