Beneath the city streets: four researchers explore urban infrastructure and its invisibility will bring together researchers exploring urban infrastructure in an evening of discussion on Wednesday 21 March 2018 in Cantor building at Sheffield Hallam University. Sewers, cables, roads and myriad other infrastructural networks are the enabling frameworks of modern life, and yet we so rarely notice them. This free, open-to-all, evening […]
Hard Engineering: Propositions for Future Ruins explores how the urban environment is produced by everyday acts and how the city is constructed from material and immaterial structures of civic organisation, representation, power and control. Six speculative guides to Lisbon re-imagine the contemporary urban environment by exploring overlooked livelihoods, traces of profound social mutation, and the scars of past natural disasters, economic crisis […]
Immaterial structures and material products are invariably subject to physical decay and social decline – no matter how grandiose or technologically advanced they might be. This exhibition explores sites of urban development and transformation to consider how we navigate and repurpose the future ruins of our urban surroundings. Hard Engineering – Propositions for Future Ruins is an exhibition curated by […]
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