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Co-Creating Alternative `Zero-Waste’ Urban Imaginaries

The project addresses the participation of citizens in imagining and shaping sustainable urban futures, focusing on issues and infrastructures of waste. The aim is to develop a transferable transdisciplinary approach that supports the co-creation of alternative, inclusive ‘zero-waste’ imaginaries, by critically and creatively addressing the notion of ‘waste’ in urban contexts. This project was awarded…

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Lisbon and the Pandemic: Urban (In)Formal Structures and Practices

This blogpost is a result of the graduate seminar “Interfacing the (In)formal City” 2021. Written by Lisa Spinelli.   Lisbon and the Pandemic: Urban (In)Formal Structures and Practices In contemporary urban settings, multiple structures are shaping the way people live their lives, from transportations, to economic transactions, and, up to a certain point, to the…

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Digital Cartography: From Mapping Places To Mapping Society  

This blogpost is a result of the graduate seminar “Interfacing the (In)formal City” 2021. Written by Andre Joglekar.   Digital Cartography: From Mapping Places To Mapping Society   Cartography has had an essential role in contemporary communication. The spread of GPS (Global  Positioning System) in mobile phones, interactive mapping tools and social networks through the  internet…

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The Potential of Political Spaces

This blogpost is a result of the graduate seminar “Interfacing the (In)formal City” 2021. Written by Floor Mijland.   The Potential of Political Spaces The [Urban Interfaces] seminar of place March 18th, titled ‘(In)formalizing the City: Commons, Agonisms, Interventions’, centred around the topic of ‘emerging citizen-centric and technology-enabled ways of re-configuring and re-engaging with current…

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