Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The City of Justice

Defining the city requires a spanning of matter and meaning, corporeality and abstraction, tangibility and inaccessibility, humanity and nonhumanity. The most prominent difficulty in defining the city is that, while … Continue reading

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 · Leave a comment

Sustainable Development of a City: Systemic Approach

Today the concept of sustainable development has been adopted as a basis for promoting development at all levels of territorial organisation. While generally worked out for the global level, this … Continue reading

Friday, 28 April 2017 · Leave a comment

For a political economy of space and place

Under capitalism, how does the state organise space in our everyday lives through the streets we walk, the monuments we visit, and the places where we meet? The lecture contributes … Continue reading

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 · Leave a comment

Governing the ungovernable: spatial policy, markets and volume house-building in a growth region

The global rhetoric surrounding the role of private markets in the provision of new housing masks a more complex reality in which public policy and private developers are deeply enmeshed, … Continue reading

Sunday, 17 April 2016 · Leave a comment