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Urban Workshops

PRESENTED ON MAR 26, 2010
IN FERROL @ VOL 1
'We can improve our neighborhood with citizen participation, this is a way of architecture.' Esta ponencia ha sido presentada por Desescribir en Ferrol #1. Ha sido subida el 21 de Mayo de 2010 con las palabras clave: Ferrol, arquitectura, acciones urbanas, huertos urbanos, Desescribir, talleres urbanos. Desescribir, talleres urbanos. "Hemos podido mejorar nuestro barrio con la participación ciudadana, esto es una forma de arquitectura" http://www.desescribir.com/
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Acupuncture Architecture, Urban Villages

BY FILIPE BALESTRA
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 20, 2010

Filipe Balestra offers up amazing insights into building in the urban villages of Rio de Janerio and India.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 21, 2013.

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City Urban Planning in Genoa

BY BEATRICE MORETTI
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 26, 2012

Beatrice Moretti and Paola Sabbion are architects from URBAN LAB. In this presentation, they cover a project called the new City Urban Planning.
 The project involved the announcement of the Genoa Urban Plan 2010 through the publication of the Urban Lab Notebooks, and the staging of the exhibition "Genoa Today, Genoa Tomorrow" in December 2011, an extraordinary instrument of participation and opportunity for discussion. (in Italian)

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Parklets: Regaining Our Public Spaces

BY ÁREA DE INVESTIGACIÓN DAS
@ VOL 31 ON OCT 01, 2013

DAS, Investigation Area: Tania Guerrero and Julien Salabelle present their project Parklets, a project developed with the intention of regaining the street from the automobiles, and to expand the potential of public spaces with the help of sustainable mobile installations. (in Spanish)

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Parklets: Regaining Our Public Spaces

BY ÁREA DE INVESTIGACIÓN DAS
@ VOL 31 ON OCT 01, 2013

Tania Guerrero and Julien Salabelle of Área de Investigación DAS present their project Parklets: a project developed with the intention of regaining the street from the automobiles, and to expand the potential of public spaces with the help of sustainable mobile installations.

"Presentation of the Day" on June 19, 2014.

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Soft Verges

BY IAN HINGLEY
@ DESIGN FRINGE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 03, 2015

Ian Hingley takes us through the streets of France, Italy, Portugal, Holland and UK, and talks about the advantages and joy of a green verges in a street environment compare to all systematically paved over verges. Ecology, biodiversity, water management, oxygen production in verges should be in London and gives an example of community gorilla action happening in Hackney.

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Derbyshire Street Pocket Park

BY LUKE GREYSMITH
@ DESIGN FRINGE POWERED BY PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 03, 2015

Landscape architect Luke Greysmith shares  the history of converting a quite street full of parked cars into a community garden in the Derbyshire Pocket Park in order to reduce the amount of rain water entering the sewers, and offers this beautiful solution to the entire city of London.

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IN PURSUIT OF THE IDEAL CITY- Urban Journeys into the Literary Imaginary

BY JONATHAN CHARLEY
@ VOL 25 ON SEP 25, 2015

Jonathan Charley is the Director of Cultural Studies in the Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde. He teaches and writes on the history of architecture and urban culture.! 

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Urban Gardens: Then and Now

BY ANDREA VANDERBILT
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 18, 2018

Urban Gardens are not a new idea, nor are they a thing of the past. Andrea Vanderbilt will bring you up to date on the powerful role that urban gardens have played in the lives of Americans throughout wars and revolutions, and she will clue you in on where they stand today.

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If You Love Chicago

BY BERNARD LOYD
@ VOL 46 ON JUN 05, 2018

Bernard Loyd is founder of Urban Juncture, Inc. and of Urban Juncture Foundation, social enterprises focused on revitalizing urban communities.  A Bronzeville resident, he is the project leader of the Bronzeville Cookin’ initiative @ 51st Street & the Green Line that is sponsored by UJ Inc. and UJF.