Workshops

Mashup workshops

The mashup workshops take many different forms and happen in all kinds of places. They take specific neighbourhoods as sources of inspiration and unleash a maximum of creativity onto them!

Handstorm in Dharavi

Our annual Handstorm workshops in Dharavi with the "Engineers for Social Impact" from NYU Abu Dhabi generate incremental innovations that improve the quality of life in this massive settlement

Urban Typhoon

Urban Typhoon is a 5 days long workshop taking place working with local associations to generate programmes and plans for the improvement or preservation of neighbourhoods.

Workshop Fronteras de Segregación. Lima Perú

Gracias a la invitación de la Universidad San Martin de Porres en Lima – Perú el equipo de Urbz Colombia tuvo la oportunidad de organizar el Taller Fronteras de Segregación, hacia una integración social de espacios fragmentados.

Architectura y Urbanismo Emergente / workshop 2

The 2nd Workshop in Emerging Architecture and Urbanism in Altos del Pino, Bogotá, supports the initiatives of the community for the construction of public toilets and improvement of public space.

Handstorm Workshop 2018

A unique collaboration between New York University, Abu Dhabi Campus (NYUAD) and urbz, wherein engineering students engage with projects that address the issues of the residents of Dharavi at the grassroots.

Delta V

3-day workshop in Geneva on October 13, 14, 15 to produce a participatory neighbourhood plan.

Tool-House of the Future!

The "Tool-house for the Future" workshop explores the possibilities of reimagining cities from the point of view of live-work arrangements.

DIY Tool House

80 students design their own vision of one-day workshop where participants had to plan and design their own architecture studios/living space in a homegrown settlement of their choice. 

Handstorming (and more) in Dharavi

Handstorming is the alter-ego of its more cerebral version and geared towards a collective hands-on experience that makes and constructs in real time and space. It was the main mode of operation in our workshop with NYU AD students and produced some impressive and practical tools and objects.

Breaking Ground report (French)

Download the report of the Breaking Ground workshop (in French). Strategies for the gradual densification of residential neighbourhoods in Geneva. (52 MB).

Khotachiwadi Strikes Back

What do spray painted cats on walls, masked motorbikes and a pop-up staircase have in common? The Khotachiwadi Imaginaries workshop.