IE Master in Architectural Design presents the Online Master Classes series: Stan Allen

  • 13 Jun 2013
  • Architecture Education Events

Traditional histories of Urbanism have seen the city as something separate from nature, organized according to its own rules and conventions. Given the current emphasis on environment and sustainability, and recent experiments in the sustainable urbanism, it makes sense to revisit the history of the city from a new perspective. This seminar will look briefly at the history of the city from the 19th century to the present through the lens of landscape and nature. Beginning with Haussmann and Cerda, we will look at Fredrick Law Olmsted and the City Beautiful Movement, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Broadacre City proposal and post-war suburban development in the US, ending with the emergence of Landscape Urbanism in the late 1990’s.

Date: June 19, 2013. 17:00 time.
Title: “Architecture, Cities and Nature”
Speaker: Stan Allen, SAA Prinicipal. Academic Advisor at IE Master in Architectural Design.

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