Monday, August 08, 2011

Ecological Urbanism

Gareth Doherty from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design will speak on "Ecological Urbanism: Geography, Ethnography, Ecology" at the University of Sydney, 11 August 2011. His book Ecological Urbanism was published in 2010.

Ecological Urbanism: Geography, Ethnography, Ecology

11 August 2011

Ecological Urbanism

Public Lecture by Gareth Doherty

About the Lecture

Ecological Urbanism was published in 2010 by Lars Muller Publishers. The book and larger project of ecological urbanism considers the political, social, and emotional ecologies of the city, as well as the environmental.

This lecture will outline the main positions of ecological urbanism, and will also address some of the challenges it presents, including a renewed focus on the geographic and ethnographic aspects of urbanism and design.

About the Lecturer

Gareth Doherty is a Lecturer in Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning and Design, at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. His research and teaching have focused on the intersections of landscape, urbanism, ecology, and anthropology. He edited Ecological Urbanism with Mohsen Mostafavi (2010). He is a founding editor of New Geographies journal, and editor in chief of New Geographies 3, "Urbanisms of Color" (2011). In addition to a D.Des. from Harvard, Doherty has an M.L.A. and Certificate in Urban Design from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.Agr.Sc. and B.Agr.Sc. from University College Dublin.

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