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Wooden Benches for the Main Square
Bürchen (Switzerland), 2015 | FINALIST 2016
Planks of wood recovered from an abandoned sawmill are reused to provide the main square with benches that can accommodate cultural activities while pointing the way to the different mountains that surround the town.
Protection Building of the Genovés Park
Cádiz (Spain), 2015 | FINALIST 2016
A seafront esplanade invaded by parked cars is replaced by an elongated building that shelters the Genovés park from winds, while containing public bathrooms, changing rooms and cultural facilities and featuring an elevated viewpoint overlooking the bay of Cadiz.
Temporary Bridge over the Charleroi Canal
Brussels (Belgium), 2014 | FINALIST 2016
An non-profit urban festival claims the connection of two districts of uneven social conditions on both sides of the canal by means of an ephemeral bridge made with the standard components of a construction crane.

News (412)

The European Parliament Hosts the exhibition "Polis. 7 Lessons from the European Prize for Urban Public Space”
 “Polis. 7 Lessons from the European Prize for Urban Public Space” | 17/10/2017 - 19/10/2017 | European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium 
The exhibition, which has already visited cities such as New York, Saint Petersburg or Mexico City, will remain opened to visitors at the European capital since 17 October until 19 October.
Mobility Ecoforum
Monday 29 September at the CCCB // Free entrance
Mobility Ecoforum. The future of mobile lives in cities

Monday 29 September at the CCCB // Free entrance

AgoraTXT (13)

Landscapes of pressure
"Faced with the consequences of the unbridled expansionist urban policies, surely the big question is What comes next? Is there any idea of how to deal with what has already left harmful traces?"

Periscope (428)

7 Principles for Building Better Cities
Urban designer Peter Calthorpe is at work planning the cities of the future. He shares seven universal principles for solving sprawl and building smarter, more sustainable cities.
Faber Residence on Urbanism
Faber hosts for a month urban planners, architects, sociologists, artists, writers, economists, anthropologists, political scientists, artists and all kinds of professionals whose work builds on urban planning.
New Postgraduate Course in Urban Studies
We welcome the First Edition of the Postgraduate Course of Urban Studies, hosted by the University of Barcelona and offered in partnership with other three institutions. Thinking Cities inside and outside university, from a multidisciplinary approach.