This multi-week class organized by Michael Allen explores the history of power structures that seek to contain the elements of American cities—real estate parcels, neighborhoods, buildings, and even people—that have been perceived as disorderly or otherwise unruly. Readings and discussions will present a counter-narrative suggesting that change, emergence of alternative economies, and community autonomy are often mistaken for disorder—and that the quest for order often destabilizes urban systems.
Order, Autonomy, and the City–
- This program is part of the series:
- Urbanist–in–Residence: Michael Allen