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In Plain Sight at the 2018 Venice Biennale of Architecture Conflict Urbanism Exhibitions

In Plain Sight presents anomalies in population distribution seen in nighttime satellite imagery of Earth and census grid counts produced by governments worldwide — revealing places with bright lights and no people and places with people and no lights—thus, challenging our assumptions about geographies of belonging and exclusion.

Urban Floods: Interdisciplinary Perspectives - Conference Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities Events

Urban Floods: Interdisciplinary Perspectives is a unique conference that seeks to bridge the gap between physical scientists – who draw on physical observations, quantitative data analysis, computer simulation, and visualization – and social scientists and humanists who focus on participant observation, case studies, and other interpretive methods. April 12-13, 2018.

Call for Applications: Research Scholar for Historical GIS and Visualization Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities Jobs

The Center for Spatial Research is pleased to announce a call for applications for a full-time Associate Research Scholar position for the 2018-2019 academic year. The position, within the Center for Spatial Research (CSR) will focus on critical work with Geographic Information Systems and design for a new grant-funded project mapping historical New York.

Mapping Historical New York Receives $1 Million Grant Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities Press

The Center for Spatial Research is pleased to announce a new $1 million grant received from the Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation to create web-based, interactive maps of Manhattan and Brooklyn during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The three-year project is a collaboration of Columbia’s History Department and the Columbia Center for Spatial Research in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP).

Spring 2017 Lecture Series: Conflict Urbanism: Language Justice Conflict Urbanism Events

Please join us this spring for “Conflict Urbanism: Language Justice.” This public lecture series aims to explore the role of language in structuring cities, bringing together speakers to address the ways that urban spaces and their digital traces are physically shaped by linguistic diversity, and to examine the results of languages coming into contact and conflict.

Conflict Urbanism: Colombia Recognized at Habitat III Conference in Quito Conflict Urbanism Press

Conflict Urbanism: Colombia was named a winning entry of the CityVis Competition at the Habitat III conference in Quito. The competition was organized by University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam, Germany and the Future Earth Media Lab. We are thrilled to have been selected as a winner!

Conflict Urbanism: Colombia at the Oslo Architecture Triennale Conflict Urbanism Exhibitions

Our Conflict Urbanism: Colombia will be on view at the Oslo Architecture Triennale, After Belonging from September 8 to November 27, 2016.

EXIT on view at Palais Tokyo from November 25, 2015 – January 10, 2016 Advanced Data Visualization Exhibitions

EXIT, a collaborative project produced with Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Mark Hansen, Ben Rubin, Robert Gerard Pietrusko and Stewart Smith, has been fully updated and is on view at the Palais Tokyo in Paris from November 25, 2015 – January 10, 2016. The project was initially completed in 2008 but has been fully updated to coincide with Cop21, the United Nations Conference on Climate Change.