2018

Article in RUAF magazine 33

Issue 33 of the UA Magazine is a joint effort of the RUAF Foundation and the Centre for Agroecology Water and Resilience (CAWR). It aims to articulate and document the emerging field of urban agroecology. Chiara Tornaghi and Michiel Dehaene wrote an article entitled “From Agriculture in the City to an Agroecological Urbanism: The transformative pathway of urban (political) agroecology”.

Short chain festival Brussels (September 21-22)

Architecture Workroom, partner in UIP, is invited to give a presentation at the Brussels Short Chain Festival. AWB will present a ‘utopian situation’ of how markets and short chain food supply could come together in our urban centres. The presentation will be the introduction to a workshop focussing on the wider logistical challenge.

Roundtable Planning and Peri-Urban Land (June 21)

Shared Assets and the Plunkett Foundation organize a roundtable to explore the planning challenges and opportunities presented by the productive management of peri-urban and Green Belt land for public benefit. The roundtable will bring together planners, representatives of chartered institutions, other policy professionals and practitioners to share perspectives, understand the challenges and opportunities, and explore ways forward.

You Are Here, as part of IABR–2018+2020–THE MISSING LINK

You Are Here is the Brussels programme of exhibitions, urban debates and work sessions as part of IABR–2018+2020–The Missing Link. From 2 June to 11 November 2018, the Brussels World Trade Center and its vacant shopping centre will be transformed into a platform and workspace. Via exhibitions, public debates and working sessions we will embark on a quest for effective breakthroughs and specific spatial transformations. The WTC will become the test site and open workspace for the future of the Noordwijk, the city, the Delta of the Low Countries and by extension the world.

IABR missing link

On 1 June 2018, the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam will launch its eighth edition, part one of IABR–2018+2020–THE MISSING LINK, in one go in two cities: Rotterdam and Brussels.