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19:00 - 21:00 29 January 2015

Book launch: The Fabric of Space


Haldane Room | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: FREE
Ticketing: Open

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Matthew Gandy, Professor of Geography at University College London and former director of UCL Urban Laboratory (2005 - 2011). Until the summer of 2015 he will be a Senior Research Fellow of the Gerda Henkel Foundation at the University of the Arts, Berlin. His last publication was the co-edited collection entitled The Acoustic City (Jovis, 2014), launched in London as part of UCL Urban Laboratory's irregular live music evening Stadtklang.

Join UCL Urban Laboratory in celebrating the launch of Matthew Gandy’s new book through MIT Press.

The Fabric of Space: Water, Modernity, and the Urban Imagination (MIT Press, 2014) considers the cultural and material significance of water through the experiences of six cities: Paris, Berlin, Lagos, Mumbai, Los Angeles, and London. Tracing the evolving relationships among modernity, nature, and the urban imagination, from different vantage points and through different periods.

The book will be available to purchase at the launch.


Jordan Rowe
+44 (0)20 3108 9402 | urbanlaboratory@ucl.ac.uk


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