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Architecture
CJ Lim – Bartlett International Lecture Series

CJ Lim – Bartlett International Lecture Series

01 October 2014

Food City, the follow up to Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, explores the issue of urban and architectural transformation and how the creation, storage and distribution of food has been, and can again become, a construct for the practice of everyday life. Global in scope, the book addresses the frameworks of over ...
Planning
The Big Meet 2

The Big Meet 2

02 October 2014

With a view to the next step of discussions at the ‘Big Meet 2’ on 2 October 2014, we invite you to share and discuss the Draft Prospectus and accompanying Big Meet Feedback Report for the Place Alliance as at 5th September 2014 within your respective organisations and networks ...
CPM
Building research capabilities: PhD seminar

Building research capabilities: PhD seminar

06 October 2014

This half-day Building Research Capabilities seminar is open to all staff of The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management.
DPU
Back to the Future: 60 Years of Housing Policy

Back to the Future: 60 Years of Housing Policy

06 October 2014

The last few years have seen a resurgence of mass housing policies in many parts of the world – in both the global north and south. In many respects and despite the differences, these ...
CASA
Open Data and the City: Looking back and Looking Forward - Emer Coleman

Open Data and the City: Looking back and Looking Forward - Emer Coleman

08 October 2014

There has been a global movement from government and cities to open up city data. The early adopters in this space saw much promise in open data releases - from creating efficiencies in public ...
Architecture
James Wines – Bartlett International Lecture Series

James Wines – Bartlett International Lecture Series

08 October 2014

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Oscar Wilde
Planning
Putting the Place into Workplace - Transforming the City of London

Putting the Place into Workplace - Transforming the City of London

09 October 2014

Professor Peter Rees
Bartlett School of Planning, UCL

ISR
After Sustainability: life beyond the end of pretending?

After Sustainability: life beyond the end of pretending?

09 October 2014

Join at UCL ISR for this special seminar introducing John Foster's new book 'After Sustainability'
Energy
UCL-Energy seminar: 'Physics, Bayes, Bricks and Boilers: Energy in Buildings', Dr Cliff Elwell and Dr Phill Biddulph, UCL Energy Institute

UCL-Energy seminar: 'Physics, Bayes, Bricks and Boilers: Energy in Buildings', Dr Cliff Elwell and Dr Phill Biddulph, UCL Energy Institute

14 October 2014

Energy demand from the built environment is complex: factors including climate, technology performance, design, build quality, consumer behaviour and economics combine creating effects and counter effects to challenge researchers, policy makers and industry ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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
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 ...