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Sundial: Radical Imaginaries in an Afro-Future City (2012)

Sundial: Radical Imaginaries in an Afro-Future City (2014)

If the city in the 19th and 20th centuries was a nexus of transformation, a fulcrum of modernity, within the African diaspora, what does...
Theory of City Form

Theory of City Form (2013)

Course Description This course covers theories about the form that settlements should take and attempts a distinction between descriptive and normative theory by examining examples...
Cambridge Talks VII: Architecture and the Street (2013)

Cambridge Talks VII: Architecture and the Street (2013)

No building is an island – and in the context of the city, architecture takes shape in relation to the street. Arcadesand façade treatments, lighting fixtures and...
SCIFI Symposium: The city after the economy (November 15, 2008)

SCIFI Symposium: The city after the economy (2008)

The symposium consists of specialized presentations by the each panelist describing current conditions. David Bergman reviews the history of the 2008 economic crisis, the...
Russia After Socialist Planning

Russia After Socialist Planning (2004)

An architect, writer, editor, former chair of DOCOMOMO UK, and eminent Russian scholar, Cooke is a Lecturer in Design at the Open University. A...
Globalization and World Cities: Reflections from São Paulo

Globalization and World Cities: Reflections from São Paulo (1999)

A symposium co-organized by the Housing and Urbanism programme of the AA Graduate School and the Centre for Brazilian Studies of the University of Oxford. As one of...
London: Post Colonial City Conference

London: Post Colonial City Conference (1999)

A two-day conference (and related photographic exhibition) examining the impact and influence of the process of migration on the urban landscape of London.Speakers:Mohsen Mostafavi:...
Burghers in Suburbia: Holland 1998-2010

Burghers in Suburbia: Holland 1998-2010

The Dutch government plans to build one million houses by the year 2010. What makes the Dutch situation unique is the employment – and the influence...
Reyner Banham – Megastructures

Reyner Banham – Megastructures (1974)

‘I’ve been labouring for some years on a book about megastructures. There comes a time when you’re writing a book when you need to...