GERT URHAHN: FROM EXTENSION TO TRANSFORMATION, FROM PLAN TO PROCESS

22.01.2013, 15:09
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Gert Urhahn is designer of the urban environment, former head of Urhahn Urban Design, author of “Spontaneous City” (2010). Recently he participated in “The New Life of Microrayons” session of Moscow Urban Forum.

DAVID MUNN: OPENNESS ASSISTS IN DELIVERING A MORE EFFICIENT GOVERNMENT

18.01.2013, 12:38
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David Munn is Head of information and communication technology for the Greater London Authority and a proponent of using open source technology and opening up data to citizens. Recently he participated in the “Open Data and the General Agenda” session of Moscow Urban Forum.

DAVID BARRIE: GOVERNMENT IS USED TO SUPREME CONTROL AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

15.01.2013, 15:36
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David Barrie is a British urban designer, CEO of David Barrie & Associates which focuses on urban regeneration projects. Recently he participated in “New Life of Microrayons” session of Moscow Urban Forum. Below he speaks about community building in terms of market economy and shows ways to provoke people to act independently of central government for their own good.

JAN GEHL: LIVABILITY, ATTRACTIVENESS AND SUSTAINABILITY

10.01.2013, 15:23
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Jan Gehl, founder of GEHL ARCHITECTS, participant of Moscow Urban Forum plenary session “Moscow: Looking into the Future”, talks about common challenges for global cities and major factors of their international success.

Rem Koolhaas to curate 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale

08.01.2013, 14:18

Putting an end to recent flurries of gossip in the architecture world, it was finally confirmed on Tuesday that Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas will curate the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, The Guardian reports.