Ombretta and Sergio at Dortmund Lectures on Civic Art

Ombretta and Sergio are invited speakers at the prestigious Dortmund Lectures on Civic Art in Dortmund, DE, on Friday 9th of December 2011. Both will give a lecture entitled “Plot-Based Urbanism” among distinguished scholars such as: John Norquist, Harald Bodenschatz, Ben Bolgar, Matthew Carmona, and Michael Hebbert. All our grateful thanks to Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Sonne of …

Sergio invited speaker in Paris: Les rencontres de la Ville

Sergio has been invited to speak at the “Les rencontres de la Ville” seminar in Paris, organized by the Secrétariat Général du Comité Interministériel des Villes  on September 29th 2011 (download the Programme). His lecture, entitled “Comment penser la place des services dans le fonctionnement de l’espace urbain?” has been …

Vital Sighthill – Martina Donatova & Tereza Haubeltova

Sighthill is interesting because it was never included in the city structure or policies as it was isolated and used as a railway and chemical industry facility. Therefore the land was underused since the railway and heavy industry disappeared and the large isolating  infrastructures of railway and M8 motorway appeared. …

Tunnel

This strategy group based their recommendations on the tunnelling of the M8 and connecting Clydeside Expressway. By tunneling the M8 but retaining it’s original route, the beneficial network connections that the motorway has with the City are retained while countless new benefits are obtained as the Urban Tissue at ground …