News and Events
Hatuka was invited to give a lecture at the ‘Spaces of Conflict’ conference held at The John Elliot Center for Architecture and Environmental Design, Kent State University. More about the conference
‘Globes‘ magazine discusses and warns about the inequalities that may prevail in the smart city with the digitization processes. The article extensively cites the article, which was published in the prestigious urban studies journal.
A cover story, published in ‘The Marker Weekend’ magazine, about Kiryat Shmona city and the strategic plan to develop innovative industrial cluster with a focus on Foodtech. The Plan was developed by LCUD Team lead by Prof. Hatuka and city leaders. Read the story
The strategic plan lead by Prof. Tali Hatuka, Gili Inbar, Coral Hamo Goren and David Kambo suggests a new paradigm for regional industrial planing. See links for more information about the plan and the project
We were excited to celebrate our 10 years anniversary on July 2019 with former and current members of lab. We were happy to receive virtual greetings from all our international alumni. The Laboratory of Contemporary Urban Design was established in 2009 by Prof. Hatuka at TAU.
The book calls us to reflect on the role of the landscape in cities in Israel and the ways in which planning strategies, policies, and practices, and, also, people, are altering it. to read more about the book….
The book presents case studies from around the world, this book offers the first extensive discussion of the act of protest as a designed event that uses public space to challenge the distance between institutional power. Read more about the book
“Industrial Urbanism: Exploring the City–Production Dynamic” This issue focuses on the spatial implications and physical manifestation of contemporary manufacturing in the city. In doing so it addresses four key questions. 1. What are the contemporary relationships between city and industry? 2. Should contemporary manufacturing be subjected to the same rules and zoning regulations as its […]
This website archaives all the collabrate project of Tali Hatuka (TAU) and Eran Ben Yosef (MIT) on Industrial Urbanism. Industrial Urbanism moves the conversation beyond the negative, exploring the relationship between current urban planning practices and the places where goods are made today. In a time of dramatic shifts in the manufacturing sector — from […]
“Smartphone Users Are Redefining Privacy in Public Spaces“ Private v. public, virtual v. real have converged in a world saturated by information technology. It seems impossible to divide the public from the personal. But when and where do we choose to share information about ourselves? How do we perceive public space and virtual space? And […]
The fourth edition of the Summer School in Urban Ethnography builds on the collaborative working environment established in the previous editions. The School’s core mission is to provide participants with an inside view on the practice and the skills of urban ethnography. For further information and application, click here.
Editor of Planning Perspectives, Michael Hebbert selects one stand out article from new each issue of the journal to join the Editor’s Choice Collection. These articles are free to access. The paper, “The challenge of distance in designing civil protest: the case of Resurrection City in the Washington Mall and the Occupy Movement in Zuccotti Park” was selected […]
Press Publications: “The Connection Between Protest and Urban Spaces”, by Naama Riba, Ha’aretz, December 3, 2015 (Download PDF, in Hebrew). An Interview with Tali Hatuka, “A Quarter to Urban” with Netta Ahituv, Galei Tzahal, December 14, 2015.
The blog “Urbanologia” is an independent platform for ideas, dialogues and discussions about urbanity, by the Laboratory for Contemporary Urban Design. It presents a wide spectrum of opinions and views about the mundane and extraordinary, the planned and the unexpected, the malfunctions and successes stories. The blog also seeks to expose the lab’s current work […]