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Photography Competition 2014 #PhotoCPM14

Photography Competition 2014 #PhotoCPM14

20 October - 19 December 2014

Returning for its second year, the C&PM Photography Competition 2014 is focused on sustainability in projects.
Planning
Remembering Peter Hall

Remembering Peter Hall

22 October 2014

The Bartlett School of Planning and the Town and Country Planning Association will be holding a commemorative event for Peter Hall at the Royal Geographical Society, London, on the afternoon of the 22nd October.
CPM
Building research capabilities: Price takers and price makers - market power in construction contracting

Building research capabilities: Price takers and price makers - market power in construction contracting

22 October 2014

When building and construction markets are analysed it is often on the basis of the type of project. There is a wide range of views on the types of markets, the role of ...
CASA
Sustainable Connected Cities - Duncan Wilson

Sustainable Connected Cities - Duncan Wilson

22 October 2014

Duncan Wilson is Intel Director at ICRI Cities in London and is responsible for driving the research agenda of the institute. The Intel Collaborative Research Institutes (ICRI's) are Intel-funded, jointly-led research collaborations ...
Architecture
Raj Rewal – Bartlett International Lecture Series

Raj Rewal – Bartlett International Lecture Series

22 October 2014

Cultural memory is an important part of Raj Rewal's architectural upbringing. His extensive travel across India and the curation of the 1986 Paris exhibition Traditional Architecture in India, where he surveyed a ...
DPU
City Visions and Divisions in/between Mumbai and Cape Town

City Visions and Divisions in/between Mumbai and Cape Town

23 October 2014

The huge challenges of urbanization in the global South – including informal settlement growth, poverty and inequality – have lead many metropolitan and local governments to formulate ‘city visions’ and ‘city development strategies’. Often inspired ...
DPU
The Seasons of Trouble: Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka's Civil War

The Seasons of Trouble: Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka's Civil War

24 October 2014

This presentation will draw on the recently published book (of the same title) that documents, through personal journeys, how a postwar country grapples with systemic polarisation and violence long after the war has ...
DPU
Cities Methodologies 2015

Cities Methodologies 2015

27 - 31 October 2014

Architecture
Neil Denari - Bartlett International Lecture Series

Neil Denari - Bartlett International Lecture Series

27 October 2014

As a wordplay variation on the term semiotics, this lecture will endeavor to draw out and explain the various sign and language systems that operate in the work of Neil M. Denari Architects ...
Architecture
PHD Research Conversations: Jeong Hye Kim

PHD Research Conversations: Jeong Hye Kim

28 October 2014

PhD Conversations: Jeong Hye Kim
Energy
UCL-Energy seminar: The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP): Investigating transparent national-scale pathways consistent with the 2°C target

UCL-Energy seminar: The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP): Investigating transparent national-scale pathways consistent with the 2°C target

28 October 2014

The Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP) is an effort to demonstrate how countries can contribute to achieving a globally agreed target of limiting global temperature rise to below 2 degrees. This high profile ...
The Bartlett
Cities Methodologies 2014

Cities Methodologies 2014

28 - 31 October 2014

Join UCL Urban Laboratory for an exhibition of innovative urban research and specially curated events exploring cities from artists, academics and independent researchers worldwide. 
CASA
The Economic Future of British cities: What should Urban Policy do? - Henry Overman

The Economic Future of British cities: What should Urban Policy do? - Henry Overman

29 October 2014

Britain’s cities are facing profound challenges – both in the short run as a result of the recession and in the long run as a result of underlying structural change. In this seminar ...
Architecture
Plexus 14: Game-change

Plexus 14: Game-change

30 October 2014

The Plexus Project is an initiative to bring together the creative talent of different disciplines to share techniques, solve problems and build networks of collaboration.
The Bartlett
Soundbites: what is a sustainable state of mind?

Soundbites: what is a sustainable state of mind?

30 October 2014

Professor David Tuckett, Director of the UCL Centre of Decision-Making Uncertainty and Fellow of the Institute of Psychoanalysis in London, leads the second Soundbite event this year, asking ‘What is a sustainable state ...
DPU
HIV and AIDS in informal settlements in eastern and southern Africa: views from practice

HIV and AIDS in informal settlements in eastern and southern Africa: views from practice

30 October 2014

The statistics on HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa suggest that the HIV epidemics are urbanising and aggregating in informal settlements. Some calculations indicate that 15% of the global epidemic is now accounted ...
Planning
Governing the Ungovernable Metropolis

