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'A New Charter of Athens': a lecture by Professor Richard Sennett

  • 14:30 - 17 October, 2015
'A New Charter of Athens': a lecture by Professor Richard Sennett
'A New Charter of Athens': a lecture by Professor Richard Sennett

'Next year sees the opening of Habitat III, the environmental congress held every twenty years by the United Nations. For this event, a manifesto is being prepared about the design of cities. It aims to replace the guidance given by Le Corbusier and others nearly a century ago, in document they called "The Charter of Athens." The new Charter of Athens addresses issues emerging in the 21st Century about environmental crises, the uses of technology and big data, and the challenge of social inclusion. The lecture serves as an introduction to this modest proposal.'

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Cite: "'A New Charter of Athens': a lecture by Professor Richard Sennett" 17 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/775591/a-new-charter-of-athens-a-lecture-by-professor-richard-sennett/> ISSN 0719-8884