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The Festival of Urbanism is back!

EVENT PROMOTION: The Festival of Urbanism is now in its eighth year. Happening online as a series of events between 13-24 September, this year’s festival program involves more than 85 speakers across more than 21 panel discussions, podcasts, and film screenings. The festival theme of “endangered” urbanism recognises the profound threats facing cities and regions […]



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