Books

  • 101 books about where -and how- we live, Alissa Walker

    + info: Curbed Urban classics and new favorites to read and give

    • December 13, 2016
  • Panorámicas urbanas: 50 películas esenciales sobre la ciudad, Jorge Gorostiza

    + info: CineArquitecturaCiudad He esperado hasta que mi último libro se hubiera distribuido en las librerías para hablar sobre él, la Editorial UOC, de la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, acaba de publicarlo, se titula Panorámicas urbanas: 50 películas...

    • November 15, 2016
  • 40 Women Who Shaped Cities, Jessica Leigh Hester

    + info: CityLab At CityLab, we’ve spilled a lot of digital ink celebrating women whose work has shaped daily life in cities. We’ve penned odes to Jane Jacobs’s enduring legacy, considered Zaha Hadid’s starchitect turn, and unearthed...

    • November 15, 2016
  • New report presents anti-radicalisation efforts in cities

    + info: Eurocities   “Cities can get down to the root causes of radicalisation, creating initiatives that promote a greater sense of community and alleviate tensions between residents. Our findings show that successful approaches are those that...

    • October 30, 2016
  • ¿Cómo pueden ser más inteligentes las ciudades?

    Mirela Fiori (ed.) Marta Continente Paco González Jordi Pascual Roger Sunyer Mariona Tomàs + info: http://bit.ly/2cYVkre

    • September 25, 2016
  • Descifrar las smart cities

    + info: megustaescribirlibros.com La smart city se ha convertido en un nuevo modelo urbano para pensar y diseñar las ciudades en la sociedad conectada. El creciente interés por las ciudades y su sofisticación tecnológica nos invita a...

    • August 30, 2016
  • The Digitized City – The book

    + info: Charles Landry This new book describes the tectonic shift unfolding where digital devices with their disruptive potential are changing cities, society and social life, connectivity, the economy and cultural life. Its impacts and influence will be...

    • June 24, 2016
  • Cities in the 21st Century

    On the occasion of the book launch of Cities in the 21st Century (Routledge, 2016), Francesco Indovina will speak on “Order and Disorder in the City”, in a conversation with Mireia Belil, Francesc Muñoz, Joan Subirats and...

    • May 19, 2016
  • Revertir el guión. Trabajos, derechos y libertad

    Se hacen imprescindibles teorías y prácticas alternativas que protejan los derechos sociales ante las políticas neoliberales que entienden el trabajo como una mercancía. SINOPSIS Históricamente, el trabajo ha sido garante del resto de derechos económicos, sociales y...

    • May 4, 2016
  • Public Space: a Strategy for Achieving the Equitable City written by Pietro Garau – UCLG Committee on Urban Strategic Planning

    The concept of inequality, introduced by the social sciences, has been gaining increased attention since leading economists (e.g. Lansley, 2012; Stiglitz, 2013) demonstrated the positive relationship between equity and economic growth. In addition, environmental awareness increases once...

    • April 6, 2016