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Urban Projects Bureau delivered a lecture on Urbanism and Citizen Empowerment at the
EU-sponsored Sustainable Urbanism conference in Dubrovnik in March 2013.
Client: Zelena Akeija – Green Action Croatia
Urbanism & The Informal City research cluster explores the concept of the ‘informal’ as a parallel modality that shapes the urban condition.
Client: Urbanism and the Informal Research Cluster, AA
Working in collaboration with Transparency International, UPB have been developing a pedagogic model that addresses corruption and urban development.
Client: UN Habitat
Networking event at the World Urban Forum 7 in Medellin.
UPB, together with Hawkins\Brown, Aecom, Creative Wit and the Architects Journal, are part of a think tank about the value of design intelligence in delivering good school buildings.
UPB are part of the AA Research Cluster rethinking the spatial conditions of informal cities, run by Elena Pascolo, Alex Warnock-Smith and Jorge Fiori.
Client: The Architectural Association
UPB taught a design workshop in Amsterdam, developing integrated urban design proposals and spatial strategies for the Zuidas region of Amsterdam, February 2012.
Urban Projects Bureau teach an international urban design workshop in Recife, Brazil.
Elena Pascolo was a visiting professor at the University of Cagliari, Italy.
UPB Contributes to the Guardian’s Stories of Cities, #42: Medellín
Cities of Opportunities - Connecting Culture and Innovation.
Edited by Mel Dodd, and published by Routledge, the book explores ‘spatial practices’ - a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban.
UPB's Bradford Block at Graveney School featured in 100 Projects UK CLT
UPB’s report ‘A More Human Terrain’ has been submitted to the regeneration team at Croydon Council as part of public realm improvement being developed in the Fairfield area of Croydon.
Client: Croydon Council
Created as part of London’s first ever Light Night and situated within the centre of Canning Town’s rapidly changing town centre beneath the A13 flyover, ‘Glow House’ provides an informal discussion space for residents and visitors to record their own personal experiences and memories of Canning Town.
Clients: The Brick Box, Newham Council, Arts Council England and Bouygues Group
Kentish Town Square creates a new urban hub in north London, and a much-needed active heart for visitors to the area and the local community.
A 10 day residency in Elephant and Castle shopping centre with MArch students from the University of Brighton.
The Brick Box and UPB were appointed by Wandsworth Arts Festival to provide a dynamic interface for recording people’s impressions, ideas and responses to the arts festival, and to collect and represent key social and statistical data about the events.
Client: Wandsworth Arts Festival
Urban Projects Bureau are working to provide a series of public engagement events for the Thames River Path in Nine Elms.
Clients: The Brick Box, Churchman Thornhill Finch Landscape Architects and Nine Elms Vauxhall Partnership
Urban Projects Bureau were part of the prestigious Ideas to Change British Architecture exhibition at the RIBA February – April 2013.
Clients: RIBA and The British Council