Monday, October 13, 2014

Lecture 16 - Thu Oct 16 (9-11) Bradley

Time & Place: Thursday October 16 at 9-11 in D3.

Guest: Karin Bradley, Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Studies at KTH 

Title: The interplay between urban commons and digital commons 

Talk: In contemporary architecture and urbanism, there is marked interest in creating and safeguarding the "urban commons". In this talk I will discuss practices of creating urban commons, using open-source tactics, in what can be called ‘open-source urbanism’.

AboutKarin Bradley is Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Studies at KTH. Her research deals with socioenvironmental movements, the commons, and  'the sharing economy' in relation to urban development. Her most recent work is Green Utopianism: Perspectives, politics and micro-practices (co-edited with Johan Hedrén, Routledge, 2014).

LiteraturePlease take a look at this article (available in Bilda):
Bradley, K. (forthcoming) "Open-source urbanism: Creating, multiplying and managing urban commons" in Footprint Delft Architecture Theory Journal, Issue 16, Vol. 9, No 1 (Spring 2015)

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