Category: Calendar

SCIBE Web Toolkit is live

We have now launched the web-based toolkit on Scarcity and Creativity in the Built Environment. Designed by the web consultants and designers, Softgrid, the toolkit allows anyone to collect references, examples and explanations in a fluid manner. Each visit to the site will form different collections. The site presents six provocations of scarcity, (Scarcity Is...), each of which lead to ...

SCIBE Newspaper is out!

In order to make our work as publicly available as possible, Deljana Iossifova has edited a selection of our open access writings and project and compiled them into a 64 page newspaper. This amounts to over 130,000 words! - and is available as an ebook for only £1.36 from Amazon. Free copies of the actual newspaper are also available from ...

SCIBE Urban Design Research Workshop: Reykjavík, 15 to 24 September 2012

The SCIBE team in Reykjavík is to kick off a workshop in cooperation with the planning department at the Agricultural University of Iceland and EMU (the European Postmaster of Urbanism) on 15 September 2012. A strong international team of students and three instructors from EMU, including Professor  Tjallingii from TUDelft and Paola Viganò from the Università IUaV of Venice will be ...

SCIBE PHD CONFERENCE: London, 26 February – 28 February

  WITHIN THE LIMITS OF SCARCITY Rethinking Space, City and Practices 26 February - 28 February 2013 University of Westminster, London submissions of abstracts until 1st November 2012 SUBMISSION EXTENDED TO 15. NOVEMBER 2012 to: scibephdconference@gmail.com Notification of acceptance: 30. November 2012 Paper submission: 15th January 2013 Call for Papers Within the Limits of Scarcity: Rethinking Space, City and Practices Scarcity is often considered as a fundamental condition of human societies. On ...

SCIBE London contribute to RIBA Research Symposium

The SCIBE London team have been invited to run the student workshop for the 2012 RIBA Research Symposium. This annual event is this year focussing on housing retrofit, and for the first time is including a student charette, the results of which will be presented to the symposium on 4th October 2012. Aware of our scarcity research, the RIBA Research ...

Scarce Times, Alternative Futures 2: London, 23 July 2012, 4pm

Join SCIBE London for the second Scarce Times, Alternative Futures event on 23 July 2012, from 4pm on, at fabulous Kingsley Hall in Bromley-by-Bow. Teams will present their elaborated proposals in response to our open call for collaboration. Winning teams will be selected by a jury made up of members of The Architecture Foundation, the Young Foundation, the SEED Foundation, SCIBE and the ...

SCIBE at the London Festival of Architecture 2012

On July 2, SCIBE London will be hosting an event as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2012! During this informal, collaborative afternoon, participants will introduce their approaches to Scarce Times: Alternative Futures – a call for collaboration issued jointly by SCIBE London and The Architecture Foundation. There will be food and drink after the presentations, and we hope that like-minded ...

Georg Kolmayr at the ENHR Conference 2012 in Lillehammer

On Tuesday, June 26th, Georg Kolmayr from SCIBE Vienna will speak at the ENHR (European Network for Housing Research) Conference 2012 in Lillehammer. This year's conference theme is: 'Housing: Local Welfare and Local Markets in a Globalised World'. Kolmayr's paper 'Lucky Vienna, The City's Housing Provision and How its Image is Cultivated' will be presented in Workshop 07 on 'Social ...

SCIBE at the ICLEI World Congress 2012 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

On 15 June 2012, the SCIBE team will hold a workshop session at the ICLEI World Congress in Belo Horizonte, Brasil. The Congress will deal with the pressing issues facing local governments and urban areas in this unpredictable era of change and is closely linked to the UN Rio+20 conference. Our session - Perspectives on scarcity, creativity and the built environment - will draw ...

21 – 30 September 2012: SCIBE London to host the 3rd European Urban Summer School

The SCIBE London team will host the 3rd European Urban Summer School (EUSS), in collaboration with AESOP / ECTP-CEU / IFHP / ISOCARP, at the University of Westminster, School of Architecture and the Built Environment. The EUSS, under the topic 'Times of Scarcity: reclaiming the possibility of making', aims to bring together postgraduate students, emerging and experienced academics and young and established design ...