What Is the Urban?

Registers of a World Interior

 

Ross Exo Adams, "Introductory Remarks: The Urban as a Rationality"

 

SESSION 1. URBAN AS INTERIOR

Nikos Katsikis, "Terra Urbis: Composite Geo-Taxonomies for an Urbanization without an Outside"

Charles Rice, "After the Street"

Antonio Petrov, "Weltbauen: Territory and the Architectural Imaginary"

 

SESSION 2. URBAN AS FACTORY

Max Viatori, "Ocean Internalities and Capitalism in Peru"

Rania Ghosn and El Hadi Jazairy, "Geographies of Trash"

Jane Rongerude, "Poverty Housing as Space and Process: Strategies of Making Do"

 

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION, chaired by Albert Pope

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Albert Pope, "Airquake" 

 

SESSION 3. URBAN AS STRATEGY

Kenny Cupers, "Planetary Ruralization"

Ayala Levin, "Where is the Urban? The Sierra Leone National Urbanization Plan, 1965"

Marwan Ghandour, "The Expansive Space of the State and Its Global Limits"

Discussion: Urban as Strategy

 

SESSION 4: URBAN AS BECOMING

AbdouMaliq Simone, "Blackness and the Urban Inoperable"

Alice Randall, "Zagging with Ziggy"

Barbara Ching, "The College Campus as World Exterior"

Discussion: Urban as Becoming

 

PLENARY ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION, chaired by James C. Scott

 
 

Iowa State University

Department of Architecture

April 4-5, 2016