The MA Architecture + Urbanism course is the Manchester School of Architecture's taught postgraduate course which conducts research into how global cultural and economic forces influence contemporary cities. The design, functioning and future of urban situations is explored in written, drawn and modelled work which builds on the legacy of twentieth century urban theory and is directed towards the development of sustainable cities.

Monday, 9 November 2015

Architecture + Urbanism recommends 'James Corner: Intimate Immensity - Public Space in the City'

A Landscape Architecture Open Lecture at Manchester School of Architecture

Tuesday 17 November 2015
5.30pm—7.30pm

Lecture Theatre BZ403
Benzie Building
Boundary St West / Higher Ormond St
Manchester
M15 6BR


James Corner is a leading-edge landscape architect and founder of James Corner Field Operations, based in New York City. He is also professor of landscape and urbanism at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. His work has been recognized with the National Design Award, the Architecture Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the D&AD Black Pencil Award.

As an alumnus of the MMU landscape department, James returns to Manchester to discuss current ideas about the design of vibrant urban public spaces, the importance of seeing cities as landscapes, and the capacity for landscape to create new forms of city-making. He will present his designs for New York’s High Line, Santa Monica’s Tongva Park and London’s South Park at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, among other innovative public realm projects around the world.

His new book, THE HIGH LINE, published by Phaidon, will be available for signing after the talk and can be ordered at a 35% discount on registration.


Tickets

Please book your ticket online using the links on the msa.ac.uk website

Manchester School of Architecture Students only
Free Admission — Get your ticket on Eventbrite

Other Students and External Visitors
£10 Admission — Please pay using BuyOnline


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