Space Group

Heriot-Watt University



An informal PhD discussion group within the School of Energy Geoscience Infrastructure and Society, and across its three institutes for all whose research has space at its core, no matter its scale. The group aims to share knowledge, links, news, conferences and call of papers on housing, urban and architectonic space in relation with social, political, economic, cultural and health & well-being issues.



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Poynton desire lines

A successfull and quite unusual radical traffic regulation and streetscape change on a busy main street in UK. Its success radicates in...

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Streets are places

A new database of tools and resources launched by PPS, Project for Public Spaces, on streets as "places".

While facilitating travel from one place to another is certainly an important function for streets, many of the streets in our...…

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Narratives of Inclusion- Can cities help us live together?

Speakers: Suketu Mehta, Richard Sennett

Chair: Tessa Jowell

Thursday 3 December 2015 | 18:30-20:00

Cities like New York, RiodeJaneiro and Mumbai are booming. Things seem to be going well for these cities. But who exactly is it going...…

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The Politics of Equity - Who owns the city?

Speaker: Saskia Sassen

Chair: Craig Calhoun

Panelists: Jean-Louis Missika, Anthony Williams

Wednesday 25 November 2015 | 18:30-20:00


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City Link Festivals

An interesting series of seminars and talks on creativity, culture, art and their role in the democratization (or not) of cities.

The international symposium took place on September 25th 2015, commencing at Summerhall with a series of talks around this theme by...…

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Psychological resistant to change, or just reluctanct?

It could be truly resistance to change, but it could also be the relentless process of adjustment people have to get through whengrowing...

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