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Subscription to the first in-person workshop of the Public Space Academy has been extended to August 8.
Promoted by City Space Architecture (our publisher) in cooperation with the Ove Arup Foundation, the workshop will take place in Bologna on 1-10 September 2023, and will include study trips to Milan and Venice. It will also host at Museo Spazio Pubblico the exhibition of the 2022 edition of the European Prize for Urban Public Space curated by the Centre for Contemporary Culture in Barcelona (CCCB).
Read the full program of the 10-day workshop here.
On Thursday 20th April 2023 the exhibition Imagining Public Space with/for Her, curated by Carolina Anderson, Beatrice Ricci and Luisa Bravo, opened at Museo Spazio Pubblico in Bologna, the artistic headquarters of the cultural association City Space Architecture.
Presented in the framework of international initiatives developed by City Space Architecture, whose focus is to promote public space culture, through art and architecture, in order to build more inclusive and sustainable cities, the exhibition is willing to activate a crucial debate about public space analysed from a gender perspective, giving (ideal and physical) space to world-wide projects that stress the urgency of re-thinking the city and its public spaces with and for women. It is intended to open a specific topic that intertwines the broader and certainly most debated challenge of accessibility and inclusiveness of public spaces. The radical question is: who does public space really belong to? who is public space designed for?
Master Performing Public Space at Fontys University invites artists from a variety of backgrounds to apply with individual artistic research projects focusing on public space. This 1-year Master program (online/on-campus) is investigating public space as a backdrop for artistic expression, intervention, and research.
Where: Hybrid format – Online & On-Campus (Fontys Arts Academy, The Netherlands)
Duration: 12 months
Starting Date: August 28, 2023
Deadline for application: NON-EU Nationalities: March 31, 2023 EU-Nationalities: May 31, 2023.
For more information visit: fontys.edu/publicspace/
Write to: FHKpublicspace@fontys.nl
The European Commission is looking for a Project Officer – Data Analyst (FG IV) to join the LocalSDGs team in Seville, Spain.
The selected candidate will have a unique opportunity to provide high-quality scientific input to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda at the territorial level, to work in a multidisciplinary research field and in a family-friendly working environment.
Duration of the contract: 3 years (renewable up to a maximum of 6 years)
Duty station: Seville
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Vacancy note: 2023-SVQ-B3-FGIV-022708 - SEVILLE
The details are in the call.
Visit the recruitment portal for the Joint Research Centre for more info
Harvard University is looking for an Assistant/Associate Professor
School: Harvard Graduate School of Design
The Department of Architecture invites applications for two full-time, tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. While the department’s priority is filling tenure track positions, we will also consider part-time Assistant/Associate Professorships in Practice of Architecture positions. The successful candidate or candidates will demonstrate expertise in design, playing an active role in design pedagogy of the core studio curriculum. In addition, the candidate(s) will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Construction/Material Culture; Climate/Sustainability; Design Innovation/Spatial Practice; Digital/Orthographic/Projective Representation; Social Justice.
The appointment(s) is expected to start in Spring 2024 or Fall of 2024.