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Refurbishment of Tåsinge Square
Copenhagen (Denmark), 2014 | FINALIST 2016
The problem of frequent flooding in basements around a small square overrun with cars is solved by creating a garden that can collect and store rainwater and thereby show how water can be used as a resource for enhancing urban space.
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.

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The European Parliament Shows 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 been shown in New York, Saint Petersburg, and Mexico City, can be visited in Brussels from 17 to 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

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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?"

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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.