ARCH 6308-130 (AAP NYC)
Special Topics in Architectural Theory: New York as Incubator of 20th-Century Urbanism

Four images including Rem Koolhaas, Robert Moses, Lewis Mumford, and a historic New York City street scene.

  • Instructor: Joan Ockman
  • Time: W 3:30–5:30 p.m.
  • Location: AAP NYC
  • Credits: 3

The theories of Lewis Mumford, Robert Moses, Jane Jacobs, and Rem Koolhaas were shaped by their different responses to New York City's 20th-century development. The seminar is constructed as a debate among these four influential "urban intellectuals." The objective is to reflect on the past, present, and future of New York City and other cities in light of their ideas.

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