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335 - Covert Landscapes

Speaker(s):
• Amna Ansari | Associate | SWA Group
Date: 11/09/2017 | Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room: 8C
LUHs: 1 | HSW: Yes | ADA: No | GBCI: No | SD: No
Capacity: Unlimited
Through October 02: $0.00
Through November 03: $0.00
Onsite November 03: $0.00

Description
Since the 1960s, public spaces have become increasingly governed by a growing set of regulations and restrictions from extreme surveillance, private ownership and intricate laws, which are the hidden structures of public spaces. How can the onset of emerging technologies liberate new public space models? In the context of American cities, what challenges are practitioners confronting and how are these practices covertly undermining the discipline’s investment in public architecture and planning?