Call for proposals

November 3, 2013
By City Space Architecture

Past Present and Future of Public Space International Conference

Bologna, Italy, 25-27 June 2014

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At the Biennale dello spazio pubblico in Rome (May 2013, 16-18) our working team presented research and activities developed during past months related to the project "Past present and future of public space",  in collaboration with international scholars. 

In Rome a call for proposals has been launched, intended to invite scholars, architects, urban designers, planners, photographers and artists to join the project, submitting papers and materials related to the main 4 themes, choosing between 16 topics.
The deadline for abstract proposal is 4 November 2013 -> EXTENDED 20 December 2013.

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The public space of education

November 3, 2013
By City Space Architecture

A special issue (#1/2013) of the e-journal "IN_BO. Ricerche e progetti per il territorio, la città e l'architettura", published at the Department of Architecture, University of Bologna, collects research and teaching activities of different scholars involved in our "Past present and future of public space" international project.

The special issue of "IN_BO" was presented and discussed at the Biennale dello spazio pubblico, during an international session, at the Faculty of Architecture Roma TRE, on May 18, 2013.

The e-journal is bilingual (Italian/English), the default language of the platform is Italian. To read it in English switch the language on the top right menu, using preferably Mozilla Firefox.

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Survey: urban daily life and the pursuit of happiness

November 3, 2013
By City Space Architecture

This survey is part of a research project developed by Dr. Luisa Bravo, during her appointment as postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Architecture, University of Bologna, Italy (2009-2014).
The research project is about public spaces and urban daily life in the contemporary dimension of the city, both for consolidated and suburban areas. Starting from case studies in Europe and particularly in Italy, Dr. Bravo developed her work regarding suburban areas as Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Urban and Regional Development (IURD), University of California Berkeley.

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Reshaping New York. The Bloomberg years

August 26, 2013
By City Space Architecture

New York City experienced a major transformation during Michael R. Bloomberg’s three terms as mayor: public spaces and infrastructures, new housing complexes, with a large growth, more than any other city, and an increase in liveability and walkability, transforming bicycling from a recreational activity into a real alternative to cars.

The New York Times explores Bloomberg urban actions, through digital interactive maps, comparing pictures from different periods. Enjoy this amazing tour inside the city!


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PPF public space at BiSP2013

April 14, 2013
By City Space Architecture

PPF public space

Our Past present and future of public space project will be hosted in an international session at the Biennale dello  in Rome (BiSP2013). Different scholars from all over the world will meet and discuss on Saturday May 18, 2013, starting from 11.30 am.

Look at the program of the session!

Come and join us, you are welcome!

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BiSP 2013 Faculty of Architecture, Università di Roma Tre

Largo Giovanni Battista Marzi 10

Look at the map for the conference place.

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