City Issue

Urban Theory, articles and research


Άρθρα, διαλέξεις και έρευνα για την Αθήνα και την αστική πραγματικότητα σε τοπικό και παγκόσμιο επίπεδο.
A collection of articles, theory and research work about Athens and  urbanism around the world


“Towards a N A R R A T I V E  Urbanism”

Constantina Theodorou
is an architect-researcher, with studies on film-directing, and PhD candidate on Urbanism, Dept. of Architecture NTUA.

Her work combines theoretical analyses on urbanism with narrative practices implemented on the urban field in the center of Athens. Her PhD research explores the nation-state versus city-state discourse and how the mutating territories of global urbanization could constitute new socio-spatial hierarchies and structures.
Parallel to architectural projects & surveys her fieldwork in the urban space includes writings, a feature-film script for the Greek Film Center, walking tours, performance-lectures and reactivation practices of empty spaces.

She is the editor/blogger of Omonia Diary and City Issue blogs, a member of the editorial  committee of the periodical issue  Architektones of the Greek Architects Association, of artistic collective Kolektiva Omonia  and Green Park’s cultural occupation, INURA network and a founding member of  the research team on urban commons Koino athina and  Co-Hab Athens project.

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