Rethinking Rights, Rethinking Cities
8 April 2011
On Friday 8th April 2011, Margaret Crawford will deliver a keynote lecture, bridging between the Right to the City exhibition opening Thursday, 7th of April and the symposium on Saturday, 9th of April.
Margaret Crawford is Professor of Architecture in the College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on the evolution, uses and meanings of urban space. She has published numerous articles on shopping malls, public space, and other issues in the American built environment. She edited Everyday Urbanism and The Car and the City: The Automobile, the Built Environment and Daily Urban Life. Her book, Building the Workingman's Paradise: The Design of American Company Towns, examines the rise and fall of professionally designed industrial environments. More recently, Nansha Coastal City: Landscape and Urbanism in the Pearl River Delta was published in early 2006 and co-edited by Alan Berger.
Before joining UC Berkeley Margaret Crawford was professor of urban design and planning theory at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. She has also taught at the Southern California Institute for Architecture, the University of Southern California, the University of California at San Diego, the University of California at Santa Barbara, and the University of Florence, Italy.
The lecture will be free but places are limited and you must register by emailing: email@example.com.
Time: From 6.30pm
Location: New Law School Lecture Theatre 101
Cost: This is a free event