Topic Urbanism

exhibition

Dirty Work: Transforming Landscape in the Non-Formal City of the Americas

01/28/2008–03/14/2008 John Beardsley, curator Christian Werthmann, curator The exhibition presented new terrain and tactics for landscape architecture.  It had two subjects. One was physical: low-income communities, variously called squatter settlements, shantytowns, or slums, which are a dominant feature of the developing world’s…

exhibition dates: JAN 28 – MAR 14, 2008

exhibition

Afterlife

Alison and Peter Smithson's Economist Building at Fifty November 19, 2008–January 11, 2009 Peter Christiansen, curator Mary Daniels, organizer Ines Zaluendo, organizer Drawn entirely from the GSD’s Special Collections, this two part exhibition focuses on the landmark Economist Building by British…

exhibition dates: NOV 19, 2008 – JAN 11, 2009

News

Champion of Neighborhoods: Maurice Cox (LF 02) in Detroit

Maurice Cox, Detroit’s new planning director, views the city through the lens of opportunity. While others can’t see beyond acres of abandoned land, he sees the walkable streets and neighborhood density that foster community and plenty of parks, gardens and local enterprise. He also sees the resilient spirit that can make it all happen. Read “Detroit’s new planning director: Dream Big” and view a video interview with Maurice Cox.

Jul 6, 2015