Governing the Ungovernable Metropolis

30 October 2014

The first in a series of special lectures at The Bartlett School of Planning, Patrick Le Gales opens the series on the 30th October 2014 with a lecture on governing the ungovernable metropolis.
Architecture
Emmanuel Petit – Bartlett International Lecture Series

Emmanuel Petit – Bartlett International Lecture Series

05 November 2014

Two types of spatiality are endemic to modernity – one "expansive" (gridded) and one  "involutional" (spherical). The former became the foundation of the hegemonic historiographies of modern architecture based on the integrative openness of ...
ISR
Stewardship for Planet Earth: Sustainable Resources & Governance – Evidence, Challenges and Solutions

Stewardship for Planet Earth: Sustainable Resources & Governance – Evidence, Challenges and Solutions

06 - 07 November 2014

Image courtesy of Petra Dimmers, UCL Consultants as part of the ISR 2014 Photo Competition
CASA
Innovation Begins at Home - Andy Stanford-Clark

Innovation Begins at Home - Andy Stanford-Clark

12 November 2014

Andy Stanford-Clark, IBM's Chief Technologist for Smarter Energy, will explain how his hobby of home automation and his passion for energy saving at home, have led to projects that have helped alleviate ...
The Bartlett
UCL Global Prosperity Seminar: Foundational economy and the challenge of prosperity

UCL Global Prosperity Seminar: Foundational economy and the challenge of prosperity

13 November 2014

In the first of the UCL Global Prosperity Seminar series, organised by the recently launched UCL Institute for Global Prosperity, Professor Karel Williams hosts a seminar on the foundational economy and its role ...
Planning
Too Late for Utopia?

Too Late for Utopia?

17 November 2014

Britain faces extraordinary challenges, from climate change to growing inequality and global economics, but as a nation it has no plan for the future. In a special BSP public lecture, Kate Henderson and ...
CASA
Route Planning in Environmental Space: Cognitive Processes and Strategies - Jan Wiener

Route Planning in Environmental Space: Cognitive Processes and Strategies - Jan Wiener

19 November 2014

Planning routes through familiar environments is a frequent task, for example, when asked to describe the way for a stranger in town, or when actually walking or driving to a destination.  In this ...
DPU
'Cities as Engines of Economic Growth' Revisited

'Cities as Engines of Economic Growth' Revisited

19 November 2014

The concept of ‘cities as engines of economic growth’ has become ubiquitous since the 1990s. However, when Nigel Harris first raised the economic significance of cities in the mid-1970s, it was a seen ...
Planning
Planning for London’s Tech City

Planning for London’s Tech City

20 November 2014

Dr Max Nathan
The What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth and Spatial Economics Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
CPM
Keynote lecture series: An evening with Professor Peter Morris

Keynote lecture series: An evening with Professor Peter Morris

25 November 2014

In the first of a series of keynote lectures, Peter Morris, Professor of Construction and Project Management and author of Reconstructing Project Management (Wiley, 2013), will discuss with Dr. Andrew Edkins the opportunities ...
CASA
BRT TOD: Global Challenges and Experiences - Robert Cervero

BRT TOD: Global Challenges and Experiences - Robert Cervero

26 November 2014

Bus rapid transit (BRT) systems have gained prominence worldwide as a cost-effective alternative to urban rail investments. However, some question the city-shaping potential of BRT, in part due to a belief it delivers ...
Architecture
John Frazer – Bartlett International Lecture Series

John Frazer – Bartlett International Lecture Series

03 December 2014

This talk will focus on the environmental, social and economic context and purpose for the application of evolutionary digital design methods. Evolutionary design explores multiple alternative solutions rather than rationalising a single proposal ...
CASA
Knowing and governing cities through urban indicators, city benchmarking, and real-time dashboards - Rob Kitchin

Knowing and governing cities through urban indicators, city benchmarking, and real-time dashboards - Rob Kitchin

10 December 2014

Since the mid-1990s a plethora of indicator projects have been developed and adopted by cities seeking to measure and monitor various aspects of urban systems. These have been accompanied by city benchmarking endeavours ...
Architecture
Keller Easterling – Bartlett International Lecture Series

Keller Easterling – Bartlett International Lecture Series

10 December 2014

Repeatable formulas and spatial products make up most of the space in the world. Now, not only buildings but also entire cities have become spatial products that typically reproduce free zone world cities ...
Architecture
The Bartlett School of Architecture Open Day

The Bartlett School of Architecture Open Day

13 December 2014

Interested in studying Architecture at The Bartlett? See what goes on behind the scenes at The Bartlett School of Architecture's new home at 140 Hampstead Road, meet students and staff, see student ...