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Planting of the Month

The De Beauvoir Gardeners are delighted to see the new interest in planting up areas in public view making the neighbourhood a more pleasant place. We would like to give these some recognition by awarding a monthly prize of £25 for the ‘Planting of the month’. 204 more words


Assignment2.1 - ZOOM OUT

This semester our plot for construction area is in Atatürk Boulevard. So we started with some lectures about the evaluation of the boulevard throughout the years from the times is was first designed to today. 168 more words


Film: The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces (1988)

This highly influential film in architecture and planning circles by William H. Whyte analyzes the success and failures of urban spaces. Observing the natural order of spaces and the way people move through them, Whyte provides an intuitive critique of urban spaces and ways these spaces can be improved.

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Empty Houses All Around the World: Construction for the Sake of Construction

Inequality of housing provision is not new as being an urban issue. However, with the level of urbanization of our age, and with rising inequalities in urban space, the issue has become more visible all around the world while providing clues of the reasons behind it. 506 more words

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smart cities and why they need a lot more social scientists to get involved

I spent a very interesting day a couple of weeks ago at the MK Future Cities conference, held at The Open University in Milton Keynes.  It looked to me like there were well over a hundred people there, mostly policymakers, businesses and various organisations with an interest in this thing called a ‘smart city’. 1,668 more words

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'What if Dublin' and the Politics of Urban Space

A public-engagement installation running throughout the St Patrick’s Day festival entitled ‘What if Dublin’ aims to directly ask citizens of Dublin about what the city could be. 644 more words

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Lau, Raymond V. K. (2004). Habitus and the Practical Logic of Practice: An Interpretation. Sociology.Vol. 38. No.2. pp. 369-387

Bourdieu, Pierre (1996) ‘Cultural Reproduction and Social Reproduction’ in Chris Jenks (ed.) (2003) … 19 more words

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