Oculus Book Talk: Ethics of the Urban: The City and the Spaces of the Political
Oct 10, 2017
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2017-10-10 18:00:002017-10-10 20:00:00America/New_YorkOculus Book Talk: Ethics of the Urban: The City and the Spaces of the PoliticalPlease join us for a discussion of the book Ethics of the Ur
Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York NY 10012
Oct 10, 2017
Tuesday, 10/10, 6pm - 8pm
Center for Architecture
1.5 LU / 1.5 HSW
Please join us for a discussion of the book Ethics of the Urban: The City and the Spaces of the Political, edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.
Ethics of the Urban: The City and the Spaces of the Political looks at the politics of urban space. Through essays by architects, urban planners, historians, and others the book looks at how the planned nature of our cities interacts with the realities of use and issues such as power and identity. The book’s editor, Mohsen Mostafavi, will be joined in discussion by two contributors, Michael Arad, whose essay is included in the Monuments and Memorial section, and Keller Easterling, whose essay is in the section on Public Space and Public Sphere.
Speakers: Michael Arad, AIA, LEED AP, Partner, Handel Architects Keller Easterling, Architect; Writer; Professor, Yale School of Architecture Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean and Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Editor, Ethics of the Urban: The City and the Spaces of the Political
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About Oculus Book Talks:
Each month, the AIANY Oculus Committee presents a Book Talk at the Center for Architecture. Each Oculus Book Talk highlights a recent publication on architecture, design, or the built environment — presented by the author. The Book Talks are a forum for dialogue and discussion, and copies of the publications are available for sale and signing.
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