Please post your response for: Jeffrey Hou, “(Not) your Everyday Public Space,” in Jeffrey Hou, ed., Insurgent Public Space: Guerilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities (Routledge, 2010): 1-17.
Please also check out Blaine Merker’s chapter, titled “Taking Place: Rebar’s absurd tactics in generous urbanism,” (p 45-58) in Hou’s edited book; and
Mimi Zieger’s pieces in Places:
Sadler, Simon. “Formulary for a New Urbanism: Rethinking the City.” In The Situationist City. 69-103. Cambridge, MA; London, England: MIT Press, 1999.
Please post here your reading response for James Corner’s “The Agency of Mapping: Speculation, Critique and Invention.” In Mappings, edited by Denis Cosgrove. 213-52. London: Reaktion, 1999.
Thanks to Stefania and Zamilla for their presentations! The required reading for next week is:
AlSayyad, Nezar, and Ananya Roy. “Medieval Modernity: On Citizenship and Urbanism in a Global Era.” Space and Polity 10, no. 1 (April 2006): 1-20.
I will be posting Prof. Bhatt’s “How the other half builds” (1984) and Jacob Riis’s How the Other Half Lives (1890) on My Courses as well. Please familiarize yourself with these two works.
Thanks to Brian and Newsha for their presentations! The required reading for next week is:
Kilian, Ted. “Public and Private, Power and Space.” In The Production of Public Space, edited by Andrew Light and Jonathan M. Smith. 115-34. Lanham, Boulder, New York, Oxford: Rowman & Littlefield 1998.
The PDF is available on MyCourses. Please remember to post your reading responses 24 hours in advance of class.