On 1 and 2 February students from Moscow, Saint-Petersburg and Voronezh took part in Shukhov Lab Winter School ‘Face recognition in the city’. Within two days participants with Architecture, Urban Informatics, Sociology and Social Informatics, Soil Science, Political Science and Economics backgrounds created face recognition spoofing tool.
On October 21 in Skolkovo, within the framework of the Open Innovations forum, Vicente Guallart took part in a panel discussion on the topic ‘Technologies as a brand. How does a city become a superstar?’
Faculty of Urban and Regional Development Discusses Transformation of Post-Socialist Cities at an International Conference in Serbia
Vera Smirnova, Ivan Mitin, Varvara Molodtsova, and Alexander Mikhaylov spoke at the 8th Urban Geographies Conference held at the University of Belgrade
What is the future of public spaces in cities? Which role will play public spaces in urban fabric and urban life in the future? How to create at a public space that will add value to urban life? On March 18 in Shukhov Lab Natalia Fishman, advisor to the president of the Republic of Tatarstan, and Vicente Guallart, academic supervisor of the master program ‘Prototyping future cities’, discussed the future of urban public spaces in cities and shared an experience of creating livable and valuable public spaces in cities in Russia and worldwide.
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On July 27, as part of the Adaptive City seminar series organised by the Graduate School of Urban Studies and Planning at Moscow’s DI Telegraph, a discussion took place called ‘Big Data and New Insights for Urban Transportation Planning.’ The discussion was devoted to the problem of transportation planning in the new era of big data.
Chief Architect of Barcelona, Head of Guallart Architects and founder of the world famous Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), Vicente Guallart has been a major attraction in the Adaptive Cities cycle of seminars (June to August 2015) organised by the Graduate School of Urban Studies and Planning and the Strelka Institute. Guallart gave two lectures and took part in a round table discussion at the end of June and beginning of July.