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Faculty Publication Discussion: Designing the Modern City: Urbanism Since 1850

Fri, Oct 22 '2111:15 AM  –  Fri, Oct 22 '2111:15 AM
Saint Louis, MO, US | Kuehner Court in Weil Hall, 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO, 63130

This faculty publication discussion will center on Designing the Modern City: Urbanism Since 1850, written by Eric P. Mumford, the Rebecca and John Voyles Professor of Architecture. The comprehensive survey traces the global history of urbanism and urban design from the industrial revolution to the present.

As part of the event, several invited panelists will share their perspectives on how architects have attempted to shape the form of cities under the ongoing conditions of modernization. Each speaker will focus on how a topic from the book relates to design issues that they have addressed or considered in their practice or considered as historians. Robert McCarter, the Ruth and Norman Moore Professor of Architecture, will serve as moderator.

The event is free and open to the public; no registration is required.

PANELISTS

Kenneth Frampton, Ware Chair of Architecture, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University
Jennifer Yoos, FAIA, LEED AP, Professor and Head, University of Minnesota School of Architecture; Principal and President, VJAA  

MODERATOR

Robert McCarter, Ruth & Norman Moore Professor of Architecture, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis

DATE AND TIME 1pm Reception, 1:30-5:15pm Discussion, 5:15pm Book Signing & Reception LOCATION Kuehner Court, Weil Hall

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