Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

Riqualificare piazza Borgo Dora con installazioni d’arredo urbano realizzate in autocostruzione e con l’utilizzo di “rifiuti”

Friday, May 4, 2012 9:35 No Comments

Cosa: Workshop Leonia Oggetto: Riqualificare piazza Borgo Dora con installazioni d’arredo urbano realizzate in autocostruzione e con l’utilizzo di “rifiuti” Quando: 18 maggio – 16 giugno 2012 (4 weekend – venerdì e sabato) Dove: Torino, Italy Orari: 9:00 – 19:00pm Come: lezioni, progettazone, realizzazione Organizzazione: Izmo con il sostegno di Compagnia di San Paolo, Cecchi […]

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Urbanization at the heart of the economy: the role of cities in economic development

Thursday, January 27, 2011 11:00 19 Comments

Vinicius de Moraes Netto This paper originally appeared on Vitruvius here version pdf Abstract The paper discusses the central role of cities and their structures in the social and economic development of regions and nations. Through a brief comparison of Brazil’s emergent economy and their huge demands on material infrastructures and the spatial policies of […]

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MIPIM 2010: Visions for City Futures from Cannes

Friday, April 2, 2010 17:43 5 Comments

The critical global and economic climate has pushed cities to the fore of policy discussion worldwide, forcing them to review their strategies and adopt new approaches to planning and development for sustainable growth. For cities to engage in this process successfully, increased inter-change and sensitivity between all of the parties involved in the city-making profession […]

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Project B.A.R.C.: Beyond Architectural Regulations in China

Friday, November 27, 2009 12:58 3 Comments

What: A Case Study of Evolutionary Green Planning Where: Shenzhen Biennale 2009 / Shanghai World Expo 2010 When: Dec 7-9, 2009, Shenzhen Library auditorium Who: Dynamic City Foundation and Partners BARC (Beyond Architectural Regulations in China) is an ambitious collaborative design-research initiated by the Dynamic City Foundation (DCF), a Beijing-based research institute focused on dynamic […]

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Sustaining Identity II Symposium: V&A Museum, London

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 15:56 No Comments

Location: Victoria and Albert Museum, London Date: November 26 2009, Time: 10AM-6PM Curators: Juhani Pallasmaa, Paul Brislin and Tamara Horbacka Tickets: £45, concessions available Is there an architecture of resistance that stands in the face of commercial globalisation, that rejects the iconic image, that celebrates the sprit of individual place? In the current economic climate, […]

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