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HDM 24: The Origins and Evolution of "Urban Design," 1956-2006

 

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HDM 24: The Origins and Evolution of "Urban Design," 1956-2006

FEATURES | ON DESIGN | ON PLACE | ON CULTURAL POLITICS | HDM SYMPOSIUM | BOOKS | ORDER

“Urban Design”: Extracts from the 1956 First Urban Design Conference at the GSD

Eric Mumford
The Emergence of Urban Design in the Breakup of CIAM

Richard Marshall
The Elusiveness of Urban Design: The Perpetual Problems of Definition and Role

Denise Scott Brown
Urban Design at Fifty, and a Look Ahead: A Personal View

Fumihiko Maki
Fragmentation and Friction as Urban Threats: The Post-1956 City

Andrés Duany
Assuaging Youthful Indiscretions: Gentlemen Rediscovering Urbanism

Peter G. Rowe
Unforeseen Urban Worlds: Post-1956 Phenomena

Jonathan Barnett
The Way We Were, The Way We Are: The Theory and Practice of Designing Cities Since 1956

Alex Krieger
Where and How Does Urban Design Happen?

ON DESIGN
Liane Lefaivre
Living Outside the Box: Mary Otis Stevens and Thomas McNulty’s Lincoln House

ON PLACE
Howard Gillette
Survival in a Declining Post-Industrial City: The Case of Camden, New Jersey
Photographs of Camden by Camilo Vergara

ON CULTURAL POLITICS
Robert Levit and Evonne Levy
Design Will Save the World!: On Bruce Mau’s Massive Change and the Mediatization of Culture

Wouter Vanstiphout
Dirty Minimalism: The Liberation of Unimportance in Recent Dutch Architecture

HDM SYMPOSIUM: CAN DESIGN IMPROVE LIFE IN CITIES?
Harvard President, Lawrence Summers
Opening Remarks

Ronald M. Druker, Gayle Farris, Mark R. Goldweitz, Ken Hubbard, Jerold Kayden, Ronald Ratner, Jonathan F.P. Rose
Real Estate Developers’ Panel

Alex Krieger
Closing Comments

Timothy Love
Trying to Fuse Vision and Efficacy: A Review of the Symposium

BOOKS
Reviewed by Christopher Long
Gottfried Sumper and the Problem of Historicism
by Mari Hvattum

Reviewed by Dean Cardasis
Roberto Burle Marx in Caracas: Parque del Este, 1956-1961
by Anita Berrizbeitia

Reviewed by Susannah Hagan
post ex sub dis: Urban Fragmentations and Constructions
edited by the Ghent Urban Studies Team

The New Civic Art: Elements of Town Planning
edited by André Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Robert Alminana

Reviewed by Dan Naegele
Charlotte Perriand: A Life of Creation: An Autobiography
by Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand: An Art of Living
edited by Mary McLeod

Reviewed by Marshall Berman
Moment of Grace: The American City in the 1950s
by Michael Johns 


 

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