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    “AgoraTXT”, a New Section of Articles on This Website

    The website publicspace.org presents the section AgoraTXT, which will offer a selection of articles concerned with the values of, and challenges faced by public space in European cities
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    Call for entries
    European Prize for Urban Public Space 2016

    Registration from 13 January to 22 February

    The Prize organisers call for entries, namely all kinds of interventions which, completed between 2014 and 2016, create or recover the urban spaces we share, or improve their democratic quality

    Enric Batlle, President of the Jury for the Ninth Award of the Prize

    The Catalan architect is internationally recognised for his considerable experience in creating green spaces connecting landscapes in city outskirts and strengthening their ecological values.
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    “In Praise of Modernity”: In Homage to Oriol Bohigas

    14/12/2015 | Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona

    The Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona is to host an event in honour of the architect Oriol Bohigas, who turns 90. Titled “In Praise of Modernity”, this tribute will commemorate the career of an outstanding personality of Barcelona an
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    New Book on Experience Gained from the Prize

    Europe City: Lessons from the European Prize for Urban Public Space is a compendium of lessons learnt from the first eight awards (2000-2014).
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    “Shared Cities” Now in Porto

    9 – 29 October 2015 | Atrium, Town Hall, Porto

    The itinerant exhibition continues its long journey with this second stop in Portugal. Organized by Porto City Council, and with the collaboration of Procur.Arte and the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto, the exhibiton is on show at
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    “Shared Cities” to be exhibited in Lisbon

    11 September 2015 to 5 October 2015 | Forno do Tijolo Market (Lisbon)

    The exhibition of the 2014 award of the European Prize for Urban Public Space is to be shown in Portugal, in Lisbon. The presentation of the exhibition will take place as part of the “Projecte Flaneur” (Flâneur Project) for art in public
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    "Catch and Steer" Night

    7 August 2015 | The Royal Academy of Arts (London)

    Discussion between British and Dutch architects on urban planning and its complexities.
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    The “Culturenauts” Children Simulate Public Space in the City of Barcelona

    Barcelona, 15 July 2015

    In a workshop, which was part of the summer activities programme at the CCCB, publicspace.org worked with children aged between six and fourteen years on how Barcelona’s public
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    "Take me to the River: A Journey from Rainham to the Thames"

    21 July 2015 | The Royal Academy of Arts (London)

    Conference organized by The Architecture Foundation, about "Opening of Rainham Marshes", special mention in the European Prize for Urban Public Space.
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