"Design" Resources
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Anxieties of Interdisciplinarity

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Anxieties of Interdisciplinarity

Locations:

Los Angeles, Tokyo,

In light of  “新新宿 Shin-Shinjuku: New Tokyo, Again," this symposium considered a variety of interdisciplinary means and methods used to examine a broad range of topics including pedestrian movement, public spaces, and other existing social patterns.

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Cities of the Americas

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Cities of the Americas

Institution:

Princeton University,

Locations:

New York, São Paulo,

This workshop brought together a diverse group of scholars and educators to examine how pan-American perspectives reshape the way we think about urbanism and design.

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Design Knowledge: Making Urban Humanities

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Design Knowledge: Making Urban Humanities

Locations:

Los Angeles,

A two-day symposium convened to explore new scholarly working models that bridge the disciplines of design, urban studies, and the humanities.

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Harvard-Dumbarton Oaks Semester-Long Fellowships

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Harvard-Dumbarton Oaks Semester-Long Fellowships

Institution:

Dumbarton Oaks,

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Funding

Locations:

Washington, DC,

Dumbarton Oaks, affiliated with the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences, is one of the few institutions in the world with a program devoted to garden and landscape studies that is targeted at both humanities scholars and landscape practitioners. The Mellon Fellowships are intended to expand significantly the opportunities for both of these groups, building constructive dialogue between them about the history and future of urban landscapes.

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Humanities+Urbanism+Design Initiative Coursework

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Humanities+Urbanism+Design Initiative Coursework

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Syllabi

Each H+U+D graduate or undergraduate seminar examines a single city in a detailed, multidisciplinary way that includes humanities and design.

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Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980

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Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955–1980

Institution:

Princeton University,

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Publications

In 1955, the Museum of Modern Art staged Latin American Architecture, a landmark survey of modern architecture in Latin America. This book--edited Barry Bergdoll, Eduardo Comas, Jorge Francisco Liernur, and Patricio del Real--offers a complex overview of the positions, debates, and architectural creativity from Mexico and Cuba to the Southern Cone between 1955 and the early 1980.

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Mapping and its Discontents

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Mapping and its Discontents

At this interdisciplinary symposium, mapmakers, users, and critics from the worlds of science, urban planning, architecture, history, and new media examined the ways maps work.

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Reimagining the American City

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Reimagining the American City

Institution:

Princeton University,

Locations:

New York,

A panel discussion on the occasion of the exhibition Freedomland considers past and present visionary plans for American living.

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River Cities: Historical and Contemporary

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River Cities: Historical and Contemporary

Institution:

Dumbarton Oaks,

Locations:

Washington, DC,

This workshop builds dialogue between designers and scholars to address the landscape consequences of advancing urbanization

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SeeThrough Maps: Maps That Lay Bare Their Point of View

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SeeThrough Maps: Maps That Lay Bare Their Point of View

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Exhibitions

Locations:

San Franciso,

An idiosyncratic exhibit of  “see-through” maps that “lay bare their point of view”—an intentionally ambiguous assignment, open to interpretation.

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Urban Intelligences, Subjects, and Subjectivities

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Urban Intelligences, Subjects, and Subjectivities

Locations:

London,

Led by Senior Urban Fellow from 2013-14 Adam Greenfield, this project sought to develop a richer account of the affective and experiential dimensions of everyday urban life in the presence of networked informatic systems.

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