Visionary Cities: Urban and Architectural Futures to Come
Listen in to a conference on the state of visionary urbanism featuring noted architects, theorists, and scholars, who debate how to engage the city in the age of extreme urbanization.
Visionary Cities was chaired by Alexander Eisenschmidt (Assistant Professor at UIC Architecture).
The audio to this event is in three parts:
Panel 1: Networks. Featuring: Keller Easterling, Yale, Active Form; Clare Lyster, UIC, Logistical Urbanism; Marshall Brown, IIT, Center of the World; and McLain Clutter, University of Michigan, Radical Urban Techniques. The discussion is moderated by Bill Menking of The Architect’s Newspaper. The audio to this panel is posted in the audio player above.
Panel 2: Urban Forms. Featuring: Albert Pope, Rice University, Interior Horizons; David Brown, UIC, Near-sighted; Christopher Marcinkoski and Andrew Moddrell, Port, Hyperbolic Pragmatism; Alexander D’Hooghe, MIT, Architecture of the Territory; and Robert Bruegmann, UIC, Broadacre and Democracity. The discussion is moderated by Ellen Grimes, SAIC. The audio to this panel is immediately below this paragraph.
Panel 3: Scenarios. Featuring: Hannah Higgins, UIC, When Architecture was an Attitude; Sarah Dunn, UrbanLab, Opportunistic Urbanism; Amale Andraos, WORKac, From 49 Cities to Nature-City; and Sam Jacob, FAT, Less Vision, More Looking. John McMorrough, University of Michigan, moderates the panel. The audio to this panel is below:
This conference is presented in partnership with The School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Recorded Saturday, September 22, 2012 at the Museum of Contemporary Art.