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Participation at ISU talks 05

Last week, Pablo Martinez and Mar Santamaria from 300.000 Km/s have participated in the international conference ISU Talks #05: FUTURE CITIES hosted by the Institute for Sustainable Urbanism (TU Braunschweig on November 14). The conference explored the potentials and challenges

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Touristification is now online!

Tourism is a changing market. Recent trends have shaped a new archetype of tourist in Madrid. Culture is no longer the main reason to visit the city but gastronomy. More bread, less culture. More calamari and less churros. Tourist used

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Welcome festivals!

Join us 26/09 at New Generations Rome and 28/09 Open House Madrid Conference! Autumn is time for architecture festivals. We are happy to participate in the New Generations Festival in Rome and the Open House conference in Madrid. Both festivals focus on understanding how the

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Join us for the opening of ‘The state of Tourism’ during the FADfest ’17!

A Mobile exhibition in a tourist bus aims to fuel the debate on tourism in Barcelona. Under the theme of Tourism, the FADFest 17′ will start on Tuesday 27 June with a Michael Webb’s conference (19.30h) and the opening of

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ODI guest post

ODI Associates Mar Santamaria Varas and Pablo Martinez Diez have just published ‘Guest post: How can gathering data help curb social exclusion?‘. Based on the experience of Open Papers, the article discuss how analogue-to-digital tools can improve large-scale data collection

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Open Papers shortlisted for the ODI Awards

Delighted to be shortlisted for the Open Data Institute Awards in the category of Innovation with Open Papers! Open Papers deals with mapping homelessness via collective/crowsourced data collection. The awards will be held on 1 November 2016 at the BFI

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Cityvis Award

In the lead-up to the UN conference Habitat III, the open call Visualizing Cities requested submissions of the best city visualizations conceived by designers, researchers and practitioners around the world. The entries were carefully reviewed by an international program committee

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Ajac X Prize

The Catalan Association of Young Architects (AJAC-COAC) awards prizes to Geographies of Innovation and the Historic Charter of Barcelona. The biennial X AJAC Awards for Young Architects (20th Aniversary edition) have been awarded last week. The Catalan Association of Young Architects

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Ciudad Invisible at CentroCentro Madrid

If you happen to be in Madrid next Thursday 13 October 2016, join us for the opening of the exhibition ‘Ciudad Invisible‘ at CentroCentro. We will be also celebrating the six nominations to the UN Habitat III Cityvis Awards and the

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Responsive Cities- Urbanism in the Experience Age Symposium

Next September 16th and 17th at Caixa Forum Barcelona we will be joining an amazing panel of speakers who will meet in Barcelona to discuss Advanced Urbanism at the ‪Responsive Cities‬ ‪Symposium. Over the last decades a new generation of cities and new city-planning paradigms

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