Happy to have stories from my own book and project ‘Urban Alchemy‘ included in UCL Urban Laboratory’s new edited anthology Engaged Urbanism: Cities and Methodologies launching on Friday 9 December 2016.
Published by I.B. Tauris, and edited by Dr Ben Campkin and Professor Ger Duijzings, Engaged Urbanism showcases the exciting ways urbanists are responding to the variety and dynamism of contemporary cities across the globe – from Beirut to Johannesburg, Kisumu, London, Mumbai and Rio de Janeiro.
In this handbook of collaborative and experimental research practices, over forty contributors provide succinct, frank and carefully illustrated commentaries on the trials and successes of risk-taking research. They reveal how they collaborate across fields of expertise, inventing or adapting methods to bespoke situations and common challenges. At once theorists, artists, designers, or activists, what binds them is a commitment to better, fairer, cities.
The book will be available for the discounted price of £15 at the launch (RRP £25). It will be on general release worldwide on 1 December 2016.
The launch is presented in partnership with Free Word.
A limited second release of tickets will be available from 8pm on Thursday 1 December, to celebrate the release of the book on the same day. Please RSVP on the Free Word website.