Tuesday 13th of May: MAURIZIO CARTA // RE-imagining Urbanism in the Age of Metamorphosis

Reimagining Urbanism Treatment

Tuesday 13th of May 2014

Maurizio Carta
Lecture: RE-imagining Urbanism in the Age of Metamorphosis

@ 19.30, IAAC Auditorium
Open to the Public

Maurizio Carta is an architect and full professor of urbanism and regional planning at the Department of Architecture of the University of Palermo. He’s the head of the MSc in Urban and Regional planning (University of Palermo). He has been member of Italian Society of Urban Planners Steering Committee (2000-03). He is senior expert in strategic planning, urban design and local development and he was the author of several urban, landscape and strategic plans in Italy. He is the responsible of the “Smart Planning Lab” for improving the smartness of cities and communities. He was Visiting Scholar at Columbia University of New York (1998) and he was visiting professor or keynote speaker in several universities and institutions. He is author of several publications, among the most recent: Next City: culture city (Roma, Meltemi, 2004), Creative City (List, Barcelona,2007), Governare l’evoluzione (Milano, Franco Angeli, 2009) Re-think, Re-load, Re-cycle: Mediterranean Urban Metamorphosis (Le Carré Bleu, 2013), Reimagining Urbanism (ListLab, Barcelona, 2014).

image credits: Reimagining Urbanism Treatment: we need a new education of vision for a new ecology of mind (processing of a scene from “A Clockwork Orange”)

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