ReForm: New Investigations in Urban Form (2018)

Re]FORM: New Investigations in Urban Form aims to reposition the discourse of urban form within contemporary urban theory. Inspired by Henri Lefebvre’s seminal text...

Rethink the City: New Approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges (2017)

You’ll learn about today’s urban challenges focusing on developing countries, referred to as the global south. We will debate the benefits of three pathways,...

Doctoral Program Conference: #decoding (2016)

Power inscribes order on space through codes. Bureaucratic codes measure and normalize dynamic ecologies and constitute the substrate of any infrastructural system, organization, and...

DDes Conference:Projective Views on Urban Metabolism (2014)

In the last two decades, the concept of urban metabolism, aiming to grasp the continuous processes of energy, material and population exchange within and...

Theory of City Form (2013)

Course Description This course covers theories about the form that settlements should take and attempts a distinction between descriptive and normative theory by examining examples...

Move: Theatrum Mundi / Global Street (2012)

The overall theme turns on the difference between absence and presence in the city. This difference lies both physically—who is actually on the street?;...

The City: Language, Planning and Politics (2011)

The Architectural Association is pleased to host the 8th AHRA Research Student Symposium. The one–day event will provide a platform for PhD candidates to...

Architecture and Complexity (1994)

From ‘Architecture and Complexity’ conference. During the late 1960s and early 1970s a call for greater complexity in architecture and urban design arose. Simultaneously,...

The Politics of Space (1993)

Dedicated to the memory of Robin Evans, ‘The Politics of Space’ conference was organized by Mark Cousins. This conference investigates the relationship between space, politics...

Cities and the Future: The British and Australian Debate (1992)

Can our cities of the past be adapted to the needs of the future? This is the theme of a two-day conference co-hosted by...