Cities Destroyed for Cash (Then) Blame The Architect

A couple of links to great talks I hosted last week at the AA: Damon Rich Cities Destroyed for Cash The Great Recession has produced a new theory of architecture; per US Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan, ‘The built environment helped create the economic crisis.’ Recognizing the built environment as protagonist to, […]

Riots, Crisis, Architecture and Cities: Damon Rich & Wouter Vanstiphout at the AA

I’m please to be hosting two of the sharpest and smartest people in urban design next week at the AA in what seems accidently to have become a micro-symposium: Damon Rich of CUP andĀ Urban Designer for the City of Newark on Tuesday 1st Feb and Wouter Vanstiphout of Crimson Architectural Historians / Professor of Design […]