Athena Lecture Series - Margaret Crawford
Organized by The Centre for the Future of Places and Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson foundation.
Time: Tue 2019-06-04 15.00 - 17.00
Lecturer: Professor Margaret Crawford, UC Berkeley
Location: Openlab, Valhallavägen 79, Stockholm
Welcome to the Athena Lecture:
"Everyday Urbanism: Public Spaces and Beyond"
by Professor Margaret Crawford, University of California, Berkeley
Margaret Crawford teaches courses in the history and theory of architecture, urbanism, and urban history as well as urban design and planning studios focusing on small-scale urbanity and postmodern urbanism.
Her research focuses on the evolution, uses, and meanings of urban space. Her book, Building the Workingman’s Paradise: The Design of American Company Towns, examines the rise and fall of professionally designed industrial environments. Crawford is also known for her work on Everyday Urbanism, a concept that encourages the close investigation and empathetic understanding of the specifi cs of daily life as the basis for urban theory and design. In 2005, Doug Kelbaugh characterized Everyday Urbanism asone of three contemporary paradigms of urbanism on the cutting edge of theoretical and professional activity. Read more
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