Urban Figures in Transformation

Session Chair: Hollyamber Kennedy, ETH Zürich

150 Years of Infrastructure Transformation Triggering Spaces of Collectivities in Glòries, Barcelona
María Cecilia Chiappini, KULeuven
Yves Schoonjans, KULeuven


The Heteronomy and Autonomy of Urban Design from a Diachronic Perspective: Piazzale Valdo Fusi as a Palimpsest
Federico Deambrosis, Politecnico di Milano
Patrizia Bonifazio, independent scholar


Karl-Marx-Allee: East Berlin’s Enduring Legacy
Nick Haynes, The University of Nottingham


The Life and Death of Skanderbeg Square: A Chronicle of an Erasure Foretold, In a Hundred Years
Skender Luarasi, POLIS University


The 4th Dimension of Urban Design: Appropriation of an Urban Fragment by Folks in Time
Sorav Partap, independent scholar


IGLO Antwerp, a Less Segregated Future for the City of Slabs: A Plea for Micro-Urbanism
Paul Vermeulen, TUDelft