Pop-up Cities

Pop-up, Guerrilla, DIY or Tactical Urbanism; whatever the name, temporary urban interventions are increasingly popular in contemporary cities. From community gardens and pop-up cinemas to outdoor art installations and mobile libraries, pop-up urbanism can take many forms.┬áMuch of the discussion about pop-up urbanism is celebratory in tone, highlighting the ways in which these transient practices... Continue Reading →

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Antagonistic Cities

What are the possibilities for community action that hold powerful urban actors to account? Strategic antagonism and the spaces that community alliances are opening up themselves to engage with urban development might hold the answer. It is not only urban planners and the formal planning system that shape the way residents contribute to the planning... Continue Reading →

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