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CPM
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.
ISR
Resources:Framed 2015

Resources:Framed 2015

10 November 2014 - 31 March 2015


Returning for a third consecutive year, this year's Resources:Framed Photography Competition celebrates the 2015 launch of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and the UN's commitment to sustainable development and to ensuring the promotion of an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future for our planet and for ...
CPM
Building research capabilities: In principle we template - combining knowledge reuse and fit through the adaptive replication process

Building research capabilities: In principle we template - combining knowledge reuse and fit through the adaptive replication process

24 November 2014

Knowledge reutilisation is crucial to organisational life. As organisations endeavor to replicate knowledge across time and space, they face the need to adapt it in order to ensure fit with the recipient context ...
Architecture
Anne Hultzsch – PhD alumni talk and book launch

Anne Hultzsch – PhD alumni talk and book launch

25 November 2014

A history of architectural perception?

How can we speak of a history of perception if there are no means of knowing what a person of the past actually saw when looking at cities ...
Energy
UCL-Energy & UCL ISR seminar: 'The UK’s low carbon energy pathway to 2030: key uncertainties and implications for decision-making', Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UKERC

UCL-Energy & UCL ISR seminar: 'The UK’s low carbon energy pathway to 2030: key uncertainties and implications for decision-making', Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UKERC

25 November 2014

The UK has ambitious climate change targets, including a commitment to an 80% reduction in emissions from 1990 levels by 2050. The 2008 Climate Change Act provides a basis for these targets, and ...
ISR
UCL-Energy & UCL ISR seminar: 'The UK’s low carbon energy pathway to 2030: key uncertainties and implications for decision-making', Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UKERC

UCL-Energy & UCL ISR seminar: 'The UK’s low carbon energy pathway to 2030: key uncertainties and implications for decision-making', Professor Jim Watson, Research Director, UKERC

25 November 2014

The UK has ambitious climate change targets, including a commitment to an 80% reduction in emissions from 1990 levels by 2050. The 2008 Climate Change Act provides a basis for these targets, and ...
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 ...
Planning
Majora Carter: Urban Revitalization and Environmental Justice in NYC

Majora Carter: Urban Revitalization and Environmental Justice in NYC

26 November 2014

Dr Catalina Turcu of the Bartlett School of Planning is organizing a talk by Majora Carter on ‘Urban Revitalization and Environmental Justice in NYC’ on Wednesday 26 November (14:00-16:00) in room ...
Architecture
In Progress #06

In Progress #06

26 November 2014

Talks by
Izaskun Chinchilla
Hilary Powell
ISR
Taking forward the EU resource efficiency agenda

Taking forward the EU resource efficiency agenda

26 November 2014

The process and outcome of the recent European Parliament Elections are proof, if any were needed, that EU governance and policy-making have moved into a new phase. The new European Commission will likely ...
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
Lucy McRae – Bartlett International Lecture Series

Lucy McRae – Bartlett International Lecture Series

26 November 2014


In this lecture, body architect Lucy McRae tiptoes on the edge between imagination and innovation.
Architecture
Frédéric Migayrou Lunchtime Lectures

Frédéric Migayrou Lunchtime Lectures

27 November 2014

Having recently curated two major exhibitions on Frank Gehry – currently showing at the Pompidou Centre and the Foundation Louis Vuitton – Frédéric Migayrou Chair and Professor of Architecture at The Bartlett School ...
DPU
DPU Book Launch: A Somali Nation-State: history, culture and Somaliland's political transition

DPU Book Launch: A Somali Nation-State: history, culture and Somaliland's political transition

27 November 2014

In this new publication, Dr Michael Walls of the DPU offers a strong rebuttable to the narrative of conflict and state failure that is typically attached to Somali politics. He presents a thoroughly ...
Planning
Planning and Housing – Why the Continuing Tensions?

Planning and Housing – Why the Continuing Tensions?

27 November 2014

To book a ticket for this event please visit our eventbrite page.  Entry is free but booking is essential and tickets will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Please ensure ...
Architecture
Plexus 15: Now

Plexus 15: Now

27 November 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.
ISR
UCL ISR Public Lecture: 'Strengthening the science policy interface: different approaches, visions, models and tools for achieving sustainable development', Professor Jacqueline McGlade

UCL ISR Public Lecture: 'Strengthening the science policy interface: different approaches, visions, models and tools for achieving sustainable development', Professor Jacqueline McGlade

02 December 2014

Building a strong science policy interface for sustainable development requires a significant increase in the level of public participation as well as assessments and analyses that are credible, salient and relevant. The question ...
The Bartlett
Graffiti
Sessions

Graffiti Sessions

03 - 05 December 2014

A three-day programme of talks, workshops and panel debates on the legality, creativity and place of graffiti in the urban environment is taking place this December. Organisers describe Graffiti Sessions as the first ...
DPU
Meeting Development and Sustainability Challenges in North Europe and the Middle East

Meeting Development and Sustainability Challenges in North Europe and the Middle East

03 December 2014

Boosting inclusive, dynamic and innovative cities and regions should be targeted by central and local governments of both developed and developing countries. Challenges are greater in developing countries as administrations are unfamiliar with ...
CASA
Practices of the Minimum Viable Utopia - Adam Greenfield

Practices of the Minimum Viable Utopia - Adam Greenfield

03 December 2014

In this talk, entitled "Practices of the Minimum Viable Utopia," he'll be discussing alternatives to the currently dominant conception of technologized urbanity, and specifically four aspects involved in the production of networked ...
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 ...
DPU
Book Launch: The Capability Approach: From Theory to Practice

Book Launch: The Capability Approach: From Theory to Practice

05 December 2014

In recent years, the human development and capability approach has gained increased attention from academics, practitioners and policy-makers. Its freedom-centered view of development, its accounting for interpersonal and intercultural variations, its emphasis on ...
Architecture
PhD Research Introductions 2014

PhD Research Introductions 2014

09 December 2014

PhD Research Introductions brings together presentations by new students, who joined our two PhD programmes in autumn 2014. The purpose of the event is to introduce their previous work and research interests, as ...
Energy
UCL-Energy seminar: 'Future strategies for the UK’s national infrastructure systems: accounting for interdependence', Prof Jim Hall,  Director of the Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University

UCL-Energy seminar: 'Future strategies for the UK’s national infrastructure systems: accounting for interdependence', Prof Jim Hall, Director of the Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University

09 December 2014

Long term strategic analysis of national infrastructure (energy, transport, water, waste, ICT) has tended to occur in silos, with limited consideration of interdependencies between infrastructure sectors. The quest for greater resource efficiency, and ...
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 ...
Planning
Place effects on migrants’ settlement intention in urban China

Place effects on migrants’ settlement intention in urban China

10 December 2014


Speaker: Dr Wenfei Winnie Wang, Lecturer, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol
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 ...
Planning
URBAN SUSTAINABILITY DEBATE: Are urban extensions the answer to Britain's sustainable urban future?

URBAN SUSTAINABILITY DEBATE: Are urban extensions the answer to Britain's sustainable urban future?

11 December 2014

Dr Catalina Turcu of the Bartlett School of Planning is organising an open debate for students, academics and practitioners on whether ‘urban extensions’ can be an answer to Britain’s sustainable urban development ...
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 ...
Planning
Planning for London’s Tech City

Planning for London’s Tech City

20 January 2015

Dr Max Nathan
The What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth and Spatial Economics Research Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science