Harnessing innovation in city development for social equity and wellbeing.

Professor Florian Urban joins us from Glasgow School of Art to discuss 'The New Tenement - Re-housing the Inner City'

  • Adam House, Adam House Lecture Theatre
    3 Chambers Street
    Edinburgh
    EH1 1HT

Part of the ESALA Research Seminar Series 2018/19

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Postgraduate taught, one year, full-time.

Postgraduate taught, one/two years, full-time/part-time.

The [Loving] Metropolitan Landscape: Blue Lunacy

  • Evolution House, Design Informatics Studio (T-Room, Level 2)
    78 West Port
    Edinburgh
    EH1 2LE

Part of the 2017/18 Design Informatics Seminar series.

  • Minto House, Elliot Room
    20-22 Chambers Street
    Edinburgh
    EH1 1JZ

This paper will locate some of these buildings within their wider architectural, social, and urban historical contexts, showing how culture and leisure – and the buildings in which they were accommodated – were fundamentally related to ideas of modern urbanity and modern citizenship.

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  • Minto House, Elliot Room
    20-22 Chambers Street
    Edinburgh
    EH1 1JZ

This talk will explore the resonance of the picturesque within the 19th century design of the hill, and consider how this, alongside the broader cultural and political resonance of Calton Hill's monumental urban landscape provides insight into notions of Scottish identity and its relationship with the British state throughout the last 200 years

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