Two of the most important cities in Ukraine— Kyiv and Odesa—are currently under attack. Matthew Bell, FAIA presents historic analysis, and leads discussion of the principal architecture and urban design features of these cities with particular focus on the rebuilding of Kyiv after World War II.
- Learn about the historic urban form of two important Ukrainian cities and how the form is experienced today;
- Understand the impact of large catastrophic events on cities and diverse strategies for reconstruction and rebuilding;
- Review how those strategies may be applicable to the present day as those cities are attacked in the current war;
- Gain insight into the relationship between the desire to memorialize the image of the city while advancing improvements made possible by tragic and catastrophic events.
This event is limited to 60 attendees.
TitleCities Under Siege: Kyiv and Odesa—Place, Urban Design, and Reconstruction
FromJuly 20, 2022 06:30 PM
UntilJuly 20, 2022 08:00 PM
VenueDistrict Architecture Center