For scholars of urban history and urbanism.
“Foreword.” YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies 2 (2020): 3
John R. Palandech was a well-known immigrant publisher, politician, and entrepreneur in Chicago from the Gilded Age to the post–World War II era. This article retraces his biography and crosses it with the transatlantic political, cultural, and economic world Palandech was a part of and actor in. At the core of this study is a collection of l…[Read more]
Papers focusing on the urban environmental history of fires are invited for a panel to be submitted to
the European Society for Environmental History conference, which will be held at the
University of Bristol in July 2021.
Raphael Grazziano deposited Todo objeto é uma imagem: Sauerbruch Hutton segundo Harun Farocki Every object is an image: Sauerbruch Hutton according to Harun Farocki in the group Urban Studies on Humanities Commons 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Harun Farocki’s last film, Sauerbruch Hutton Architects (2013), is studied by comparing it to other works by the director and analyzing its scenes. The article elaborates what is the position of this office regarding architecture as a producer of images, and then verifies what is its underlying spatiality. As a result, one can see how the…[Read more]
As Indonesia’s increasingly authoritarian populist president Jokowi began his second term in autumn 2019, he finds himself confronted by a new generation radicalised by the converging crises of militarism, agrarian dispossession, environmental destruction and corruption.
Ancient demography is a recurrent topic in archaeology, thanks to new methods and evidence from different surveys and excavations. However, different cultures or periods are studied on their own, without any comparison being made between them and of their population dynamics. The present paper seeks to advance the situation by defining…[Read more]
El autor presenta una visión panorámica de la evolución histórica y conceptual de algunos temas clave de los estudios urbanos: el tamaño de la ciudad, el espacio urbano, el concepto de urbanita y ciudadano, y el modelo de ciudad ideal. Las propuestas de los sociólogos del siglo XIX y de la Escuela de Chicago, han dejado paso a un urbanismo postm…[Read more]
Skateboards have unique character complexities in the city, as multiface, multispace and multiplace. Spatialization of style to Stylization of space is a how skareboard create youth culture and a part of sub-culture. Looking ritual a play skateboard in the city more have dimension of style, space and place, as happened in bowl skatepark.
This article investigates the ways in which the structure of the private ownership of property affects the operation of land and housing markets. It draws on detailed Land Registry data to identify the types of actors found at the top of the property wealth distribution in Dudelange, Luxembourg, and to gauge their respective influence on the…[Read more]
Rising on the shoulders of the İstanbul Araştırmaları Yıllığı / Annual of Istanbul Studies, the relaunched YILLIK: Annual of Istanbul Studies is now peer-reviewed. Thanks to a reformed advisory board, whose expertise covers all periods and disciplines in the study of Istanbul’s past and present, the journal now sets a much higher academic…[Read more]
Raphael Grazziano deposited Virtualities and contradictions in the space under global patterns: LEED® and corporate architecture in São Paulo in the group Urban Studies on Humanities Commons 1 year, 1 month ago
LEED® is a North American system created to assess sustainability parameters in buildings. It is managed by USGBC®, that was formed in the early 1990s. LEED®’s technical aspects are examined in order to clarify its operation premises, following the research hypothesis that these premises would have impact in the disciplines of architecture and ur…[Read more]
2019’da yayımlanan “Nature’s ‘Cosmopolis’: Villagers, Engineers, and Animals along Terkos Waterworks in Late Nineteenth-Century Istanbul.” In The Seeds of Power: Explorations in the Environmental History of the Ottoman Empire, edited by Onur Inal and Yavuz Köse, 155-183 (Winwick: The White Horse Press, 2019) makalemin, kısaltılarak Türkçe’ye çev…[Read more]
Toronto has become known for applying ‘smart’ solutions to modern urban problems. In 2014, the city
was awarded the title of “Intelligent Community of the Year” by the Intelligent Community Forum for its
array of technological answers to housing, transportation, and environmental issues. More recently,
Waterfront Toronto has partnered with th…[Read more]
This article draws on the scene history of HC/punk in Bandung, specifically SXE, traced through collectives, spaces, political communities, music, gigs, zines, and merchandise. I’m trying to weave this into the history of urban youth culture in the city, reflecting both the Indonesian and the global context.
This monograph explores the ambivalent position of Artigas in the political-cultural debate of the Cold War, during the 1950s, when two principal art movements were opposed. On one side, socialist realist tendencies that emerged in post-revolutionary Russia, particularly after the ascension of Stalin, who intended it to be the new art of the…[Read more]
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED©) is a certification used to assess the degree of environmental sustainability attained by a project. However, LEED© has an impact not only on the technical specifications, but also on design. The objective of this paper is to evaluate what the impact of its version for neighborhoods (LEED© ND…[Read more]
Alexander Cuthbert published a daring anthology on architecture and urban design, completed in 2011. The project began in 2001 resulting in three volumes: Designing Cities (2003), The Form of the Cities (2006) and Understanding Cities (2011). Unlike other anthologies on architecture, this author organized it as follows: critical selection of…[Read more]
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